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[Asia] Positives outweigh negatives in Bangladesh's amended tobacco control law

Parliament of Bangladesh amended the Smoking and Tobacco Product Usage (Control) Act of 2005 by adding many tough tobacco control measures. These include a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertisement promotion and sponsorship, a ban on sale to and by mino
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 19, 2013 14:08
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[Asia] Tobacco industry robs Bangladesh child workers of childhood

Child labour in tobacco processing and bidi factories is banned in Bangladesh. But a large number of children continue to be employed in these hazardous activities for a living. During a recent visit to the northern district of Lalmonirhat, children we
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jan 30, 2016 21:40
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[Asia] Perceived effectiveness of text and pictorial health warnings for smokeless tobacco packages in Navi Mumbai, India, and Dhaka, Bangladesh: findings from an experimental study

Pictorial warnings are more effective than text-only messages. Pictorial warnings depicting graphic health effects may have the greatest impact, consistent with research from high-income countries on cigarette warnings.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 24, 2015 11:22
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[Asia, Bangladesh] BATB holds concert, violates tobacco control law

An anti-tobacco body, PROGAA, which has deployed a team to investigate the tricky advertisement of tobacco products and companies across Bangladesh, found that the British American Tobacco (BAT) started the concert from Friday. “It is to promote a new b
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Sep 21, 2014 22:58
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco industry sways media before budget

Ten leading newspapers – categorised on the basis of their circulation – were found to be carrying most stories that go in favour of tobacco industries during that period. Electronics media too was not an exception. Most of the ‘talk shows’ to discourag
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 29, 2013 13:07
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[Bangladesh] Smoke-free law non-compliant with WHO: Experts

Bangladesh's current smoke-free law is not compliant with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC), said speakers at a dissemination seminar in the capital yesterday.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Mar 18, 2013 10:11
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[Bangladesh] Tobacco Control Act-2005 to be strengthened

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Barrister Shafique Ahmed on Sunday said the Tobacco Control Act-2005 will be strengthened to save the people from effect of smoking.
The Independent (bd)
added Jul 31, 2012 13:11
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[Asia, Korea - North] North Korean Diplomat Kicked Out Of Bangladesh For Smuggling Over 1 Million Cigarettes

Bangladesh has kicked out a North Korean diplomat after he was caught smuggling more than one million cigarettes as well as electronics into the country in a shipping container, Dhaka officials said today. Han Son Ik, the first secretary of the North Kor
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:09
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[Bangladesh] Swedwatch’s response to BAT statement on report ‘Smokescreens in the supply chain’ (PDF)

It is Swedwatch’s expectation that BAT, based on the findings in the report and BATs assertion regarding own investigation and remedial action, may conduct international good practice impact assessments and consultations with local stakeholders and vulne
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:51
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[Asia, Sweden] British American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms

vowed on Thursday to investigate some of its supply farms in Bangladesh after a Swedish campaign group uncovered the use of child workers to grow and process tobacco. Swedwatch, which surveyed three tobacco farming districts in Bangladesh, said it found
Reuters
added Jun 30, 2016 16:19
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