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[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
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[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
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[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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[Asia, Pakistan] CCP can help government enforce anti-tobacco convention: experts

The regulatory agencies such as Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) can play its role to assist government in smooth implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to reduce the crop farming by looking into possible collusion b
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 16, 2014 03:58
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[Asia] Gathering support: ‘Naya Pakistan should be tobacco free’

A consumer rights campaigner has urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chairperson Imran Khan to direct Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government to eradicate tobacco cultivation from the province.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:54
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[Asia, Pakistan] Imran urged to eradicate tobacco cultivation from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, who is mobilising support in the name of ‘Naya Pakistan,’ has been asked to publicly promise that his ‘Naya Pakistan’ will be tobacco-free. Drawing the attention of the PTI chairman towards hundreds of tobacco fields in Khyber
The News (pk)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:54
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[Pakistan] Is kaptan building cancer hospital with tobacco growers' money?

A number of ministers of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) cabinet or their relatives are either tobacco growers or in cigarette manufacturing business thus contributing to spread of cancer in Pakistan in general and in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:36
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[Pakistan] Doctors urged to launch massive campaign against smoking

Provincial Minister for Excise & Taxation and Finance Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has stressed upon the doctors community for launching massive awareness campaign for sensitizing the people about hazardous aspects of smoking with a view to prevent TB, heart,
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:34
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[Asia, Pakistan] Smoking Them Out

The illicit cigarette trade in Pakistan is roaring business and costs the country billions in lost taxes annually. We recently spoke with Ijaz Shah, director-general of the Federal Board of Revenue’s intelligence and investigation wing, about this. Excerp
Newsweek Pakistan
added Aug 11, 2014 12:02
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[Asia, Pakistan] Govt vs growers: Tobacco farmers threaten boycott if price not raised by Rs50

The Kisan Board of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has rejected the existing price of Rs150 per kilogramme for tobacco, threatening to stop growing the crop if they are not given Rs200.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Aug 6, 2014 01:03
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