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Inspiring women in Bangladesh

BAT Bangladesh had extra reason to celebrate on International Women’s Day recently, with two female managers winning prestigious national awards.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jul 4, 2017 18:42
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Four in 10 kids smoke first cigarette before age 10: Study

Four in 10 school-going children in the country smoke first cigarette before the age of 10 years, and they are hardly refused while buying cigarettes, says a new study, reports UNB. It reveals that 9 per cent students reported that they ever smoked cig
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:16
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[Asia, Bangladesh] CI seizes contraband cigarettes at HSIA

The Customs Intelligence (CI) seized on Sunday a significant volume of contraband cigarettes worth Tk 1.2 million from the Hazrat Sahjalal International Airport (HSIA). The CI seized 30000 sticks of illegal cigarette in 150 cartons around 12:30 pm.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:16
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Industry workers call higher taxes on bidi illogical

At a press conference held in Dhaka Monday, they demanded removal of such high taxes proposed in the budget for the next financial year (FY'18). They also criticised the government's proposal to abolish the existing tariff value of bidi.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:15
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Four in 10 kids smoke first cigarette before age 10: Study

A total of 3,113 students of 52 schools participated in this study tilted, 'Prevalence of tobacco use and its contributing factors among adolescents in Bangladesh: Results from a population-based study'.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:04
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Low taxes will keep tobacco affordable / Campaigners told conference

Anti-tobacco campaigners yesterday demanded an increase in tax rates on tobacco products as the proposed taxation policy for fiscal 2017-18 will keep the items within people's reach. Tax on tobacco products such as cigarettes was not increased in accord
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:33
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[Asia, Bangladesh] 2.5pc surcharge on tobacco products

The government has proposed to impose a surcharge of 2.5pc on incomes from tobacco products including cigarettes, bidi, zarda and gul. Finance Minister AMA Muhith said this on Thursday, when delivering his budget speech for the fiscal year 2017-18. Cigar
The New Nation (bd)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:11
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco campaigners welcome price hike on cigarette

Anti-tobacco campaigners Friday welcomed price hike on cigarette in the proposed budget for 2017-2018 fiscal (FY), reports BSS. Placing the budget in the Parliament on Thursday, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said, "I am proposing to fix the pri
The News Today (bd)
added Jun 2, 2017 20:58
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[Asia] Bangladesh observes World No-Tobacco Day highlighting devastating impact on families

According to research organisation Progga, families, where tobacco is consumed, spend five percent of their monthly income on buying tobacco and another 10 percent on treating the illnesses caused by tobacco consumption. By 2030, the number of deaths ca
bdnews24.com (bd)
added May 31, 2017 16:08
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Beat tobacco to save lives and reduce poverty

In Bangladesh, tobacco shapes the ill-health of many people. More than 22 million Bangladeshis smoke, most being men. While very few Bangladeshi women smoke, 18.7 million women use smokeless tobacco and are at risk of cancer. The deaths and the sufferi
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 30, 2017 22:50
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