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TC Law Must Be Strengthened: Speakers at a Virtual Discussion

TC Law Must Be Strengthened: Speakers at a Virtual Discussion

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Tobacco has emerged as a major impediment to attaining Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To meet the SDG targets by 2030, there is no alternative to amending and strengthening the tobacco control law. This has been suggested today (27 December 2022, Tuesday) in a virtual discussion, attended by experts and tobacco control advocates, jointly organized by PROGGA (Knowledge for Progress) and Anti-Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA), with support from Campaign for Tobacco-free Kids (CTFK). It was informed during the event; tobacco claims about 161,000 lives and causes hundreds of thousands of disabilities every year in Bangladesh. This puts tobacco in grave conflict with achieving SDG-3 (Good Health and Well-Being). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in families with tobacco us...