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Graphic health warnings on tobacco packets and containers: compliance status in Bangladesh

Effective implementation of GHW labels in low-income and middle-income countries requires awareness-raising among key stakeholders, combined with focused monitoring and compliance strategies. This should take into account different product categories and
Tobacco Control
added Jun 13, 2018 06:27
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Trend in the affordability of tobacco products in Bangladesh: findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

in countries experiencing rapid economic growth, significant tax increases are needed to counteract the effect of income growth, in order for the tax increases to be effective in reducing tobacco use.
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2018 03:21
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

t a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities...Therefore, tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-sets any positive effects of
Tobacco Control
added Apr 29, 2018 00:47
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys

a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities to accommodate their smoking behaviour... tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:34
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Trend in the affordability of tobacco products in Bangladesh: findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tax increases that were implemented during 2009–2015 were not enough to increase tobacco product prices sufficiently to outweigh the effect of income growth, and to reduce tobacco consumption. The findings from this research inform policymakers that i
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 23:38
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[Asia] Are we slowly killing our children? Nine out of 10 children are exposed to second-hand smoke in Bangladesh

though worldwide 40 percent of children are exposed to second-hand smoking (SHS), in Bangladesh—a country with laws against smoking in public places—as many as 95 percent of children are affected, which is more than double the global ratio. This shocking
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:13
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[Asia] NINE OUT OF 10 CHILDREN IN BANGLADESH EXPOSED TO SECONDHAND SMOKE

Bangladesh outlawed smoking in public places in 2013. However, our survey of primary school children in the capital, Dhaka, found that 95 per cent had recently been exposed... Unfortunately, social norms around smoking are not showing a similar trend in
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:18
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Strict enforcement of tobacco act stressed

As the anti-tobacco campaign is carried out at a considerable scale, tobacco companies are changing strategies to hinder success in the policy-making process by inspiring farmers in tobacco cultivation offering them lucrative profits, they said. The opin
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:04
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[Asia, Bangladesh] EDITORIAL: Smoking kills everyone

Smoking in public is banned in Bangladesh and people caught smoking in public have to pay a fine. Despite this, people continue to smoke in public....Does tar in cigarettes have worse implications on female lungs than male ones? Does the smoke coming out
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:01
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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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