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[Asia] ‘Horrible Tragedy’ as Fuel Tanker Fire in Pakistan Leaves at Least 150 Dead

news reports quoted witnesses blaming a lit cigarette tossed by a passer-by.
New York Times
added Jun 26, 2017 00:53
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PAKISTAN EXPLOSION: HOW A LIT CIGARETTE TURNED AN OIL TANKER INTO A DEADLY FIREBALL

An oil tanker crashed on a road in Pakistan on Sunday and 132 people, many of whom had rushed to collect leaking fuel, were killed when it exploded, apparently after someone lit a cigarette, officials said.
Reuters
added Jun 26, 2017 00:49
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[Asia, Pakistan] WAZIR: Govt imperils health initiatives by decreasing tax on tobacco

The revenue addicted government gives little value to human life since it reduced the tax on tobacco products in its current budget despite National Health Services Regulation and Coordination (NHSRC)’s clear warning of its far-reaching negative impacts
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] Lower taxes, more revenue

Pakistan’s government says that a cigarette federal excise duty (FED) reduction is aimed at convincing smokers currently buying black-market products to switch to duty-paid products. It says that currently it is losing millions of rupees in revenue to t
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 20, 2017 18:16
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: Tax on tobacco

The introduction of third-tier federal excise duty (FED) on cigarettes – which will result in a 50 percent reduction in tax on tobacco products – is likely to increase their consumption in the country. According to a report, Pakistanis smoke over 65 bill
The News (pk)
added Jun 19, 2017 04:32
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[Asia] VIDEO: BAT brings light to 3,000 lives in Pakistan

Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC), our subsidiary in Pakistan, has brought light to a remote village in the north west of the country. PTC partnered with the government of the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to provide solar energy kits for around 3,000 peop
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] Low-priced cigarettes: IREN detects huge tax evasion in AJK

Cigarette manufactures in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) are supplying/selling huge quantity of low-priced cigarettes in Pakistan, resulting in dumping of tax evaded tobacco products, which has been detected by Inland Revenue Enforcement Network (IREN) a spe
Business Recorder (pk)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:00
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[Pakistan] RTO detects tax evasion case against cigarette manufacturing firm

Regional tax Office, Rawalpindi, tracked a vehicle loaded with cigarettes of different brands manufactured by M/s Philip Morris (Pakistan) Ltd (company). The said vehicle was intercepted soon after its exit from company's hitherto undeclared Warehouse at
Business Recorder [DO NOT USE]
added Jun 5, 2017 20:57
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[Asia, Pakistan] Call for 85pc pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs

Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) on Sunday urged for implementation of 85 per cent pictorial health warning on cigarette packs. CTC-Pakistan National Coordinator Khurram Hashmi, talking to APP, said that Pakistan had ratified the WHO Fram
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jun 4, 2017 20:03
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco hollows you out, warn experts

There is a dire need to establish 15 cancer hospitals in the country for the treatment of rapidly increasing number of patients while 40% cancers diagnosed in the world may have a link to tobacco use. Pakistan has the highest consumption of tobacco in Sou
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:55
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