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[Asia, Pakistan] SC DIRECTS IMPLEMENTATION OF RESTRICTION ON TOBACCO

directed Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination to implement the relevant provisions of the tobacco control law as it had full power to do so. It may be recalled that a tobacco manufacturing company M/s Phillip Morris Pakista
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 4, 2016 17:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] HEALTH MINISTRY URGED TO EFFECTIVELY COUNTER TOBACCO INDUSTRY TACTICS

TheNetwork for Consumer Protection condemning the Health Ministry’s decision of giving another one-month extension to the industry in raising the size of pictorial health warning to 85% on cigarette packs.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:15
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco industry given more time to enlarge warnings

ISLAMABAD: A year since the Minister of National Health Services (NHS) promised to do so, the warning labels on cigarette packs could not be enlarged from 40 to 85 pc. In fact, Minster NHS Saira Afzal Tarar on Friday gave the tobacco industry another mo
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:44
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Pakistani man dies in cigarette-caused explosion

the 60-year-old man went to his bathroom, where gases and fumes had accumulated due to petrol being stored there, and lit a cigarette.
 The resulting explosion burnt Nizamuddin to death.
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] SACKING 33 KP WORKERS DICTATORIAL MINDSET OF PTI: GHANI

Ghani expressed these views while taking serious notice of retrenchment of 33 workers of Phillip Morris Tobacco Company and booking them in fake cases. Senator Ghani vowed that the PPP won’t remain calm over this tyranny that the PTI’s provincial governm
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jan 8, 2016 15:31
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[Asia, Pakistan] Protesting dismissal: Swabi police arrests former tobacco employees

Police arrested 35 labourers in Swabi Thursday morning for protesting against the termination of 141 employees from a leading tobacco manufacturing company. Labourers took to the streets where they blocked roads, thereby disrupting traffic. The protest c
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jan 8, 2016 02:08
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[Asia, Pakistan] Police arrest 35 workers of tobacco company

District police have arrested 35 workers of a multinational tobacco purchasing company under 3 MPO (Maintain Public Order) on Wednesday. The district administration feared that workers have threatened to commit self-immolation if management of the compan
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 7, 2016 05:17
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette company employees protest their sacking

The employees sacked by the Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited staged protest outside the Peshawar Press Club here Saturday to condemn the action. The protesting workers raised slogans against the management and demanded that they should be reinstated. The
The News (pk)
added Jan 3, 2016 19:05
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[Asia] '19.5b cigarettes sold in Pakistan without tax every year'

The share of illicit cigarette consumption in Pakistan is more than 23 percent. This means that 19.5 billion cigarette sticks are sold without the payment of duty and tax every year. These views were expressed by the speakers at a seminar on illicit cig
The News (pk)
added Jan 2, 2016 16:48
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[Asia, Pakistan] Smoking does look cool, ministry of health finally admits

“Yes, there is no doubt about it,” said Dr Saima Sheikh, Research Director, National Institute of Health. “It may contain 43 of the known carcinogens, but it looks awesome.”
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Dec 6, 2015 23:21
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