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SIDDIQI: Nine out of ten children in Bangladesh exposed to secondhand smoke

Bangladeshi children are clearly not benefiting from their country’s smoking ban. The authorities clearly need to do more, including properly enforcing the laws on smoking in public places. Public awareness campaigns are also needed to raise awareness ab
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:29
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

is the first to report on biochemically validated second hand smoke exposure among children in a low and middle-income country (LMIC). The Dhaka results are more than double of those expected globally (40 %) and in stark contrast with those reported in t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:56
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

Researchers say there is an urgent need for action after 95 per cent of children from 12 primary schools in Dhaka tested positive for recent second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure. The study, which involved collaboration with the University of Dhaka, is the f
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Primary School Children: A Survey in Dhaka, Bangladesh

What remains unknown is if children living in low-income countries are still exposed to SHS. Our study suggests that despite having a ban on smoking in public places, most primary school children in Dhaka, Bangladesh are still likely to be exposed to SHS.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco group calls for a ban on BAT-sponsored Battle of Minds

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
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:00
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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] 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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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco industries find new excuse to avoid GHW warning

National Board of Revenue (NBR) is supposed to issue a letter to the Health Ministry to postpone the lawful implementation of GHW...the tobacco companies induced NBR to work for its favor with an excuse of revenue loss and the similar possibilities are ar
Daily Observer (bd)
added Aug 28, 2017 03:09
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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] 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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