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  • Rethinking tobacco tax and price measures

    Tobacco use is a major public health concern in Bangladesh and all over the world. It is regarded as a leading cause of more than 30 fatal diseases in Bangladesh including oral and lung cancer

  • Meena Bazar fined for 'displaying cigarette adverts'

    A Meena Bazar outlet in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur was fined Tk 1.5 lakh on charge of displaying cigarette adverts and selling “adulterated” frozen meat.

  • No change in tax-exempted income threshold for individuals

    The government has decided not to bring any change to seven tax rates, which include tax-exempted income-threshold for individual tax payers.

  • Quit smoking and reclaim your life

    It’s hard to stop smoking. Understanding what immediately happens to your body when you stop smoking, however, will help you kick that habit to the curb for good.

  • 2 burnt in gas leak fire at Rampura

    Two people sustain burn injuries in a fire caused by gas leak at their residence in Dhaka’s East Rampura area.

  • What's in a cigarette?

    Over 3,200 Americans under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette every day, and most of them are unaware of what they are getting into. Many new smokers may not realize how quickly their new habit can lead to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, lung diseases, and certain types of cancer.