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[Bangladesh] Law minister promises tougher tobacco law

The Law Minister Sunday assured anti-tobacco campaigners of plugging the loopholes in the Tobacco Control Law to make it 'strong' for public health's sake, reports bdnews24.com.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jul 31, 2012 13:07
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[Bangladesh] Law minister promises tougher tobacco law

The Law Minister on Sunday assured anti-tobacco campaigners of plugging the loopholes in the tobacco control law to make it 'strong' for public health's sake.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jul 30, 2012 15:29
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[Bangladesh] 'Tobacco control is a legal compulsion'

Tobacco control is Bangladesh's legal obligation as it ratified a key WHO treaty, the visiting President of Washington-based Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) says.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jul 29, 2012 13:55
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[Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco campaigners term new tax low

Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA), a platform of journalists, and Progga, a non government research and development organisation on Wednesday demanded a reconsideration of the proposed tax imposition on all tobacco-made products.
The Independent (bd)
added Jul 1, 2012 14:34
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[Bangladesh, Turkey] LETTER: Clampdown on smoking

I have come to realise that smoking is more a demand of the mind than the body and giving it up does not involve phasing out the habit by chewing nicotine gums or using body patches, but quitting it once and for all.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 10, 2012 21:37
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[Bangladesh] Budget draws anti-tobacco backlash

Finance Minister A M A Muhith 'ignored' every quarter's request . . . "But all these demands and appeals for protecting public health have been overridden by the Finance Minister's sympathy for the tobacco industry," Rahman, also the coordinator of Camp
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jun 10, 2012 13:43
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[Bangladesh] Restaurants declared smoke-free

"The decision will come into force in Dhaka from today (Saturday). In phases, we'll implement it in divisional and district headquarters," Kamar Uddin Ahmed, president of Bangladesh Restaurant Owners' Association, told The Daily Star.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jun 9, 2012 22:30
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[Bangladesh] All restaurants declared smoking-free

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Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 9, 2012 16:26
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The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Bangladesh (PDF) FREE FULL TEXT

Bangladesh is one of the largest tobacco consuming countries in the world. Over 58% of men and 29% of women use some form of tobacco, whether smoked (both cigarettes and bidis) or smokeless. In 2012, an estimated 46.3 million adults used some form of toba
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
added May 31, 2012 08:02
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[Bangladesh] Tobacco victims shown to sway govt

United Forum Against Tobacco (UFAT), a common platform of doctors' professional bodies, brought them to a discussion to show tobacco harms to policy makers on Sunday when the 2012-13 budget session begins.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added May 28, 2012 12:21
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