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[Bangladesh] Speakers for strict enforcement of tobacco control law

Strict enforcement of the amended Tobacco Control Law has become an urgent need for freeing the public places from smoking, said speakers at a discussion on Sunday. They said gross violation of the act continues in restricted areas including public place
Financial Express (bd)
added Jan 9, 2017 22:13
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[Asia, Bangladesh] ZAFAR: Smoking and its harmful impact among students

The prevalence of smoking especially among the students of the private universities in Bangladesh is alarming. On a recent survey of students of two top ranking private universities, it was found that there is a high prevalence of smoking among students.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Dec 24, 2016 23:48
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[Asia] Bangladesh factory fire kills at least 24, more than 30 injured

A fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh that killed at least 24 people and injured more than two dozen others on Saturday...packages various items, including food and cigarettes, for...global brands, such as British American Tobacc
Reuters
added Sep 11, 2016 13:38
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[Asia, Korea - North] North Korean Diplomat Kicked Out Of Bangladesh For Smuggling Over 1 Million Cigarettes

Bangladesh has kicked out a North Korean diplomat after he was caught smuggling more than one million cigarettes as well as electronics into the country in a shipping container, Dhaka officials said today. Han Son Ik, the first secretary of the North Kor
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:09
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[Bangladesh] Swedwatch’s response to BAT statement on report ‘Smokescreens in the supply chain’ (PDF)

It is Swedwatch’s expectation that BAT, based on the findings in the report and BATs assertion regarding own investigation and remedial action, may conduct international good practice impact assessments and consultations with local stakeholders and vulne
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:51
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[Bangladesh] BAT Response to Swedwatch (PDF)

we believe that this report presents an inaccurate picture of the tobacco farming situation in Bangladesh. Given the numerous awards presented to BAT by the Government of Bangladesh for its CSR work in the country, we believe we need to highlight our c
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:40
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[Bangladesh] Executive Summary (PDF)

This report offers an in-depth study into the global tobacco industry’s impacts on human rights and the environment, and presents a case study from cultivation areas across Bangladesh. Findings include adverse impacts on farmers, their families, on valuab
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:35
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[Bangladesh] Swedwatch report highlights serious human rights risks in the global tobacco industry (PDF)

Swedwatch has identified widespread child labour, adverse health impacts, and over-indebtedness in the Bangladesh supply chain of British American Tobacco (BAT), the world’s third largest multinational tobacco company. BAT is expanding cultivation into n
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:34
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[Bangladesh] BAT company responses to Swedwatch study

BAT provided answers and clarifications and shared a number of documents, including commissioned studies, which are available in the 10 uploaded files on this web page. BAT has authorised Swedwatch to publish all files bar three draft commissioned studie
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:33
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[Asia] BAT contracts with Bangladeshi tobacco farmers unfair: Study

British American Tobacco’s (BAT) contracts with tobacco farmers across Bangladesh are flawed and unfair, according to a new study conducted by the Swedish NGO Swedwatch. The study titled “Smokescreens in the supply chain” found that tobacco cultivation
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:32
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