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[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east, Pakistan, Tunisia] Application of the Abridged SimSmoke model to four Eastern Mediterranean countries

The Abridged SimSmoke model has been used to show the number of deaths from smoking and how MPOWER policies can be used to reach the WHO non-communicable deaths voluntary target for cigarette use reduction in four countries.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2015 22:21

[Asia] Philip Morris Pakistan Limited

The company was formally known as Lakson Tobacco Company, which got incorporated in 1969 as a public limited company. Though the name changed in 2011 to Philip Morris Pakistan Limited, Philip Morris Inc (PMI) became its majority shareholder back in 2007.
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Jun 15, 2015 22:34

[Pakistan] Tobacco harvest in full swing

harvesting of White Patta (WP) tobacco is in full swing across Swabi district, while tobacco companies and traders have begun preparations for the upcoming crop buying season with an aim to purchase 1.255 million kilogrammes crop this year.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jun 15, 2015 12:46

[Asia, Pakistan] Trying to discourage? Smoking cigarettes to burn a bit more cash

From July 1, tobacco consumers will be paying approximately Rs7 more to buy a pack of 20 cigarettes... “Pakistan’s tobacco market is price sensitive, the increase will encourage illicit trade and smuggling,” an official associated with the industry said w
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 9, 2015 01:20

[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette retailers start overcharging after budget

After the announcement of increase in duty on tobacco products to 63 per cent from 58 per cent, the retailers have started selling old stocks of cigarettes at new (inflated) rates, even before the implementation of the government’s decision which was anno
The Nation (pk)
added Jun 7, 2015 10:32

[Belarus, Europe, Pakistan, UK] Black market tobacco figures spark dispute

The study was commissioned by the tobacco industry and it examines the black market not just in the UK but across the whole of the European Union. But the report has sparked a major controversy with anti-smoking lobby groups accusing the companies of fu
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 05:21

[Asia] YAQOOB: Smuggling of cigarettes into Pakistan

Cigarettes have been smuggled into Pakistan as a means of creating brand awareness and loyalty to international brands...authorities need to...curb the illicit trade and impose heavy duties and fines on the MNC whose products are sold in the Pakistani mar
The Nation (pk)
added May 31, 2015 07:46
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[Asia, Pakistan] World No Tobacco Day to be marked today

Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 30, 2015 15:34
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[Asia] Smoking kills 100,000 Pakistanis annually

Tobacco kills nearly six million people each year, of which more than 6, 00,000 are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke, said Consultant Pulmonologist SIH Dr. Sohail Naseem during a seminar with the theme of “work together to end the illeg
ONLINE International News Network (pk)
added May 30, 2015 15:32

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Pakistan] Tackling illicit tobacco trade

It must be noted that while Pakistans share in total cigarettes consumed in this 14-market sample was 11.1 percent, its share in the illicit tobacco consumed in this market was 22.7 percent. That makes the country third-largest contributor, behind Vietnam
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added May 28, 2015 22:58
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