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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

WHO: Tobacco kills 7 million a

WHO: Tobacco kills 7 million a

World

Wed, May 31 2017

WHO urged governments to take strong measures to rein in tobacco use

Maize replaces tobacco in Kushtia’s...

Maize replaces tobacco in Kushtia’s...

Nation

Thu, May 25 2017

Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) has been promoting maize cultivation as an alternative to...

A ban does not help

A ban does not help

Editorial

Fri, May 19 2017

Banning bidis based on the assumption that it might be marginally more harmful than cigarettes reeks...

Tobacco cultivation goes unchecked again...

Tobacco cultivation goes unchecked again...

Nation

Sat, Mar 4 2017

Farmers explained that they could find no alternative when companies approach them in times of need

Tobacco production in Kushtia on...

Tobacco production in Kushtia on...

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 13 2016

Tobacco production in the district is on the rise in recent years, cutting the total amount of arable...

Former NYC mayor gives $360m to fight...

Former NYC mayor gives $360m to fight...

Health & Wellness

Wed, Dec 7 2016

Former New York City Mayor and philanthropist Michael R. Bloomberg announced on Tuesday that he is committing...

Bangladesh launches anti-tobacco...

Bangladesh launches anti-tobacco...

Bangladesh

Wed, Nov 9 2016

More than 5,000 campaign TV announcements will be beamed across all major TV channels in the country...

Demands to divest government shares...

Demands to divest government shares...

Dhaka

Sun, Oct 30 2016

The Anti-Tobacco Alliance (ATA) demanded that the government divest its shares in the tobacco giant British-American...

Uniform tax rate on tobacco products...

Uniform tax rate on tobacco products...

Business

Sat, Apr 23 2016

The government may introduce a uniform tax rate on tobacco products irrespective of price range from...