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Speedy amendment urged to reduce tobacco-related deaths

Speedy amendment urged to reduce tobacco-related deaths

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Parliamentarians, public health experts, doctors, economists and anti-tobacco leaders have urged the speedy finalization of the amendment of the tobacco control law to protect public health. They made the call at a discussion meeting titled 'Prime Minister's Vision of Tobacco-Free Bangladesh by 2040, Achievements and Way Forward' organized at The Westin Dhaka on Monday evening, 05 December 2022. The event was jointly organized by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK), PROGGA (Knowledge for Progress), National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh, Shastho Shurokkha Foundation, Dhaka Ahsania Mission, DORP and Unnayan Shamannay. Speakers at the discussion meeting said that as a result of various anti-tobacco activities of the government, tobacco use has declined by 18.5 percent in 2017 compared ...