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97 MPs recommend increasing Tobacco Products taxes & Prices

97 MPs recommend increasing Tobacco Products taxes & Prices

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A total of 97 Members of Parliament (MPs) has been signed a letter to protect public health to the finance minister recommending increase taxes and prices of all kinds of tobacco products including cigarettes in the 2022-23 final national budget. It will be possible to save innumerable people from premature death and to keep away from using tobacco uses if this recommendation is implemented. Also earning additional revenue will be possible. All of these will help to achieve Tobacco-Free Bangladesh by 2040 announced by the Prime Minister. The letter has been initiated by the ‘Bangladesh Parliamentary Forum for Health & Wellbeing’. Today, Tuesday, 22 June, the letter has been handed over to Mr. Abu Hena Md. Rahmatul Muneem, chairman of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) by dr. Ni...