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[Afghanistan, Asia] Pakistan losing billions in revenues due to sale of smuggled cigarettes

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in the annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally renowned brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan...brands like Benson & Hedges, Dunhill, Marlboro, Pine etc. are proliferating am
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 8, 2016 20:27
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[Afghanistan, Asia, Pakistan] Smuggled cigarettes causing Rs24b loss

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally popular cigarette brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan. A report by Tobacco Farmers Welfare Association (TFWA) estimates an annua
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 22, 2016 16:58
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[Afghanistan, Asia] Kunduz Residents Live in Fear of Taliban’s Return

As a sign of their confidence, the Taliban recently issued an edict that they said applied to all of Kunduz Province and was a direct throwback to their harsh rule...They also insisted on an end to the use of tobacco, drugs and alcohol, and a ban on “vulg
New York Times
added Feb 7, 2016 16:09
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[Afghanistan, Asia, Iran, Pakistan] Cigarette industry: 'FBR should tie revenue projections to market share'

officials of a cigarette manufacturing unit met the tax authorities at the FBR House to discuss the revenue implications of the illicit and counterfeit cigarette...Meanwhile, Minister (Trade), Washington D.C., Embassy of Pakistan, USA has informed the FBR
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added May 15, 2015 11:42
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[Afghanistan] Bergdahl Was in Unit Known for Its Troubles

To many of those soldiers, Sergeant Bergdahl was viewed as standoffish or eccentric, smoking a pipe instead of spitting tobacco, as so many soldiers do, and reading voraciously when others napped or watched videos.
New York Times
added Jun 8, 2014 10:05
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[Afghanistan, USA] CRAIG BROWN: U.S. traitor - or Pipe Smoker Of The Year?

The modern face is ill-suited to a pipe. This was my first reaction on seeing the photograph of the flaky U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl posing with a pipe between his lips at an observation post in Afghanistan before he was captured by the Taliban. ... it s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 5, 2014 08:44
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Afghanistan parliament votes to ban smoking in public

Afghan parliament passed a series of anti-smoking measures in a concerted effort to try to eradicate the widespread health hazard of smoking, as well as alleviating non-smokers from this public nuisance, according to Khaama Press. The introduction of new
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:16
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[Alabama] TOMBERLIN: Finding solace, camaraderie through cigars in Afghanistan

Recently, when some friends from the Alabama National Guard's 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade came to Camp Phoenix for their pre-deployment site survey, the first place I took them was the Tiki Hut. It's the kind of place you want to share with others
AL.com
added Feb 10, 2013 11:27
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[Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan] EDITORIAL: Cigarettes smuggling threatens local industry

two key factors explain the rising sales of smuggled cigarettes; the introduction of pictorial health warnings in Pakistan. (effective September 2010) and the ever–increasing taxes on local cigarette producers. These two preventive measures enforced to cu
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:13
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[Afghanistan, UK] Durham University overruled ethics committee in accepting donation from tobacco firm

A UNIVERSITY overruled its own ethics committee, headed by a senior churchman, to accept a £125,000 donation from a tobacco company. Durham University took the money from a charity linked to British American Tobacco (BAT) to offer post-graduate scholars
Durham Times (uk)
added Nov 13, 2012 11:36
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