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Tobacco is the single common risk factor for ischemic heart diseases, many types of cancer, chronic respiratory and many other diseases. Tobacco use is a major preventable cause of premature death and diseases worldwide. At the initiative of National Professor Brig. (Rtd.) Abdul Malik a common platform of health professional societies and foundations has been formed in the name of United Forum Against Tobacco on 24 May 2010 . Honorable President Govt. of the People's Republic of Bangladesh is the Chief patron of this Forum.