Headlines Tagged with Bangladesh — 566 headlines found
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
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
Nov 11, 2014 Financial Express (bd)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:50
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
Oct 16, 2014 Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:35