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Strong Tobacco Control Act A Must to Protect Public Health: Speakers at a journalists’ workshop

Strong Tobacco Control Act A Must to Protect Public Health: Speakers at a journalists’ workshop

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When it comes to preventing tobacco-related deaths, there is no alternative to strengthening tobacco control laws. Speakers said this today (18 January 2024, Thursday) in a journalists' workshop titled "Strengthening Tobacco Control Law: Progress, Obstacles and Way Forward" held at the conference room of BMA Bhaban. The workshop, jointly organized by research and anti-tobacco advocacy organization PROGGA (Knowledge for Progress) and Anti-Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) with support from Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK), was conducted with the participation of 28 journalists working in print, television, and online media. It was informed at the workshop that the draft amendment of the tobacco control law is awaiting approval from the current Cabinet. Against this backdrop, tobacco com...