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Cigarette distributor fined Tk 20,000 in Rajshahi

Published: May 20, 2019 17:47:20


A cigarette distributor (wholesaler) was fined Tk 20,000 in Rajshahi on charge of violation of Tobacco Control Law.

District Administration and Civil Surgeon office on Monday jointly conducted a mobile court at the distribution office owned by Abul Hossain at Talaimary area under Motiher Police Station.

The court found the tobacco company office randomly violating the law in many ways.

Executive Magistrate of the court Rony Khatun fined the office Tk 20,000. The court also destroyed huge advertisement items there.

“We will conduct more mobile courts to stop all sorts of tobacco promotion related advertisements, publicity and patronization to protect the young generation from bad effects of smoking and other tobacco products,” said the executive magistrate, reports BSS.

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