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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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[Bangladesh] VIDEO: The hidden side effects of tobacco

In the report titled ‘Smokescreens in the Supply Chain’, Swedwatch highlights the tobacco sector’s pressing human rights and sustainability challenges and documents findings from investigations into the tobacco industry in Bangladesh.
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:29
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[Asia, Europe] Swedwatch: Report highlights abuses in Bangladeshi tobacco industry

The EU should require raw tobacco to be traceable, back to a farm, and include its country of origin... In its Smokescreens in the Supply Chain report, the Swedish NGO blamed [BAT]...for “expanding cultivation into new countries without adequately address
EurActiv
added Jul 13, 2016 19:24
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[Asia, Sweden] British American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms

vowed on Thursday to investigate some of its supply farms in Bangladesh after a Swedish campaign group uncovered the use of child workers to grow and process tobacco. Swedwatch, which surveyed three tobacco farming districts in Bangladesh, said it found
Reuters
added Jun 30, 2016 16:19
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Minister Nasim promises to make tobacco firms print graphic warnings on pack top half

Mohammed Nasim has assured anti-tobacco campaigners of steps to make cigarette companies print graphic warnings on the upper parts of their product packets instead of the lower half.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added May 30, 2016 01:26
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ARCHIVE: Hungry for tobacco: an analysis of the economic impact of tobacco consumption on the poor in Bangladesh [FREE FULL TEXT]

largely neglected by those working in poverty and tobacco control. Strong tobacco control measures could have immediate impact on the health of the poor by decreasing tobacco expenditures and thus significantly increasing the resources of the poor. Addres
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:04
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[Asia] Faulty taxation makes tobacco 'highly affordable' in Bangladesh, study find

The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project’s (ITC Project) study found that the price of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco increased ... This calls for a reform in the tobacco tax system as “tobacco users may switch between tobacco product
bdnews24.com (bd)
added May 7, 2016 18:46
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