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Progga: Tobacco kills 126,000 in Bangladesh...

Progga: Tobacco kills 126,000 in Bangladesh...

Bangladesh

Wed, Aug 12 2020

Youths must be safeguarded from the fangs of tobacco, says the anti-tobacco alliance

OP-ED: The tobacco industry and the...

OP-ED: The tobacco industry and the...

Menin Rodrigues

Tue, Jun 23 2020

How can we make companies pay for the damage they cause?

STOP: Tobacco companies should be held...

STOP: Tobacco companies should be held...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jun 10 2020

Early studies signal that smokers and people with non-communicable diseases who contract Covid-19 may...

MPs seek additional Tk11,000cr by increasing...

MPs seek additional Tk11,000cr by increasing...

Business

Sun, Jun 7 2020

The MPs, including Health Minister Zahid Maleque, proposed this demand in a webinar organized by Tamakmukto...

Industries Ministry rejects tobacco...

Industries Ministry rejects tobacco...

Bangladesh

Wed, May 20 2020

India and some other countries have already suspended tobacco production following the Covid-19...

Health Ministry recommends temporary...

Health Ministry recommends temporary...

Coronavirus

Tue, May 19 2020

India and some other countries have suspended tobacco production following the Covid-19 outbreak

Call to ban sales of tobacco products...

Call to ban sales of tobacco products...

Coronavirus

Fri, May 8 2020

As many as 100 eminent citizens urge for temporary ban in a letter to PM

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