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Demand for Speedy Pass of the Revised Tobacco Control Act

Demand for Speedy Pass of the Revised Tobacco Control Act

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An average of 442 people die every day in Bangladesh due to tobacco use. To prevent this death and to build a tobacco-free Bangladesh by the year of 2040 announced by the Hon'ble Prime Minister, the revised draft of the Tobacco Control Act must be passed very quickly. The longer the amendment of the law is delayed, the more these deaths will continue to increase, and the Prime Minister's vision of a tobacco-free Bangladesh will also be hampered. Speakers expressed this opinion at a press conference on Monday (July 31) at the National Press Club, organized by the Dhaka Ahsania Mission, to demand the speedy passage of the amended Tobacco Control Act. Md. Shariful Islam, Coordinator of Tobacco Control Project read the keynote at the press conference while Iqbal Masud, Director of Health...