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[Asia] Faulty taxation makes tobacco 'highly affordable' in Bangladesh, study find

The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project’s (ITC Project) study found that the price of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco increased ... This calls for a reform in the tobacco tax system as “tobacco users may switch between tobacco product
bdnews24.com (bd)
added May 7, 2016 18:46
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[Asia] Tobacco victims tell their own stories in Bangladesh's new pictorial warnings

Health Minister Mohammed Nasim launched the compelling national campaign – People Behind The Packs -- on Thursday at the Secretariat. It is designed to reinforce the nine graphic health warnings made mandatory on 50 percent of all tobacco packs sold in
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:54
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Dhaka University makes all campus buildings 'no smoking zone'

Dhaka University has banned smoking inside all its buildings on the campus. A University Syndicate decision taken on Mar 21 has banned smoking inside all buildings -- faculties, institutes, offices, classrooms, laboratories and others, says a DU media s
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 5, 2016 16:51
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[Bangladesh] Programme demanding anti-tobacco law implementation begins Monday

An alliance of 12 anti-tobacco organisations has announced a three-day programme in demand for publishing health warnings with pictures on the packets of tobacco products from March 19 as per the existing Smoking and Tobacco Products (Control) Act.
Financial Express (bd)
added Mar 14, 2016 00:48
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Health minister firm as tobacco industry resorts to new tricks

manufactures on Saturday started distributing leaflets of the future packs – as they would like to see them -- with the graphic warning in the lower part. Lawmakers, anti-tobacco activists, and journalists reacted to those leaflets at a programme on Sat
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:58
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Appellate Division upholds HC verdict on tobacco control

has upheld a High Court verdict pronounced 16 years ago to control production and processing of tobacco products. The verdict contained several directives, which asked the government to extend financial support to farmers so that they could stop growing
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 1, 2016 19:23
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco farming reduced in Jhenidah

a number of farmers in the district have left cultivation of the harmful item and switched to food crops, thanks to the motivational campaign of government officials and civil society activists. Photo: Star
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:34
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Kids trapped in Tobacco Menace

For many struggling Lalmonirhat families, relatively lucrative tobacco farming appears to be a blessing. But cultivating the crop brings significant health consequences. Worse still, with children commonly engaged in tending fields, the health of many yo
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:00
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Experts welcome India's tobacco control pledge made in Dhaka

India has endorsed the 'Dhaka Declaration on SDG Action in South Asia' that has set the agenda for making the region tobacco free by 2030. "As the country is grappling with shrinking health budgets, India's strategy to reduce the burden of non-communica
New Kerala.com (in)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:49
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[Asia, Bangladesh] High Court issues rule for ban on public smoking

The High Court has issued a rule asking why it should not order the government to take necessary steps for banning smoking in public places according to the existing law.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:21
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