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Tobacco companies are putting 'death knell' at people's hands. Not only that, they are delaying in formulating helpful policies in public health development and creating obstacles in implementing these policies. Tobacco companies must be strictly regulated so that the policies and initiatives taken in the public interest are not harmed. ...
Tobacco companies target youths to get long term consumers. They are trying to influence ministries and government officials to weaken the policies. Ministry of Agriculture, National Bureau of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Industries and Ministry of Commerce should prepare a road map to reduce tobacco cultivation and become less dependent financially on tobacco companies. It is not expected to favor tobacco companies and violate tobacco control law of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. ...
On 9 October 2018 on the occasion of National no tobacco day, Bangladesh Anti Tobacco Allliacne with support from Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust organized a seminar titled "urgent measures to stop the intervention of tobacco companies to achieve the goal of tobacco-free Bangladesh" at the VIP lounge of the National Press Club Dhaka. ...
On 14 May 2018 National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC) and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust organized a meeting on “Importance of FCTC article 5.3 implementation to protect tobacco control related polices” supported by The Union under Bloomberg Initiative. ...
On 23 April 2018, Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance (BATA) and Anti-Tobacco Women Alliance (TABINAJ) jointly conducted a sit-in place program in front of National Board of Revenue (NBR). Anti-tobacco activists urged for ensuring accountability and transparency of all discussion with tobacco companies and imposing higher tax on all tobacco products.  ...