Global Tobacco Control Updates

Tool to measure tobacco control sustainability developed
13 May 2016
Research Alert |

A new study in Tobacco Control examines the utility of a tool to assess and guide the sustainability of national tobacco control programs. Researchers identified 31 indicators of sustainability based on reports from civil society groups,…
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bangladesh, china, indonesia, mexico, pakistan, tobacco industry

New Report: Smokeless Tobacco Use is an Overlooked Global Scourge with a Huge Public Health Toll
15 Dec 2014
Press Release |

WASHINGTON, DC — Smokeless tobacco use…
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bangladesh, gutka, heart disease, india, marketing, world health organization

Protests Force Cancellation of Marlboro Concert Series in Bangladesh
24 Nov 2014
Tobacco Unfiltered Blog |

A recent report by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and other public health organizations exposed how Philip Morris International…
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bangladesh, concerts, marketing, philip morris international, tobacco control laws, youth

Bangladesh Enacts Landmark Tobacco Control Law
10 May 2013
Tobacco Unfiltered Blog |

Overcoming more than four years of delays and strong tobacco industry opposition, the Parliament of Bangladesh has enacted a new law that significantly strengthens the country’s…
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bangladesh, tobacco control laws

Death Clock Tallies Tobacco’s Toll in Bangladesh
16 Jan 2013
Tobacco Unfiltered Blog |

Bangladesh has one of the world’s highest rates of tobacco use, with an estimated 58 percent of men and 29 percent of women using some form of tobacco.  Tobacco kills 57,000 of the country’s citizens each year – an average of…
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bangladesh, tobacco control laws

New Report on the Economic Burden of Tobacco Use in Bangladesh
17 May 2012
Report |

A new report released today by the Human Development Research Center and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids details the alarming health epidemic and economic burden of tobacco use in Bangladesh. Titled “The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation…
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bangladesh, taxation and price

Tobacco use and marketing among women – Bangladesh, Thailand, and Uruguay
29 May 2010
Research Alert |

A new study published in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report examines data from the 2009 Global Adult Tobacco Surveys (GATS) conducted in Bangladesh, Thailand and Uruguay.


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bangladesh, global adult tobacco survey, thailand

Bangladesh Releases First Global Adult Tobacco Survey Results
22 Jan 2010
News |

On December 22, Bangladesh became the second country to release final results from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS). This standard global survey tracks tobacco use, exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke and tobacco control measures.


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bangladesh, global adult tobacco survey