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[Pakistan] ‘More levies may keep youth away from cigarettes’

Muhammad Zaheer Qureshi, secretary FBR, told the participants that FBR will be launching electronic monitoring system in early months of next year for monitoring production of cigarettes. He said that by implementing two-tier system, there would be maxim
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:35

[Asia, Pakistan] Smoke and mirrors: Shisha cafés thrive despite ban

despite repeated attempts by the Karachi administration to run them out of business. Now, the shisha is a popular choice at hangout spots all over the city, including tea shops, gaming zones and restaurants. These cafes don’t just offer shisha,” said Kash
Express Tribune (pk)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:34

[Pakistan] SHC issues notice to law officer on PTI lawmakers’ perks plea

Meanwhile SHC issued notice to the authorities concerned to respond to the petition calling for effective enforcement of the anti-smoking laws. Prof Javaid Khan a consultant pulmonologist at Aga Khan University had addressed a letter to the SHC Chief Jus
Daily Times (pk)
added Nov 6, 2014 16:24

[Korea - South, Pakistan, Philippines] Philip Morris to stop exports to 2 countries due to tax stamp

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. said Sunday it will stop exporting cigarettes to at least two countries, with the impending implementation of the cigarette tax stamp system.
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:48

[Korea - South, Philippines] PMFTC to halt exports to South Korea, Pakistan

PMFTC Inc. will stop exporting cigarettes to Pakistan and South Korea, as the packaging in those two countries does not bear tax stamps. “One of the problems now with exports is that when you export to a country that does not have tax stamps, you still
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:47

SBP report reveals, Pakistanis blew away 250 billion in smoke

According to a report by the State Bank of Pakistan, during the fiscal year 2013/2014 smokers spent 250 billion rupees on purchasing almost 64.5 billion cigarettes in the country. The report states, that the cheapest cigarette available in Pakistan is pr
Frontier Post (pk)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:29

Up in smoke | As policy makers from around the world meet in Moscow to lay stress on tobacco control, Pakistan struggles to fulfill commitments it has made

Amid all these restrictions there are still concerns about the success of initiatives and the tactics adopted by cigarette companies to maintain and boost their sales and expand their clientele. In this backdrop, the sixth session of the Conference of th
The News (pk)
added Oct 25, 2014 21:12

[Asia, Pakistan, Russia] Tobacco taxation issues: 'COP6' trying to develop global strategy

Pakistani side was presented by Mazhar Nisar Sheikh Director Implementation Ministry of Health, who presented issues related to health, taxation, social and others faced in controlling use of tobacco products in the country. He also highlighted the major
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:38

[Pakistan] Govt asked to end exploitation of tobacco growers

- On the evening of the World Food Day, which is being marked across the world on October 16, The Network for Consumer Protection joins with public health and workers’ rights groups globally in calling on the tobacco industry to end exploitation of tobacc
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 14, 2014 20:30

[Asia, Pakistan, Russia] Rights group calls for exposing tobacco industry tactics

Terming the Conference of Parties, which is holding its 6th session (COP6), “a unique opportunity,” the executive coordinator of TheNetwork for Consumer Protection (TN) Nadeem Iqbal emphasised the need to make joint efforts against the tobacco industry.
The News (pk)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:33
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