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In Bangladesh, 59% of total deaths causes from non-communicable diseases. Smoking and tobacco consumption are responsible for about 40% NCDs. about 100,000 people die due to tobacco related causes. So, highest emphasis should give on tobacco control. Public health experts from the country urged the above opinion in a daylong ‘Conference on WHO MPOWER policy implementation’ held at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh on 16 May 2017. ...
On 23 April 2017 Institute of Health Economics of Dhaka University and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust jointly organized a seminar on “Importance of Increasing Tobacco Tax” at National Press Club. ...
Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance (BATA) nad Work for a Better Bangladesh trust jointly organized a human chain program demanding higher taxes and increase prices of all types of tobacco products on 6 March 2017 in front of National press club.  ...
Prime Minister has declared to eliminate tobacco uses from Bangladesh by 2040 at SDG related South Asian Speakers Summit. To achieve the goal, she ordered to adopt a strong tax policy by making the existing tax structure easier .So that it will reduce the purchasing power of tobacc. products. Anti-tobacco activists urged to impose higher tax on all kind of tobacco products in a human chain program on 24 April 2016 in front of National Board of Revenue. After ending the ...
A delegation of Bangladesh Anti Tobacco Alliance requested to impose higher taxes on harmful tobacco products. They also request to abolish the existing slab system of tobacco products and adopt a strong tobacco tax policy to protect public health. In a scheduled meeting set with Barrister Jahangir Hossain (VAT Imp.& IT), Member of National Board of Revenue at NBR office on 4th April 2016, BATA members appealed for this.  ...