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[Asia] Pakistan, India and Bangladesh: experts find cigarette tax structures complicated

Another local tax expert was of the view that cigarette excise duty structure in South Asia region including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are relatively complicated and reflect the different market dynamics in various countries. Multiple categories (br
Business Recorder (pk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:34
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[Asia] Bangladesh worse than Pakistan in tobacco control

Pakistan has set an example for Bangladesh and many other countries to follow in public health with an announcement that it will implement a new pictorial health warning on tobacco packs next month.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:25
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[Asia, Bangladesh, UK, USA] E-cigarettes: A consumer led revolution

There is a vibrant industry of perhaps 300 successful and emerging small and medium enterprises (SMEs) all over the UK either making and marketing products, or importing and reselling from manufacturers in the Far East. Larger players, including tobacco
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Oct 29, 2013 16:05
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[Asia, Bangladesh] ‘Tobacco lobbyist’s active’

Tobacco companies have appointed ‘powerful lobbyists’ to secure their interests by liaising with the government’s upper echelon, said State Minister for Law Qamrul Islam. “There is a movement to control Tobacco use. Tobacco companies have appointed lobby
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:32
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco tax raise demanded for public health

Md Oli Ahad, a Programme Officer of SERAC’s said, "Every year we lose 2,912 crore BDT after bidi consumption which could be used to generate employment for many. Besides, the annual expenses after bidi smoking can be converted into purchasing 485 crore e
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 20, 2014 14:11
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[Asia, Bangladesh] All out for tobacco law

The government will work out rules within two months to implement the recently passed tobacco control law, Health Secretary MM Neazuddin has said. He said a ‘comprehensive plan’ was underway to strictly implement the amended law. “We’ll not let anyone to
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:20
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[Asia] Bangladesh passed a “tough law” banning smoking in public places

The Parliament of Bangladesh has just passed a “tough law” banning smoking in public places, including on transport. According to this new law those who violate the law will be slapped and a fine of 300 TKs will be fined. It is an amendment brought in t
Asian Tribune
added May 6, 2013 01:39
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[Asia, Bangladesh] EDITORIAL: Making a killing

Now they're here reaping unimaginable profits, selling cigarettes to poor, unsuspecting consumers ... mandate that they contribute funds for public health, as they do in the West. This should be the price for the privilege of being allowed to sell their
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 11:16
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The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Bangladesh (PDF) FREE FULL TEXT

Bangladesh is one of the largest tobacco consuming countries in the world. Over 58% of men and 29% of women use some form of tobacco, whether smoked (both cigarettes and bidis) or smokeless. In 2012, an estimated 46.3 million adults used some form of toba
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
added May 31, 2012 08:02
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment

PROGGA and The Daily Star recently organised a roundtable on "Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment". Here we publish a summary of the discussions...on March 12 this year the government has finalized necessary rules of the Law. It clearly delineat
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 30, 2015 13:24
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