Raising tobacco taxes in Bangladesh in FY 2018- 2019: an opportunity for development
World Health Organization. (2018). Raising tobacco taxes in Bangladesh in FY 2018- 2019: an opportunity for development. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/272826. License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO
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World Health Organization. Office of the WHO Representative in Bangladesh; World Health Organization; World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (TOB/NCD/001, 2005)
Challenges and opportunities for tobacco control in the Islamic countries-a case-study from Bangladesh Islam, Nazar; Al Khateeb, Mohamed (1995)Cigarette consumption is rapidly increasing in all Muslim countries. In Muslim countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, cigarette consumption has increased by 224% between 1963 and 1990. In Bangladesh, approximately 60 to 70 per cent of adult males and 20 to 30% of adult females consume tobacco in some form or other. The fact that tobacco has been accepted as an addictive substance, is a reminder that in Islam it is strictly forbidden; and smoking should not be considered normal behaviour in a Muslim society. Muslim countries thus have both ...