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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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Bangladesh Fire Kills More Than 100 and Injures Many

Major Mahbub said the fire could have been caused by an electrical fault or by a spark from a cigarette.
New York Times
added Nov 26, 2012 07:56
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[Bangladesh] PRI publishes study report on tobacco farming

A new research report published by Policy Research Institute (PRI) titled "Tobacco Cultivation: An Assessment of Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts" was officially launched recently, said a press release.
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 22, 2012 14:21
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[Bangladesh] Farmers find tobacco growing financially more rewarding

farmers in Bangladesh find it to be financially more rewarding than other crops, according to a report published recently by the Policy Research Institute (PRI). The average earning of tobacco farmers is around 30 per cent higher than non-tobacco farmers
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 21, 2012 14:40
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[Bangladesh] PRI publishes study report on tobacco farming

Farmers cultivate tobacco because it yields the highest returns among all other crops, and supersedes all other cash crops as it provides a large sum of cash in one go, found a study.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Oct 14, 2012 17:48
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