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[Asia, Bangladesh] Kids trapped in Tobacco Menace

For many struggling Lalmonirhat families, relatively lucrative tobacco farming appears to be a blessing. But cultivating the crop brings significant health consequences. Worse still, with children commonly engaged in tending fields, the health of many yo
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:00
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[Asia, Bangladesh] 54pc of tobacco packs defy health warning directives

A total of 54 percent of tobacco packs in Bangladesh defy health warning label printing directives, a recent survey reveals. Tobacco Pack Surveillance System Cigarette Health Warning Compliance (TPackSS) in a partnership with the Bangladesh Center for C
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:47
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco companies flouting law thru open ads

Tobacco companies are putting on advertisements at shops across the country, although it is a “punishable offence”...not facing any consequences. Instead, tobacco companies openly award complementary prizes to customers, hold “job fairs” and debate compet
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 13, 2015 12:11
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[Bangladesh] Tobacco farming doubles in BD despite worry over ill effects

Campaigners made a fervent call for the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of farmers ... On the eve of the World Food Day -- October 16 -- they especially expressed worry about ill effects of aggressive expansion of the evil empire of tobacco on f
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:35
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[Bangladesh] PRI publishes study report on tobacco farming

Farmers cultivate tobacco because it yields the highest returns among all other crops, and supersedes all other cash crops as it provides a large sum of cash in one go, found a study.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Oct 14, 2012 17:48
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[Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco campaigners seek Finance's role

A group of anti-tobacco campaigners has made a petition to the Ministry of Finance under the Right to Information (RTI) Act to extract details of what they said 'its involvement with the amending process of tobacco control law and the tobacco industries.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 13, 2012 12:08
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BANGLADESH: Rising death toll from “poor man's cigarette”

Activists in Bangladesh are calling for a tobacco tax to fight the climbing death toll from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) caused by smoking, especially an inexpensive cigarette called a “bidi”,
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Aug 8, 2012 12:40
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[Bangladesh] Budget draws anti-tobacco backlash

Finance Minister A M A Muhith 'ignored' every quarter's request . . . "But all these demands and appeals for protecting public health have been overridden by the Finance Minister's sympathy for the tobacco industry," Rahman, also the coordinator of Camp
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jun 10, 2012 13:43
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MoFo stars in $1.5 bln Japan-Bangladesh tobacco deal

Morrison & Foerster, Dr. Kamal Hossain & Associates and DFDL Bangladesh have represented Japan Tobacco on its $1.5 billion agreement to buy the tobacco business of Bangladesh’s Akij Group, which was advised by Rouf & Associates.
Reuters
added Aug 21, 2018 10:23
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Bangladesh Dramatically Reduces Tobacco Use — Government Must Continue Life-Saving Progress

Bangladesh has dramatically reduced tobacco use over the past nine years, according to a new survey released today by the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Bangladesh’s second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) found that tobacco use has d
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:26
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