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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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[Asia, Bangladesh] Four in 10 kids smoke first cigarette before age 10: Study

Four in 10 school-going children in the country smoke first cigarette before the age of 10 years, and they are hardly refused while buying cigarettes, says a new study, reports UNB. It reveals that 9 per cent students reported that they ever smoked cig
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:16
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[Asia, Bangladesh] CI seizes contraband cigarettes at HSIA

The Customs Intelligence (CI) seized on Sunday a significant volume of contraband cigarettes worth Tk 1.2 million from the Hazrat Sahjalal International Airport (HSIA). The CI seized 30000 sticks of illegal cigarette in 150 cartons around 12:30 pm.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:16
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Four in 10 kids smoke first cigarette before age 10: Study

A total of 3,113 students of 52 schools participated in this study tilted, 'Prevalence of tobacco use and its contributing factors among adolescents in Bangladesh: Results from a population-based study'.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:04
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Low taxes will keep tobacco affordable / Campaigners told conference

Anti-tobacco campaigners yesterday demanded an increase in tax rates on tobacco products as the proposed taxation policy for fiscal 2017-18 will keep the items within people's reach. Tax on tobacco products such as cigarettes was not increased in accord
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:33
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