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‘Steps will be taken to eliminate cigarettes from list of essential products’: Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi

‘Steps will be taken to eliminate cigarettes from list of essential products’: Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi

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Cigarettes are included as an essential commodity in the Essential Commodities Act of our country. It is quite surprising how cigarettes are on this list despite being a harmful product. I will try my best to eliminate cigarettes from this list said Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, MP. The minister said this in the speech of the chief guest at a discussion program organized by the Dhaka Ahsania Mission at CIRDAP Auditorium in the capital on Sunday, August 28, 2022, at 11:00 am. He also said, 'I am ready to work 100% to make the country tobacco-free by 2040. Because this is the declaration by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Therefore, it is possible to build a tobacco-free Bangladesh through the implementation of a strong tobacco control law. I applaud and support the initiative taken by the ...