Experts: Vaping much safer alternative to smoking

Strategy needed to make Bangladesh tobacco-free by 2040, they say

Experts have stressed the need for incorporating Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) strategy to achieve a tobacco-free Bangladesh by 2040.

They urged policymakers to establish safer alternatives such as vaping products as smoking cessation mediums in government’s tobacco control plans like progressive nations around the world.

Experts at a panel discussion marking World Vape Day 2022 at a hotel in Dhaka on Saturday, May 28, 2022 Dhaka Tribune

They made the call at a panel discussion titled “The Need for a Tobacco Harm Reduction Strategy: Achieving the Government’s Health Agenda and Revenue Ambitions” to mark World Vape Day 2022.