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[Asia] ‘23.9 million Pakistani adults use tobacco’

out of which 6% are women. According to a report, 15.6 million Pakistanis smoke tobacco and males between the ages of 15-49 were more likely to use tobacco as compared to women. “Tobacco kills 6 million people around the world out of which 80% deaths oc
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] NA takes up ECP members’ salary bill today

PTI members Aqib Ullah and others would raise the issue of expiry of tenure of the board of directors of the Pakistan Tobacco Board, low rate of tobacco crop and refusal of tobacco companies, including Pakistan Tobacco Company and Philip Morris, to purcha
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 15, 2016 13:21
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[Asia, Pakistan] PLAIN CIGARETTES ENCOURAGE ADULTS TO QUIT SMOKING

The report urged for immediately implementation of Article 13 that comprehensively bans tobacco advertisement, promotion and sponsorship and Article 11 of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control which calls for plain packaging.
Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (pk)
added Aug 12, 2016 18:04
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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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[Asia, Pakistan] Senate body to consider Prohibition of Smoking Bill today

Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination will meet today (Wednesday) to consider the Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-smokers Health (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Aug 8, 2016 15:21
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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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[Asia, Pakistan] Non-tax paid cigarettes causing Rs24bn annual loss to exchequer

More than 1.6 billion illegal (non-tax paid) cigarettes are smoked on an average every month in Pakistan. “Approximately, one out of every four cigarettes consumed in Pakistan is illicit which is 137 basic points higher than the global average,” accordin
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:29
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[Asia] 23.9m adult Pakistanis use tobacco

Males between 15-49 years were more likely to use tobacco as compared to females in Pakistan Around 23.9 million adults use tobacco in any form in Pakistan, out of which 6 per cent are women. According to data, 15.6 million people smoke tobacco out of
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:53
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tax stamps on cigarette packs, ‘no’ to foreign companies

The experts term it a good solution towards the mushroomed problem of non-tax paid cigarettes by means of tracking them. However, hiring a foreign company or outsourcing any company for printing tax stamps on cigarette packs not only involves serious rep
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] SMOKERS QUITE ADDICTION WHILE FASTING DURING RAMAZAN: EXPERT

Medical Specialist Dr Mustafa Yousaf while talking to private channel said with bundle of blessings the holy month of Ramzan offers include getting rid of bad habits. He said the habit of smoking can also be avoided through observing fasts and as such t
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Jun 24, 2016 13:56
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