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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 (bd)
added Sep 21, 2014 22:58

[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

[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. (bd)
added Jul 12, 2014 15:19

[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

[Bangladesh] NBR urged to raise taxes on tobacco

The Health Ministry has suggested the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to increase taxes on tobacco and tobacco products in the national budget for fiscal 2014-2015. "I would like to request the Finance Minister through the NBR to enhance taxes as much as
Financial Express (bd)
added May 29, 2014 14:23

[Bangladesh] 'Enhanced taxes can reduce number of tobacco users'

Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) and Tobacco Control Coalition jointly organised the ATMA's regional meeting at the conference hall of Association for Community Development (ACD) demanding enhanced taxes on all tobacco products including bidi and ciga
Financial Express (bd)
added May 27, 2014 01:57

[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco tax raise demanded for public health

Md Oli Ahad, a Programme Officer of SERAC’s said, "Every year we lose 2,912 crore BDT after bidi consumption which could be used to generate employment for many. Besides, the annual expenses after bidi smoking can be converted into purchasing 485 crore e
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 20, 2014 14:11

[Asia, Bangladesh] Farmers switch over to tobacco

Farmers are switching over to tobacco cultivation in the command area of Teesta Irrigation Project, the largest of its kind in the country, as Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has failed to provide adequate irrigational water in the dry season.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 6, 2014 09:02

[Asia, Bangladesh] Shops fined for tobacco slip-up

Five shops, including superstores, and seven people in Dhaka’s Mirpur were fined on Sunday for flouting the tobacco control law. (bd)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:36

[Asia, Bangladesh] Children exploited in tobacco fields

Children of many villages of Lalmonirhat are working at tobacco plantations along with their parents who are unaware of the harmful effects of the crop. Harvesting and processing poses serious threat to their health and mindset. Although most parents are
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 1, 2014 16:04
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