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Promoting E-cigarettes in the Name of Study on Smoking Alternatives

Promoting E-cigarettes in the Name of Study on Smoking Alternatives

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With funds from multinational tobacco companies, a vested quarter is promoting e-cigarettes and vaping products in the name of research on smoking alternatives. Association for Community Empowerment (ACE) Bangladesh, UK-based Centre for Substance Use Research (CSUR), and Enam Medical College are promoting a so-called research protocol on tobacco harm reduction among Bangladeshi diabetic patients, a study being financed by Foundation for Smoke-free World (FSFW), a Philip Morris International (PMI) sponsored front organization. These organizations have conducted such campaigns before. With patronage from the tobacco industry, such a clever campaign has been launched at a time when the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has taken the initiative to amend the tobacco control law whic...