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[Asia, Pakistan] CANCER PATIENTS INAUGURATE REPORT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
SUCH TV (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:01
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[Pakistan] Cancer patients inaugurate report against tobacco industry

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:49
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[Asia] Cancer patients inaugurate first-ever report on tobacco industry manoeuvres in Pakistan

Detailing how the tobacco industry in Pakistan carves room for manoeuvre, a report titled ‘Smoky Truth’ was launched here on Thursday at an impressive ceremony where two cancer patients Muhammad Ziakat, aged 31 years, and 55 year-old Feroz Din shared how
The News (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:48
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[Asia, Pakistan] Report titled 'Smoky Truth' about tobacco industry's tactics launched

The report has been launched in the backdrop of a simmering controversy wherein the industry is using 'non-health' national and international actors against the health ministry to scuttle its plans to introduce strict regulations on tobacco industry to s
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] TOBACCO INDUSTRY’S TACTICS PRISED OPEN BY CONSUMER RIGHTS GROUP

TheNetwork for Consumer Protection has launched a report “Smoky Truth” detailing how “Tobacco Industry in Pakistan carves room for Maneuver.” The book was formally launched Thursday amidst the galaxy of health professionals including oncologists, policy m
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:45
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[Asia] Investing in Pakistan: Philip Morris to bring in $100m

is planning to bring in an additional investment of $100 million. A delegation, led by Director Finance Joseph Ziomek and Director Corporate Affairs SekarMenon, visited the Board of Investment and met with its chairman Dr Miftah Ismail.
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:54
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Tobacco control advocates take Pakistan government to court for reneging on 85% graphic health warnings

The legal intervention from the Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) blocks the immediate watering-down of the law and calls health and finance ministers to account for reneging on a policy proven to protect public health. Tobacco industry pr
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:56
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GLANTZ: Tobacco control advocates take Pakistan government to court for reneging on 85% graphic health warnings

After years of the tobacco companies bullying governments in court, it is nice to see health advoacte pushing back when government caves to Big Tobacco. Here is a press release that the International Union against Turbulosis and Lung Disease just put ou
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:55
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[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society seeks judicial intervention on tobacco laws

Civil society has taken Health Ministry to court seeking judicial intervention to get pictorial health warnings (PHW) on cigarette pack without any delay.The Society for Alternative Media and Research (SAMAR) and The Network for Consumer Protection jointl
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 13, 2015 09:03
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[Asia, Pakistan, UK] HEALTH MINISTER’S ‘SURRENDER’ SURPRISES, TOBACCO CONTROL ADVOCATES Withdrawal of 85pc pictorial health warning

industry’s representatives in a high-level meeting not only got extended the deadline for one more month...they ‘convinced’ the well-intentioned health minister that the GHWs would only reduce the government revenues and lead to increase in smuggled cigar
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jul 26, 2015 05:58
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