Health Advocates Call for Ban on E-Cigarettes in Bangladesh Due to Public Health Risks

Bangladesh Urged to Ban E-Cigarettes Amid Health Concerns

Former government officials in Bangladesh are urging the country to pass a law prohibiting e-cigarettes, citing harmful effects on public health. According to the Bangladeshi media outlet tbsnews, during a conference discussion, they emphasized the detrimental impact of e-cigarettes on public health, attributing the rise in addiction among the younger generation to misinformation and strategic efforts by tobacco companies to establish an e-cigarette market in Bangladesh. Spokesperson warns that e-cigarettes pose a significant threat to public health in Bangladesh, pointing out that the use of e-cigarettes leads to a significant increase in the risk of various diseases, including cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, and stroke. Former officials are expressing concerns that a lack of proper legislation could exacerbate the popularity of e-cigarettes in the country, and are emphasizing the need to take necessary measures through legislative action to prevent the importation, marketing, and usage of e-cigarettes. [1] Former govt officials advocate for e-cigarette ban.
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