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[Bangladesh] Discussion on Tobacco Control Law tomorrow

Dhaka Ahsania Mission will organise a discussion meeting titled 'Implementation of Tobacco Control Law at Public Places and Transports' at the office of local parliament member of Khilgaon here tomorrow.
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) (bd)
added Oct 9, 2012 03:02
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BANGLADESH: Hazardous "bidi” cigarette factories

Even after working 12 hours a day six days a week in toxic factory conditions rolling cigarettes in Bangladesh - followed by more cigarette rolling work at home - Shahnaz Begum, a 30-year-old mother of two, still cannot afford to feed her family.
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Sep 19, 2012 16:45
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[Bangladesh] Cabinet approves draft of tougher anti-tobacco law

The government is going to impose a tougher anti-tobacco law in the country aimed at prohibiting and restricting smoking in public places and regulating sales and advertise of tobacco products, reports BSS.
Financial Express (bd)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:08
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[Bangladesh] Cabinet nods tobacco law

The Cabinet on Monday endorsed in principle the draft for amendment to the tobacco control law, which doubles the fine to Tk 100 for smoking at public places.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:05
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[Bangladesh] Cabinet nods tobacco law

The Cabinet on Monday endorsed in principle the draft for amendment to the tobacco control law, which doubles the fine to Tk 100 for smoking at public places.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 27, 2012 14:18
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[Bangladesh] Meet on tobacco control held in Gopalganj

A discussion meeting on the role of mass media in tobacco control was held at Gopalganj Press Club Monday. Alliance for Cooperation and Legal Aid Bangladesh (ACLAB), Gopalganj district unit organised the meeting.
Financial Express (bd)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:23
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[Bangladesh] Meet on tobacco control held in Gopalganj

A discussion meeting on the role of mass media in tobacco control was held at Gopalganj Press Club Monday. Alliance for Cooperation and Legal Aid Bangladesh (ACLAB), Gopalganj district unit organised the meeting.
Financial Express (bd)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:23
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[Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco campaigners seek Finance's role

A group of anti-tobacco campaigners has made a petition to the Ministry of Finance under the Right to Information (RTI) Act to extract details of what they said 'its involvement with the amending process of tobacco control law and the tobacco industries.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 13, 2012 12:08
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BANGLADESH: Rising death toll from “poor man's cigarette”

Activists in Bangladesh are calling for a tobacco tax to fight the climbing death toll from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) caused by smoking, especially an inexpensive cigarette called a “bidi”,
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Aug 8, 2012 12:40
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[Bangladesh] Tobacco Control Act-2005 to be strengthened

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Barrister Shafique Ahmed on Sunday said the Tobacco Control Act-2005 will be strengthened to save the people from effect of smoking.
The Independent (bd)
added Jul 31, 2012 13:11
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