Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) (Amendment) Act, 2013 (Act No. 16 of 2013)
COMMENTS: The Smoking and Using of Tobacco Products (Control) (Amendment) Act, 2013 contains amendments to the 2005 Act of the same name. The amended act is the principal law governing tobacco control in Bangladesh. The law is comprehensive and provides for: restrictions on smoking in public places; restrictions on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; graphic health warnings on packaging and labeling; and loans for the cultivation of other cash crops as alternatives to tobacco, among others. This document contains the amendments to the Act only and should be read with the 2005 Act.