Headlines Tagged with Bangladesh — 587 headlines found
has upheld a High Court verdict pronounced 16 years ago to control production and processing of tobacco products. The verdict contained several directives, which asked the government to extend financial support to farmers so that they could stop growing
Mar 1, 2016 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 1, 2016 19:23
This was the unmarked headquarters of the Shahbag movement. A cloud of cigarette smoke hung over the scene. ‘‘We’re so tense these days that everybody has started smoking again,’’
Dec 29, 2015 New York Times
added Dec 29, 2015 15:52
Three of India’s next door neighbours — Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka — adopted better tobacco control strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) report released on Tuesday.
Jul 9, 2015 Deccan Herald (in)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
Conversion of fertile paddy and jute lands into tobacco farming has to be halted immediately and expansion of tobacco acreage has to be stopped in the country, demanded discussants at a roundtable in the capital yesterday.
Apr 19, 2015 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 18, 2015 15:43
With the amended tobacco control law defining all indoor work places as 'public place', smoking is not possible even in private office buildings. More than 45 percent people either smoke or chew tobacco in Bangladesh, making it one of the top five count
Apr 17, 2015 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:49
ILRF lauds the US Government’s decision today to suspend Bangladesh from the Generalized System of Preferences trade program ... the tobacco industry was the largest beneficiary of Bangladesh’s GSP program, accounting for over $11 million in tobacco expor
Jun 25, 2013 International Labor Rights Forum
added Jun 28, 2013 15:26
Overcoming more than four years of delays and strong tobacco industry opposition, the Parliament of Bangladesh has enacted a new law that significantly strengthens the country’s efforts to reduce tobacco use.
May 10, 2013 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 16, 2013 02:58
“We want to see the law passed this session,” Ruhul Amin Rushd, convenor of Anti-Tobacco Media Alliance, a journalists’ platform representing all media outlets in Dhaka, said at a human chain programme. He made the demand as the government is already la
Jan 27, 2013 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:13
Dhaka Ahsania Mission will organise a discussion meeting titled 'Implementation of Tobacco Control Law at Public Places and Transports' at the office of local parliament member of Khilgaon here tomorrow.
Oct 8, 2012 Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) (bd)
added Oct 9, 2012 03:02
Progga said according to the Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act 2005 it is illegal to use the name, sign, trademark or logo of any tobacco company in promotional activities. The law, which has been revised in 2013, also prohibits tobacco com
Oct 5, 2017 Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:00