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[Asia] Pakistan, India and Bangladesh: experts find cigarette tax structures complicated

Another local tax expert was of the view that cigarette excise duty structure in South Asia region including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are relatively complicated and reflect the different market dynamics in various countries. Multiple categories (br
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:34

[Pakistan] People seek protection against tobacco industry

Hundreds of visitors, mostly health professionals and doctors, expressed these concerns in an open letter to Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif during the two-day annual health conference held at Health Services Academy (HSA). TheNetwork for Consum
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:36

[Asia, Pakistan] 23rd cardio conference: Doctors suggest to enforce ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces

She was speaking at the 23rd Annual Cardio Conference, organised by the Pakistan Cardiac Society and American College of Cardiology – Pakistan Chapter. Cardiovascular diseases are a group of ailments that involve either the heart or the blood vessels, in
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 28, 2014 17:27

[Asia] Global report 2014: smokeless tobacco being widely consumed in Pakistan

According to the report tilted, 'Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective' issued by National Cancer Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday, high rates of smokeless t
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:55

[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
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