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[Bangladesh] Anti tobacco bill watered down

A parliamentary panel on Tuesday finalised the draft of the new anti-tobacco law recommending control, instead of a ban, on publicising tobacco products under corporate social responsibility. The final draft of Smoking and Tobacco Product Usage (Contro
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 3, 2013 13:48
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[Bangladesh] Smoke-free law non-compliant with WHO: Experts

Bangladesh's current smoke-free law is not compliant with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC), said speakers at a dissemination seminar in the capital yesterday.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Mar 18, 2013 10:11
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[Bangladesh, Brazil, Kenya] Tobacco farmers switching to alternatives

Throughout the world, tobacco farmers are beginning to switch to growing food or higher yielding crops, like bamboo. ... The campaign Unfairtobacco.org interviewed experts from Bangladesh, Kenya and Brazil during last year's Week of Alternative Liveliho
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 14, 2013 13:57
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Build tobacco free Bangladesh: Whip Feroz

Jatiya Sangsad Whip ASM Feroz today urged all concerned to build tobacco free Bangladesh by effectively enforcing 'tobacco control' in the country.
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) (bd)
added Jan 29, 2013 16:07
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[Bangladesh] Designated smoking zones won’t cut health hazards

Local and international experts warned on Thursday that designated smoking areas in restaurants and workplaces, as allowed in Bangladesh’s proposed Bill for Amending Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act, 2005, will threaten the health of commo
The Independent (bd)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:46
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[Bangladesh] Journos raise voice against tobacco

“We want to see the law passed this session,” Ruhul Amin Rushd, convenor of Anti-Tobacco Media Alliance, a journalists’ platform representing all media outlets in Dhaka, said at a human chain programme. He made the demand as the government is already la
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:13
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[Bangladesh] Health leaders warn that designated smoking areas threaten public health

Local and international experts warned this week that designated smoking areas in restaurants and workplaces, as allowed in Bangladesh’s proposed Bill for Amending Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act, 2005, will threaten the health of citizen
Asian Tribune
added Jan 26, 2013 05:14
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Bangladesh sets death clock updating tobacco-related deaths

Bangladesh unveiled a "Death Clock" in its capital to raise awareness about smoking-related deaths in a country which ranks among the world's highest in tobacco consumption.
Reuters
added Jan 13, 2013 23:49
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[Bangladesh] Trend of low VAT earning from tobacco sector disappoints NBR

NBR chairman Ghulam Hussain recently held a meeting with the VAT officials and instructed them to focus on three major sectors - tobacco, pharmaceuticals and cement. He instructed the taxmen to intensify intelligence activity to find out tax evasion in
Financial Express (bd)
added Jan 8, 2013 21:33
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[Bangladesh] 'Death Clock' ticks for tobacco users

An anti-tobacco organisation unveiled a 'Death Clock' in Dhaka on Saturday to remind lawmakers of the urgency for legislation to bring down the use of tobacco in Bangladesh. Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu inaugurated the clock on a billboard at t
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jan 6, 2013 11:39
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