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Protests Force Cancellation of Marlboro Concert Series in Bangladesh

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
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:45
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[Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco activists for ban on Marlboro campaign

Anti-tobacco campaigners have demanded immediate stoppage of advertising and promotional campaigns by the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris ... advocacy organization Progga protested the luxuries rock city concert 'road to rock nation' through
Financial Express (bd)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:50
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[Bangladesh] Tobacco farming doubles in BD despite worry over ill effects

Campaigners made a fervent call for the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of farmers ... On the eve of the World Food Day -- October 16 -- they especially expressed worry about ill effects of aggressive expansion of the evil empire of tobacco on f
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:35
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco industry urged to help poor farmers with real support

An anti-tobacco group has called on tobacco industry to end “rhetoric” on World Food Day and provide real support to poor tobacco farmers.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Oct 15, 2014 12:53
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[Bangladesh] Human chain on National Tobacco-free Day held

Protyasha, an anti-drugs club, Bangladesh Anti-tobacco Alliance and Manobik formed a human chain in front of the National Press Club in the city Thursday on the occasion of National Tobacco-free Day
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:29
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Mirpur superstore Prince Bazar fined for violating tobacco control law

Superstore ‘Prince Bazar’ at capital Dhaka’s Mirpur has been fined again for a breach of the tobacco control law. This time a Dhaka mobile court penalised it Tk 150,000 on Tuesday, nearly twice the amount it was slapped with in April this year for displa
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Sep 30, 2014 14:48
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[Asia, Bangladesh] BATB holds concert, violates tobacco control law

An anti-tobacco body, PROGAA, which has deployed a team to investigate the tricky advertisement of tobacco products and companies across Bangladesh, found that the British American Tobacco (BAT) started the concert from Friday. “It is to promote a new b
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Sep 21, 2014 22:58
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[Bangladesh] FUAD: Cancer and tobacco farming

However, our hope is that the 'Smoking & Tobacco Products Uses (Control) (Amendment) Act 2013' may create more restriction and more awareness on tobacco products, which will intimately help to reduce tobacco consumption and consequently curb its farming.
Financial Express (bd)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:31
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[Asia] 'Tobacco control at a crossroads in Bangladesh'

Bangladesh, among the top five countries in tobacco consumption, stands at a “critical juncture” in controlling it, president of the US-based Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) has said.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jul 12, 2014 15:19
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[Bangladesh] SARKAR: The 'magic realism' of anti-smoking law

The government has woken up to the hazards of smoking, and stepped into the traditionally free domain of the cigarette manufacturers. It has been increasing taxes on tobacco products every year. Yet it is pathetically failing to enforce the law that proh
Financial Express (bd)
added Jul 1, 2014 14:39
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