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152 MPs recommend Cabinet Secretary amend the Tobacco Control Law

152 MPs recommend Cabinet Secretary amend the Tobacco Control Law

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152 Members of Parliament (MPs) have recommended to Cabinet Secretary Mr. Khandker Anwarul Islam to take initiatives to speed up the draft proposal of the existing Tobacco Control law for preventing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and public health protection. On Wednesday, 'Bangladesh Parliamentary Forum for Health and Wellbeing and its secretarial organization Shastho Shurokkha Foundation presented the recommendations of parliamentarians to amend the Tobacco Control law at the Cabinet Secretary's office. Among these recommendations of the parliamentarians are includes ban smoking in open places (public places) 'Designated Smoking Areas', ban of the retail sale of bidis-cigarettes, ban import and manufacture of e-cigarettes, and increase of health warnings on tobacco products, closing...