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[Asia] 80,000 Pakistanis develop different heart diseases every year

jointly organised by the Society for Alternative Media and Research (SAMAR) and Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC)...Tobacco Control Cell Project Manager Muhammad Javed said that studies show a large proportion of smokers have an inadequate know
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added May 20, 2015 11:48

[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

[Pakistan, UK] EDITORIAL: Tobacco industry lobbying undermines public health in Asia

the examples of lobbying we have described highlight the importance of strengthening adherence to the framework convention.17 They also serve as a reminder of the global nature of the tobacco industry, which must not be allowed to represent itself as bein
British Medical Journal
added May 14, 2015 10:36

[Asia, Pakistan] Healthier living: Tobacco control law violators fined

The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration collected a fine of Rs323,175 from violators of tobacco control laws during 14 raids in April. This data was shared in a meeting of all assistant commissioners (ACs) and magistrates, regarding “Tobacc
Express Tribune (pk)
added May 4, 2015 19:35

[Asia, Pakistan] GHW on cigarette packs: Philip Morris informs ministry of implications

The company has always supported evidence based regulation that meets public health objectives but does not impede our ability to compete and does not have unintended consequences for relevant stakeholders. The company believed it is critical that policym
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:10
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[UK] ​Smoking gun? Britain’s top diplomat to Pakistan rapped for attending tobacco lobby meeting

Britain’s most senior diplomat to Pakistan broke government rules by attending a meeting alongside one of the world’s most influential tobacco lobby groups, it has been claimed. Phillip Barton, UK High Commissioner to Pakistan, was revealed to have atte
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 9, 2015 11:30

[UK] Health experts demand Foreign Office apology after they attend meeting lobbying for tobacco company with Pakistani ministers

The British High Commissioner to Pakistan attended a meeting where British American Tobacco lobbied against plans for larger warnings on cigarette packets
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 9, 2015 11:26

[Asia, Pakistan] BAT team asks govt to withdraw decision

The sources revealed the delegation asked the government to take back its decision of printing graphic Health Warnings the size of which has been increased to 85 per cent of the surface area of the cigarette pack. Though, this reversal was not accepted b
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 7, 2015 16:39

[Pakistan] UK accused over cigarette lobbying abroad ($$)

Medical experts and campaigners have accused Britain's top diplomat in Pakistan of breaking government rules by attending a meeting at which one of the world's biggest cigarette companies lobbied ministers.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 7, 2015 16:26

British American Tobacco : UK High Commissioner faces the music at home, in Pakistan

newly appointed UK High Commissioner Richard Burtons recent meeting with the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in which he advocated the tobacco industrys stance against the health ministrys decision to adopt large sized (85% pictorial health warning on cigarett (fr)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:52
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