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The necessary initiative will be taken to ban e-cigarettes: Health Secretary

The necessary initiative will be taken to ban e-cigarettes: Health Secretary

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A meeting was held at noon on September 19 in the conference room of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to disseminate the results of the study on e-cigarette use conducted on University students of Dhaka city. The meeting was jointly organized by the National Tobacco Control Cell, Department of Health Services, MoHFW and Dhaka Ahsania Mission in collaboration with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK). The meeting was chaired by Kazi Jebunnesa Begum, Additional Secretary (World Health) and the chief guest was Lokman Hossain Mia, Senior Secretary of Health Services. Lokman Hossain Mia, senior secretary of the health services department, said the health ministry has already taken some steps, such as a draft roadmap to build a tobacco-free Bangladesh. Hopefully, further initia...
‘We also want Bangladesh to be tobacco free’ – Md. Mahbub Ali, MP

‘We also want Bangladesh to be tobacco free’ – Md. Mahbub Ali, MP

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'Smoking in public places is banned in our country, but in many cases, it is not. In particular, the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism will work with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to amend the provision for designated smoking areas for smoking in restaurants, said by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism and the Dhaka Ahsania Mission at the conference room State Minister for Aviation and Tourism. Mahbub Ali, MP. He was speaking at a meeting jointly organized by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism on October 19. State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism. Mahbub Ali said smoking harms health and the environment. In addition, non-smokers suffer from the effects of secondhand smoke. Proper awareness can raise the issue of the dangers of smoking. And so we a...