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Should tobacco products be banned during...

Should tobacco products be banned during...

Coronavirus

Tue, May 5 2020

In Bangladesh, tobacco usage accounts for 161,000 deaths yearly and afflicts a few hundred thousand people...

3,260kg tobacco seized in Ctg

3,260kg tobacco seized in Ctg

Nation

Thu, Feb 27 2020

Based on secret information, this tobacco item was seized from a godown of Absar Traders located in Hinguli...

Minister: Tobacco eats up Tk30,570 cr...

Minister: Tobacco eats up Tk30,570 cr...

Parliament

Thu, Jan 23 2020

Zahid Maleque said about 1,500,000 adults have been suffering from tobacco-related diseases, while more...

Report: 71% public hospitals violate...

Report: 71% public hospitals violate...

Dhaka

Mon, Jan 13 2020

Tobacco products are sold within 100m of 80% government hospitals, the report says

Progga stages demonstration against...

Progga stages demonstration against...

Dhaka

Mon, Nov 11 2019

The health cost of tobacco consumption and how tobacco companies are forcing consumers to pay taxes were...

Harmful metals found in jorda, gul and...

Harmful metals found in jorda, gul and...

Health

Thu, Oct 31 2019

Metals, lead, cadmium and chromium were found during tests

No Vape Related Illnesses in the UK...

No Vape Related Illnesses in the UK...

D2

Thu, Oct 3 2019

Vape related illness in the US results from unsafe products in the market, unlike the UK where vaping...

FDI numbers show Bangladesh is the place...

FDI numbers show Bangladesh is the place...

Editorial

Wed, Jun 26 2019

Clearly, investor confidence in Bangladesh is on the up

Imposition of higher taxes on tobacco...

Imposition of higher taxes on tobacco...

Nation

Mon, Jun 24 2019

They also called for formulation of a specific tax policy on tobacco to reduce its consumption significantly,...

Tobacco prices to go up

Tobacco prices to go up

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

“Proposed tax and price measures for tobacco products are disappointing,” says anti-tobacco...

Thank you for not smoking

Thank you for not smoking

Sayed-Ul-Haque Dinar

Wed, Dec 12 2018

Taking that extra step to fight tobacco consumption

A surrogacy of sorts

A surrogacy of sorts

Mahmudur Rahman

Wed, Oct 31 2018

What’s behind the election posters all across the city?

‘Budget protects tobacco companies rather...

‘Budget protects tobacco companies rather...

Health

Sun, Jun 24 2018

'If the country wants to achieve SDGs they need a healthier nation. For that tobacco consumption...

Tobacco duty withdrawal will incentivize...

Tobacco duty withdrawal will incentivize...

Business

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Experts have said the withdrawal of the 25% customs duty on tobacco exports will encourage

DAM: Effectiveness of budget to control...

DAM: Effectiveness of budget to control...

Economy

Sat, Jun 9 2018

It was suggested that there has been a great influence of the tobacco industry and tobacco traders in...

World No Tobacco Day Thursday

World No Tobacco Day Thursday

Bangladesh

Thu, May 31 2018

On Thursday, World No Tobacco Day will be observed in the country and elsewhere across

Bangladesh puffs away 1.4% of GDP in...

Bangladesh puffs away 1.4% of GDP in...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 29 2018

Tobacco consumption in Bangladesh decreased at least 8% in the last eight years

Tobacco causes deaths of 25.54% men,...

Tobacco causes deaths of 25.54% men,...

Health & Wellness

Wed, May 16 2018

Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Malek said the number of deaths will continue to rise if...

Bangladesh Secretariat now a smoke-free...

Bangladesh Secretariat now a smoke-free...

Bangladesh

Tue, Oct 24 2017

'It's possible to make the Secretariat smoke-free if all the secretaries take effective measures as per...

2.5% surcharge on tobacco products

2.5% surcharge on tobacco products

Economy

Thu, Jun 1 2017

The government will impose 25% export duty on tobacco items with a target to discourage their production...

Beat tobacco to save lives

Beat tobacco to save lives

It’s more than a health issue, it’s also about development