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A view exchange meeting held on “Raising Tax on Tobacco Products and Necessary Steps” on 1 April 2019 at Dhaka University jointly organized by Bureau of Economic Research (BER), University of Dhaka and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust in collaboration with The Union.   ...
100 NGO representatives recommended for imposing specific tobacco tax in this year's budget through their endorsement. ...
of actual price and tax of tobacco products will reduce the use of tobacco and will increase government revenue. Also healthcare expenditure will reduce in the long term. To reduce the use of tobacco, it is important to formulate national tobacco tax policy as per the directions of the Honorable Prime Minister. Activists urged to impose specific tax on tobacco products in a discussion meeting on “Importance of formulating tobacco tax policy to prevent tobacco related health hazard” on 11 March 2019 ...
Health Economics Unit and National Tobacco Control Cell of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust jointly organized a seminar on “Importance of increasing tobacco tax for NCD control and reducing tobacco related diseases” at conference hall of HEU on 05 March 2019. ...
A delegation of Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance (BATA) and other anti-tobacco organizations met with Honorable Speaker of National Parliament Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury on 5 July 2018. During the meeting, the team discussed with her about the issues regarding overall tobacco control. ...