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On 4 June 2018, in a human chain program titled on “Prevent TI interference in raising tobacco tax”, speakers urged this to the related authority of the government. The program was jointly organized by Bangladesh Anti Tobacco Alliance (BATA) and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust- supported by The Union in front of National Press Club. ...
the existing taxation system is reformed in the light of the recommendations given by public health and anti-tobacco organizations, it would encourage nearly 6.42 million current adult smokers to quit, reduce premature deaths by 2.01 million among current smokers in the long term and raise additional tax revenue Tk 75 billion to 100 billion. experts and anti-tobacco activists opined this in a press confereance titled “Urge to policy makers for formulation of strict tax policy to reduce tobacco related disease and deaths” on 28 ...
On 25 April 2018 Bureau of Economic Research (BER)-University of Dhaka, Bangladesh Health Reporter’s Forum and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust jointly organized a seminar titled on “Importance of raising tobacco tax to achieve SDG”.   ...
On February 05 Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust & Bureau of Economic Research, University of Dhaka organized a seminar titled "Consultation Meeting on Tobacco Taxation in Bangladesh" at CARS confereance hall, University of Dhaka. ...
of the main reasons for not increasing the price of tobacco products is tobacco industries’ tactics as well as ill- effort to influence on tax policy. Tobacco industry’s such kind of tricky effort is threat for public health and obstacle in achieving SDG goals in Bangladesh. Anti-tobacco activists expressed the above view in a human chain program titled ‘'Prevent tobacco industry's influence in tax policy' jointly organized by Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance (BATA) and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust on 28 ...