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[Afghanistan, Asia, Pakistan] Smuggled cigarettes causing Rs24b loss

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally popular cigarette brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan. A report by Tobacco Farmers Welfare Association (TFWA) estimates an annua
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 22, 2016 16:58
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[Asia, Pakistan] Non-tax paid cigarettes causing Rs24bn annual loss to exchequer

More than 1.6 billion illegal (non-tax paid) cigarettes are smoked on an average every month in Pakistan. “Approximately, one out of every four cigarettes consumed in Pakistan is illicit which is 137 basic points higher than the global average,” accordin
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:29
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[Asia] 23.9m adult Pakistanis use tobacco

Males between 15-49 years were more likely to use tobacco as compared to females in Pakistan Around 23.9 million adults use tobacco in any form in Pakistan, out of which 6 per cent are women. According to data, 15.6 million people smoke tobacco out of
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:53
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tax stamps on cigarette packs, ‘no’ to foreign companies

The experts term it a good solution towards the mushroomed problem of non-tax paid cigarettes by means of tracking them. However, hiring a foreign company or outsourcing any company for printing tax stamps on cigarette packs not only involves serious rep
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] SMOKERS QUITE ADDICTION WHILE FASTING DURING RAMAZAN: EXPERT

Medical Specialist Dr Mustafa Yousaf while talking to private channel said with bundle of blessings the holy month of Ramzan offers include getting rid of bad habits. He said the habit of smoking can also be avoided through observing fasts and as such t
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Jun 24, 2016 13:56
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of e-cigarette on rise in twin cities

The sale of Electronic Cigarette is on the rise in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad being an alternate option for chain smokers to quit smoking. According to a survey it was observed that e cigarette may become a good source of encouraging smoker
The News (pk)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:17
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[Asia] Two in five Pakistanis start smoking before 10 years age: experts

Health experts said on Wednesday that every two in five smokers in Pakistan initiate cigarette smoking before they reach the age of 10. Quoting a survey research, they said that comprehensive warning labels were effective among youth and there was also ev
Daily Times (pk)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:32
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[Asia, Pakistan] Farmers' misery in the tobacco world

The new budget was announced on the eve of 3rd June, 2016, however, despite agriculture relief subsidies promised this year, there is no proper mechanism to check if the farmers are actually being benefited. The tobacco farmers of KPK were already being h
Daily Times (pk)
added Jun 6, 2016 13:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] KP tobacco farmers fear more exploitation by MNCs after budget

Although the federal budget has promised subsidies for the agriculture sector but there is no proper mechanism to check if the farmers will actually be benefited or not, says Tobacco Farmers Welfare Association secretary general. Zafar Malik pointed out
The Nation (pk)
added Jun 5, 2016 15:07
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[Asia, Pakistan] Draft law to prohibit tobacco use at public places

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has prepared a draft law to prohibit use of tobacco at public places, its sale near educational institutes and promotional activities by the manufactures to safeguard non-smokers against its potential effects on health.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jun 2, 2016 17:20
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