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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Pakistan] Companies to buy 78,000 tonnes tobacco this year

The national and multinational companies plan to buy over 78,000 tonnes of different varieties of tobacco, this year, with purchasing process beginning during the current week, Dawn learnt on Wednesday.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jul 3, 2014 05:01

[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco giant offers its standpoint on advertising regulations

PMPKL has contradicted a story published in ‘The News’ on May 31 titled ‘Tobacco giant humbled by judiciary.’...PMPKL does not seek to reverse all regulations on tobacco advertisement for ‘complete tobacco advertisement freedom’...the correspondent stands
The News (pk)
added Jun 4, 2014 17:41

[Asia, Pakistan] Islamabad a safe sanctuary for tobacco users and sellers

71% people found smoking in public places, 69% found smoking in public transport vehicles; Ministry of CAD working on PC-1 for tobacco-free Islamabad, says Dr. Minhaj
The News (pk)
added Jun 4, 2014 09:44
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