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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: 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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[Asia] Muhith says bidi, cheap cigarettes will be phased out in Bangladesh

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
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:25
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[Asia, Bangladesh] ZAFAR: Smoking and its harmful impact among students

The prevalence of smoking especially among the students of the private universities in Bangladesh is alarming. On a recent survey of students of two top ranking private universities, it was found that there is a high prevalence of smoking among students.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Dec 24, 2016 23:48
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Display of pictorial warning: Tobacco cos reluctant to implement it

tobacco companies and a vested group are now active to hinder the implementing of the mandatory display of pictorial warning on the tobacco products as well as the tobacco packs, sources said. According
The New Nation (bd)
added Jan 15, 2016 22:53
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[Bangladesh] Human chain on National Tobacco-free Day held

Protyasha, an anti-drugs club, Bangladesh Anti-tobacco Alliance and Manobik formed a human chain in front of the National Press Club in the city Thursday on the occasion of National Tobacco-free Day
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:29
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Indonesians top smokers in world

Male smoking rate is high in Asian countries, with Indonesian men ranked the world’s top smokers as 76% of them smoke. Infographics:
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:41
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[Bangladesh] Fetching more revenue from VAT, Income Tax

Cheap cigarettes occupied 36% of market share, which gradually grew to approximately 80% last year. As a result, it is becoming harder to maintain smoking regulations and is negatively impacting government revenue as well. It is highly suggested that a un
Financial Express (bd)
added May 11, 2017 14:12
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