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Big Tobacco apply ill tactics to encourage the display of tobacco products to lure teens and youths

Big Tobacco apply ill tactics to encourage the display of tobacco products to lure teens and youths

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Taking advantage of loopholes in the Smoking and Usage of Tobacco Products (Control) Act (2005), tobacco companies resort to ill tactics such as incentivizing and even pressurizing dealers and vendors in different forms to display and promote their products at points of sale found a recent study conducted by Voices for Interactive Choice and Empowerment (VOICE) titled "Tobacco Companies’ Interference on Tobacco Advertisement, Promotion and Sponsorship (TAPS) at Point of Sale(POS) in Dhaka city". The study findings were disseminated today at a press briefing held at Dhaka Reporters Unity. Supported by the Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK), the study recommends that the Smoking and Usage of Tobacco Products (Control) Act (2005) should be strengthened to ban product display at Poin...