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[Asia] Bangladesh Enacts Landmark Tobacco Control Law

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.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 16, 2013 02:58
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[Bangladesh] Journos raise voice against tobacco

“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
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:13
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[Bangladesh] Discussion on Tobacco Control Law tomorrow

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.
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) (bd)
added Oct 9, 2012 03:02
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[Bangladesh, UK] British diplomat lobbied on behalf of big tobacco

The Foreign Office is immersed in a major lobbying row after it emerged that a senior official sought to help a British tobacco company to avoid paying tax owed to one of the world’s poorest countries. Alison Blake, the British high commissioner to Bang
The Observer (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:53
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[Asia, Bangladesh] ISLAM: Relentless fight against tobacco

we see people smoking randomly in public places. Smoking is surely creating an extra burden on our health system as various smoking-related health problems take away a good chunk of our medical expenses. It is sad to see that poor people like day workers
Financial Express (bd)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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[Asia] Graphic health warning on packs: Tobacco companies 'continue to flout rules' in Bangladesh

One year after rules of printing the graphical health warning on pack made mandatory, a study finds most tobacco companies are still flouting the law. The tobacco industry rather resorted to fresh “ill tactics” to undermine the implementation of the la
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:22
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[Bangladesh] Speakers for strict enforcement of tobacco control law

Strict enforcement of the amended Tobacco Control Law has become an urgent need for freeing the public places from smoking, said speakers at a discussion on Sunday. They said gross violation of the act continues in restricted areas including public place
Financial Express (bd)
added Jan 9, 2017 22:13
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco farming reduced in Jhenidah

a number of farmers in the district have left cultivation of the harmful item and switched to food crops, thanks to the motivational campaign of government officials and civil society activists. Photo: Star
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:34
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[Asia] Ignore tobacco industry’s ‘ridiculous’ arguments, campaigner Rob Cunningham tells Bangladesh government

Bangladesh only recently set the deadline of Mar 19 this year for mandatory display covering top 50 percent of the front and back sides of the packets. But bdnews24.com has evidence suggesting that tobacco industry is lobbying hard to delay the printing
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:15
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco industry urged to help poor farmers with real support

An anti-tobacco group has called on tobacco industry to end “rhetoric” on World Food Day and provide real support to poor tobacco farmers.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Oct 15, 2014 12:53
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