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[Asia, Pakistan] MNCs continue to flourish amid flawed taxation system

Multinational companies (MNCs) in the tobacco sector are allegedly flourishing at the cost of Pakistan’s economic interests owing to glaring flaws in the taxation mechanism coupled with an absence of practicable laws to effectively regulate the functionin
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Dec 8, 2018 23:55

[Pakistan] Cigarette industry: NAB to extend probe into Rs60-billion tax evasion

details of Rs60-billion tax evasion by the cigarette industry to NAB headquarters for further probe. Sources told The Express Tribune that the Regional Board in its meeting reviewed the case and decided that NAB should investigate it further as the magnit
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 6, 2018 19:02

AHMAD: Tobacco in Pakistan: is it worth to burn your money?

Selling cigarettes to minors has been banned but the story doesn’t end here; shopkeepers still get to manage that for their own gain. People must be made aware via social media that actions like these would be responsible f
The European Sting (be)
added Dec 6, 2018 15:04

[Pakistan] Govt to impose sin tax on tobacco products

“We are sending a sin tax bill in the National Assembly in which taxes would be imposed on cigarettes and tobacco products,” Khan said while addressing the Annual Public Health Conference. The minister added that tax received from this would be spent on (pk)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:50

[Asia, Pakistan] Sin tax to be inflicted on tobacco products

the federal minister revealed: “We are sending a sin tax bill in the National Assembly in which taxes would be imposed on cigarettes and tobacco products.” He went on to add the accumulated tax would be invested on the youth in terms of their human d
The News (pk)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:49

[Asia, Pakistan] Mobile App launched for reporting violations of tobacco control laws

An innovative mobile-based application ‘ABP Violator Detector,’ which will help report violations of tobacco control laws, was launched here Friday. “The application will prove helpful in implementation of tobacco control laws in Pakistan and will resul
The News (pk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:04

[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Secondhand tobacco smoke dangerous to health’

Shaikh, chairman of Foundation Assistant professor and Director Interventional Cardiology Isra University hospital said equally alarming was the fact that hundreds of people who have never smoked die each year from diseases caused by breathing second-hand
The News (pk)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:17

[Asia, Pakistan] FBR fails to launch track and trace system for tobacco industry

Despite falling short of the revenue target with regard to the tobacco industry, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has failed to introduce the ‘track and trace system’, designed specifically to curb tax evasion in the tobacco industry.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:11

[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarettes: the middle ground

The mini-budget also staked out a middle ground for the tobacco industry. Caught between conflicting interests of tobacco billions and public health, the government took a fiscal approach that goes in the right direction yet doesn’t reach far enough.... t
Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:04

[Asia, Pakistan] Citizens decry being deprived of their right to breathe in fresh air

Despite the existence of non-smokers’ health ordinance, residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti-tobacco laws that deprive the citizens of their right to breathe in fresh air. People living in apartments are major victims of
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 21, 2018 20:42
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