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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tk 300 fine for public smoking

Smokers in public place will be slapped with Tk 300 in fines and industries will print pictorial health warning covering half of both sides of the tobacco pack from now on as Parliament passed a ‘tough’ law on Monday, ending nearly four years of dawdling (bd)
added Apr 30, 2013 14:21

[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco industry sways media before budget

Ten leading newspapers – categorised on the basis of their circulation – were found to be carrying most stories that go in favour of tobacco industries during that period. Electronics media too was not an exception. Most of the ‘talk shows’ to discourag (bd)
added Apr 29, 2013 13:07

[Asia, Bangladesh] MANSOOR: Raising tax on cigarette

The media has rightly given importance to a press conference organised recently by the 'Human Resources and Health Foundation' at the National Press Cub, Dhaka. The press conference has strongly advocated for increasing tax on cigarette. This should be c
Financial Express (bd)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:02

[Asia] HOSSAIN: Tobacco control in Bangladesh and challenges ahead

Awareness is the key to fight tobacco. Interventions to reduce or quit smoking should be directed towards the poor, young, and people with lower education, and women should be targeted for prevention of the use of smokeless tobacco products. Along with la
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 13, 2013 15:57

[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 (bd)
added Apr 3, 2013 13:48

[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

[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 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

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

[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

[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 (bd)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:13
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