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On 12 January 2021, Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust jointly with Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance (BATA), organized a Conference on sustainable Tobacco Control in Bangladesh with the support of The Union. Government and non-government officials, representatives from international organizations, environmentalists, public health experts, agriculturists, media representatives, and anti-tobacco activists from across the country took part in the conference. ...
companies are responsible for creating the social crisis by leading the young generation to smoking and tobacco intoxication. Because, at one side government is taking various measures including formulation and amendment of ‘Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control)’ law to reduce tobacco-related deaths and the severity, on the other hand tobacco companies are violating the law showing disrespect to the constitution and law. On 05 September 2016 in a sharing meeting titled “Sharing Meeting of Compliance Survey on Tobacco Control”, anti-tobacco ...
Tobacco control activist demanded to pass the Rules under tobacco control law which is due for more than a year. Activist also claimed this expected Rule is delayed due to tobacco companies interference to policy level. BATA, Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust and 12 anti tobacco organizations jointly organized this event in front of Natinal Press Club (Toapkhana Road) on 20 August 2014 morning at Jatiya Press Club. ...
Tobacco control law implementation is very difficult without roles and regulation. Speakers said as quickly as possible formulate roles and regulation for tobacco control law. WBB Trust organized a seminar 7 September 2013 at bilia center for formulate roles and regulation of tobacco control law.  ...
Though tobacco control law has many attainments, tobacco companies taking the advantages of some loopholes continue to lure the youth to smoking. It is also impossible to benefit the common people with the law because of the limited scope of definition of tobacco products, absence of pictorial health warning on packets of tobacco products, and lack of 100% smoke-free public place and public transport. ...