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  • According to the tobacco control law established in Bangladesh in 2005, any promotion of tobacco products at the point of sales is strictly prohibited. Despite this Japan Tobacco International (JTI) which is a multinational tobacco company has been distributing boxes decorated with JTI brand col... [read more]
  • “Voice of Vapers Bangladesh” which is a pro-vaping organization seems to have been posting misleading posts on their Facebook  page under the name and logo of World Health Organization (WHO). The particular post that is posted on 5th of October 2020 carries the quote 'Vaping is free from the harmful... [read more]
  • October 10th 2020   World Mental Health Day is commemorated on 10th October every year, with the aim of raising awareness on mental health issues and mobilizing efforts to support mental health. This year’s World Mental Health Day is even more felt than before under the stresses related... [read more]
  • On15th July 2019 South Asian Regional Consortium Centre for Combating Tobacco (SARC-CCT) was ceremonially launched by the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Professor Chandrika N. Wijeyaratne, at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. SARC-CCT is coordinated by the Centre for Combating Tob... [read more]