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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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[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
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[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
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[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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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco giant humbled by judiciary

In a landmark decision at a recent hearing, the Sindh High Court has denied Philip Morris International’s (PMI) application for grant of stay against the tobacco advertisement regulations passed by the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and
The News (pk)
added May 31, 2014 14:02
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[Asia, Pakistan] World No Tobacco Day: 'More people die from smoking than from terrorism'

Smoking kills 100,000 people across the country every year and the death toll is far greater than those who die from terrorist activities, revealed medical experts on Thursday. During a press conference at Karachi Press Club, the consultant chest physicia
Express Tribune (pk)
added May 30, 2014 04:32
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Egypt, Iran, Pakistan among top growth countries with respect to tobacco consumption: WHO

According to a news release by the United Nations Information Center in Tehrn, WHO called on countries to raise tobacco taxes. Higher taxes on tobacco raise more revenue for governments and health programmes, reduce tobacco use and lead to healthier comm
Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)
added May 30, 2014 04:17
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[Pakistan] WHO urges ministry to ban tobacco marketing campaigns

(WHO) has strongly urged the ministry of national health services, regulation and coordination to comprehensively ban all tobacco marketing campaigns...to reject all claims made by tobacco industry to freely advertise their lethal product which causes eno
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 29, 2014 15:34
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