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[Asia, Bangladesh] 17 fined for smoking in public

A mobile court in a drive fined 17 people for smoking in public on the premises of the deputy commissioner's office and Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court in the district town on Tuesday noon. During the drive, the mobile court fined each person Tk 50
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 7, 2016 05:24

[Asia, Bangladesh] Health minister advised to be strict to counter tobacco industry tricks

But the tobacco industry group, in violation of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) wrote to the health ministry to make changes in the provision. They want to print the warning pictures in the lower part of the packs so that they d (bd)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:50

[Asia] The Price of Secularism in Bangladesh

This was the unmarked headquarters of the Shahbag movement. A cloud of cigarette smoke hung over the scene. ‘‘We’re so tense these days that everybody has started smoking again,’’
New York Times
added Dec 29, 2015 15:52

[Asia, Bangladesh] Quader says making new anti-tobacco laws will not help

Obaidul Quader has called for the strict enforcement of anti-tobacco laws to curb tobacco use in Bangladesh. The formulation of new laws would “not be of much help”, he said at an anti-tobacco seminar on Wednesday. (bd)
added Dec 3, 2015 20:08

[Asia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan] The Heart Disease Conundrum

SOUTH ASIANS today account for more than half of the world’s cardiac patients...Known as the Framingham Heart Study, it is perhaps the most influential investigation in the history of modern medicine... The initial outlay was modest: about $94,000, mostly
New York Times
added Nov 29, 2015 05:13

[Asia, Bangladesh] TOBACCO SCOURGE Still a long way to go before stubbing it out

six in every 10 men aged 15 years and above and three in every 10 women of the same age group use tobacco, whether smoking or smokeless. That's the fourth highest consumption rate in Southeast Asia...different tax structures for different tobacco product
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Sep 12, 2015 20:04

[Asia] Predictors of smoking cessation behavior among Bangladeshi adults: findings from ITC Bangladesh survey

Research findings on the predictors of smoking cessation behavior identified in Western countries may not be generalizable to smokers in the Southeast Asian countries (i.e ., Bangladesh)...
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Aug 10, 2015 20:07

[Asia] Perceived effectiveness of text and pictorial health warnings for smokeless tobacco packages in Navi Mumbai, India, and Dhaka, Bangladesh: findings from an experimental study

Pictorial warnings are more effective than text-only messages. Pictorial warnings depicting graphic health effects may have the greatest impact, consistent with research from high-income countries on cigarette warnings.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 24, 2015 11:22

[Asia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka] Pakistan outdoes India in Tobacco control: WHO

Pakistan along with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has implemented superior strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco in comparison with India, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41

[Asia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka] Neighbours outdo India in tobacco control, says WHO

Three of India’s next door neighbours — Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka — adopted better tobacco control strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) report released on Tuesday.
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
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