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Protests Force Cancellation of Marlboro Concert Series in Bangladesh

a global marketing campaign — called Be Marlboro — that uses themes and images that appeal to youth. Now Philip Morris has canceled a series of concerts in Bangladesh after health advocates protested that the concerts violated the country’s tobacco contr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:45
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[Bangladesh] 'Enhanced taxes can reduce number of tobacco users'

Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) and Tobacco Control Coalition jointly organised the ATMA's regional meeting at the conference hall of Association for Community Development (ACD) demanding enhanced taxes on all tobacco products including bidi and ciga
Financial Express (bd)
added May 27, 2014 01:57
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[Bangladesh] PRI publishes study report on tobacco farming

A new research report published by Policy Research Institute (PRI) titled "Tobacco Cultivation: An Assessment of Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts" was officially launched recently, said a press release.
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 22, 2012 14:21
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[Bangladesh] Farmers find tobacco growing financially more rewarding

farmers in Bangladesh find it to be financially more rewarding than other crops, according to a report published recently by the Policy Research Institute (PRI). The average earning of tobacco farmers is around 30 per cent higher than non-tobacco farmers
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 21, 2012 14:40
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[Asia] Faulty taxation makes tobacco 'highly affordable' in Bangladesh, study find

The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project’s (ITC Project) study found that the price of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco increased ... This calls for a reform in the tobacco tax system as “tobacco users may switch between tobacco product
bdnews24.com (bd)
added May 7, 2016 18:46
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[Asia, Bangladesh] High Court issues rule for ban on public smoking

The High Court has issued a rule asking why it should not order the government to take necessary steps for banning smoking in public places according to the existing law.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:21
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[Asia] Smoking kills 2.5 lakh a year in Bangladesh

Every year 2.5 lakh Bangladeshis die due to tobacco and the rate of death is 28 per hour, according to a report of World Health Organization (WHO) that was presented in a seminar yesterday.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 12, 2015 23:36
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Network against tobacco formed

A nine-member executive committee was formed in a function in Dhaka to run the Bangladesh Tobacco Control Research Network over the next two years. New York’s Bloomberg Philanthropies would fund the network where institutions and individuals could enrol
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Sep 26, 2013 23:40
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[Bangladesh] Activists fear anti-tobacco law may 'stumble'

An anti-tobacco law which parliament passed recently could "stumble" if proper implementation and monitoring were not ensured, anti-tobacco activists said on Sunday. Parliament recently passed an amendment to the anti-tobacco law with strict provisions
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added May 20, 2013 09:29
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[Bangladesh] Anti tobacco bill watered down

A parliamentary panel on Tuesday finalised the draft of the new anti-tobacco law recommending control, instead of a ban, on publicising tobacco products under corporate social responsibility. The final draft of Smoking and Tobacco Product Usage (Contro
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 3, 2013 13:48
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