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[Asia, Pakistan] Enforcement of 85pc pictorial health warning on cigarette packs urged

Representatives of various civil society organizations have urged the relevant bodies to act quickly in implementing the new tobacco control rules as early as possible, without any revision. National Coordinator, Coalition for Tobacco Control – Pakistan,
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:54
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[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-tobacco activists urge Senate not to pass tobacco industry tainted legislation

Nadeem Iqbal, CEO of TheNetwork for Consumer Protection, said: “The main thrust of the amendment in the existing tobacco law was to ban tobacco advertisement inside shops that is enticing children to take up smoking.” But it’s intriguing to note, lament
The News (pk)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, Pakistan] Commercial use of ‘Sheesha’ to be banned

The government has decided to impose complete ban on commercial use of “Sheesha” to protect the health of country’s youth. According to an official of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, after imposing the ban, there
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:52
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[Asia] Pakistan set for blanket ban on shisha businesses

after imposing the ban, there would be complete restriction on sale of such tobacco item in cafés and shops in the markets. He said there would be a complete ban on the opening of any shisha centre or cafe in hotels, markets or public places, while its sa
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] World Cancer Day: Speakers warn against use of tobacco, paan and gutka

Speakers at a seminar on the World Cancer Day sounded a note of warning about the growing use of intoxicated objects like tobacco, cigarettes, paan and gutka, urging the people, particularly women, to undergo self-diagnostic process to ensure that their b
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:04
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers in Swabi welcome District Council’s resolution

Welcoming the unanimous resolution of District Council Swabi against the Anti-Tobacco Bill and closure of leaf purchase centres, the tobacco growers in Yar Hussain area vowed to fight tooth and nail for their rights to stop the companies from the ‘economi
The News (pk)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:25
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[Asia, Pakistan] PM urged to halt adoption of tobacco industry statistics by state institutions

TheNetwork for Consumer Protection has appealed to Prime Minister Nawaz Shairf to take strict notice of state institutions adopting and quoting the tobacco industry’s statistics to weaken the government’s anti-tobacco regulation....adopting the tobacco in
The News (pk)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:11
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[Asia] IHC adjourns hearing of tax matter filed by M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited

A division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday adjourned the hearing of a tax matter, challenging a recovery notice issued under ‘Super Tax Regime 2015’. M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited had filed the case which was heard by IHC divisi
Customs Today (pk)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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[Asia, Pakistan] 55 companies to be lauded at CSR Awards on 19th

Pakistan's 55 most prestigious companies with significant contribution for social development...given awards at the 9th Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit...organised by the National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH)...Philip Morris (Pakis
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jan 15, 2017 17:25
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[Asia, Pakistan] Arrested LG representatives sent to jail in Swabi

TOBACCO CENTRES’ CLOSURE: Tobacco growers on Friday held a protest meeting against multinational company’s decision to close down tobacco purchasing centres not only in Swabi but also in other tobacco growing districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jan 14, 2017 16:52
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