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the instructions of the law tobacco companies provided pictorial warning on the lower portion. Though it is clearly mentioned in the TC law that pictorial warning have to be given in lower portion covering 50% of the packet area and this warning have to changed in every third month. So anti tobacco organizations raise voice to implement the instructions from next 19 June with the new warning. In a human chain and demonstration program in front of National Press Club on 15 ...
American Tobacco Company (BAT) is promoting their products under the modified cigarette packets promotional campaign which is the apparent violation of the law. They conducted campaigns by distributing leaflet, handbill etc. prior to National Tobacco Control Cell or relevant government departments public notice across the country. Anti tobacco activists appealed to govt. to take disciplinary action against violators through legislative measures and demanded to strengthen tobacco control law monitoring systems in a demonstration program held at National Press Club on ...
make delay in providing the legal obligations of pictorial warning in tobacco packages within 19 March, tobacco companies are applying misleading propaganda and counter strategies. According to present laws and regulations, there is no argument for this kind of confusion. Pictorial health warning in the tobacco package is an important mechanism to prevent tobacco invasion in worldwide. But shrewd tobacco companies are trying to delay the process with various unethical activities. Anti-tobacco activists urge to the govt. for taking strict ...
a meeting titled "Necessity of ensuring pictorial warning for the implementation of TC law" jointly organized by WBB Trust, Green mind society, Prodesh and Swapner Siri Social Welfare Organization on 30th January 2016, speakers gave the above opinion. Amir Hasan Masud, President, Green mind society was chair in the meeting where present Dr. Syed Rezaul Islam-DPM (EPM and Surveillance), DGHS; Haji Md. Nure Alam, Councilor, Ward-55; Shuvo Karmakar, Assistant Advocacy Officer, WBB Trust; Anadi Kumar Mandol, ED, Prodesh; Yusuf Ali, ...
has amended Smoking and Tobacco Product Usage (Control) Act 2005 in 2013 and passed rules for the act in 2015. According to amended TC law and rules, no sale and marketing of tobacco products without graphic health warning in the tobacco packages from 19th March 2016. But the multinational tobacco companies are doing various kinds of misleading campaign and applying different types of plot to prevent the pictorial health warning labels. To prevent their unethical activity and demand of ensuring ...