Headlines Tagged with Bangladesh — 578 headlines found
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
Tobacco companies are putting on advertisements at shops across the country, although it is a “punishable offence”...not facing any consequences. Instead, tobacco companies openly award complementary prizes to customers, hold “job fairs” and debate compet
Apr 13, 2015 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 13, 2015 12:11
Pakistan has set an example for Bangladesh and many other countries to follow in public health with an announcement that it will implement a new pictorial health warning on tobacco packs next month.
Feb 11, 2015 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:25
Huge paddy lands have been targeted for farming tobacco in Lalmonirhat for this season. Farmers are farming tobacco instead of paddy and other crops after getting seeds, fertilizers and interest loan facilities from the tobacco companies in the district.
Jan 21, 2015 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 20, 2015 22:53
Another local tax expert was of the view that cigarette excise duty structure in South Asia region including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are relatively complicated and reflect the different market dynamics in various countries. Multiple categories (br
Jan 18, 2015 Business Recorder (pk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:34
Every year 2.5 lakh Bangladeshis die due to tobacco and the rate of death is 28 per hour, according to a report of World Health Organization (WHO) that was presented in a seminar yesterday.
Jan 13, 2015 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 12, 2015 23:36
Tobacco cultivation is grabbing an increasing acreage of cropland in Bangladesh, thanks to a lack of effective tobacco farming control policy, campaigners say.
Dec 24, 2014 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Dec 24, 2014 06:34
80 percent of more than 300 million consumers of smokeless tobacco in 70 countries belong to India and Bangladesh, a report on the global use of smokeless tobacco has claimed.
Dec 16, 2014 Zee News (in)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:09
a global marketing campaign — called Be Marlboro — that uses themes and images that appeal to youth. Now Philip Morris has canceled a series of concerts in Bangladesh after health advocates protested that the concerts violated the country’s tobacco contr
Nov 24, 2014 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:45