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Speakers Demanded Speedy Passage of TC Law Amendment –

Speakers Demanded Speedy Passage of TC Law Amendment –

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Bangladesh is significantly lagging behind in achieving global tobacco control benchmark. The Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs), as allowed by the existing tobacco control law, is a major contributor to Bangladesh's lack of progress. Speakers discussed this today (17 September 2023, Sunday) during a virtual discussion titled "WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2023 & the Bangladesh Situation", organized by PROGGA and Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) with support from Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK). It was informed during the virtual discussion that WHO's recent report has drawn major focus on ensuring smoke-free environment, an issue of grave importance for Bangladesh. DSAs in hotels, restaurants, and various other public places, as allowed by the current law, fail to p...