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[Asia, Pakistan] Shops sealed for selling cigarettes to minors

The City District Government Lahore (CDGL) has launched a crackdown on sale of cigarettes to minors across the city. The CDGL officials said the DCO himself headed the campaign and sealed many shops in Gulberg and other localities on Tuesday. They sai
The News (pk)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:29

[Asia] Shadow report exposes real scenario of tobacco use in Pakistan

In an attempt to show the true picture behind the “all good” veiled arguments of the federal ministry of health, TheNetwork for Consumer Protection Friday launched the first of its kind shadow report, an analysis of official government report on the Fram
The News (pk)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:33

[Pakistan] Ajay Devgn WON'T promote tobacco ever again

Ajay, who was initially unaware of the negative impact his association with the pan masala brand could create. And if sources are to be believed a request by the Delhi government, he has now taken a call to end his contractual obligation with the said br
Bollywood Life (in)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:22
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[Asia, Pakistan] KP government urged to expedite legislation on smoke-less tobacco control

Representa-tives of civil society organisation have welcomed the Sindh government for banning on substances injurious to health, such as Shisha, Gutka and Manpuri, through proper legislation, and demanded the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to expedite the
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 11, 2016 20:39

[Asia, Pakistan] Number of smokers in public places increasing in Peshawar

the ratio of smokers in public places and public transport is increasing day by day in the provincial capital. According to the law if passed there will be a complete ban on smoking at public places and its advertisement.
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:29

[Asia, Pakistan] 'Lethargy seen in execution of laws related to smoking'

no law existed to prevent use of e-cigarette and e-shisha in the country. The committee – chaired by Senator Nauman Wazir Khattak – was briefed on the ‘prohibition of smoking and protection of non-smokers health (amendment) bill, 2016’. The committee wa
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:58

[Asia, Pakistan] Ban on tobacco advertising sought

media coordinator of Islamabad Bar Association Khalid Chaudhary Advocate said that that there should be a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship because it causes fatal health hazards in human beings. He added that this step
The Nation (pk)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:28

[Asia, Pakistan] PMI lobbying to make cigarettes more affordable

is reportedly lobbying in the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and government circles to create a new third slab of taxes to make the cigarettes cheaper in Pakistan... This would create serious health hazards and further popularise the fast growing trend of
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:04

[Asia, Pakistan] Sheesha cafes thriving in federal capital

As much as half a dozen sheesha cafes are still open in Islamabad. Daily Times has learnt through that the business of illegal sheesha cafes is continuing under the very gaze of the authorities. These cafes are open to the influential persons of city, the
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44

[Asia] 23.9 million adults use tobacco in Pakistan

Around 23.9 million adults in Pakistan currently use tobacco in any form, out of which six per cent are women. According to a report, 15.6 million people smoke tobacco. Men between the ages of 15-49 are more likely to use tobacco as compared to women in
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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