Headlines Tagged with Bangladesh — 587 headlines found
The cultivation of tobacco has seen a sharp rise in Lalmonirhat and the rest of the country. The lack of awareness about its bad impact on soil fertility and the profitable offers from different tobacco companies are the main contributing factors. Farmer
Feb 25, 2014 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 25, 2014 15:29
Even after working 12 hours a day six days a week in toxic factory conditions rolling cigarettes in Bangladesh - followed by more cigarette rolling work at home - Shahnaz Begum, a 30-year-old mother of two, still cannot afford to feed her family.
Sep 19, 2012 Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Sep 19, 2012 16:45
Tobacco cultivation is grabbing an increasing acreage of cropland in Bangladesh, thanks to a lack of effective tobacco farming control policy, campaigners say.
Dec 24, 2014 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Dec 24, 2014 06:34
Anti-tobacco platform Adhunik and World Health Organization (WHO) jointly organised a discussion at the Jatiya Press Club, where speakers demanded strong government monitoring of cigarette-makers who, they say, lure farmers to cultivate tobacco on cropla
Jun 1, 2013 Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 09:44
An alliance of 12 anti-tobacco organisations has announced a three-day programme in demand for publishing health warnings with pictures on the packets of tobacco products from March 19 as per the existing Smoking and Tobacco Products (Control) Act.
Mar 13, 2016 Financial Express (bd)
added Mar 14, 2016 00:48
six in every 10 men aged 15 years and above and three in every 10 women of the same age group use tobacco, whether smoking or smokeless. That's the fourth highest consumption rate in Southeast Asia...different tax structures for different tobacco product
Sep 13, 2015 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Sep 12, 2015 20:04
The rise of tobacco consumption among the people in Bangladesh is helping both local and foreign companies further expand their business
May 10, 2013 Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added May 13, 2013 04:11
Increase in taxes on bidi would hamper the sector including women employment, bidi workers of different factories claimed yesterday. From a view exchange meeting on “Diary of Bidi workers” in the capital’s CIRDAP auditorium, speakers made the comment an
May 5, 2013 Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added May 5, 2013 20:28
The government is going to impose a tougher anti-tobacco law in the country aimed at prohibiting and restricting smoking in public places and regulating sales and advertise of tobacco products, reports BSS.
Aug 27, 2012 Financial Express (bd)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:08
Finance Minister AMA Muhith has vowed to phase out bidi and cheap cigarettes, which he says make up 80 percent of Bangladesh’s tobacco market. “We have decided along with some of the bidiwalas that bidi will be out of Bangladesh (sic),” he told reporte
Jul 29, 2017 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:25