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[Asia, Pakistan] CHAUDHARY: Taxing tobacco

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) recently ran an ad in all major daily papers asking people to 'Say no to smuggled/non-duty paid cigarettes'.. it did not feature any of the popularly smuggled brands.... it's the home-grown brands and companies that really e
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added May 1, 2016 19:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of smuggled cigarettes hindering national kitty

The sale of smuggled cigarettes has reached alarming proportions, inflicting an annual loss of over Rs 20 billion to the national kitty. Sources said that multinational cigarette manufacturers have hired the help of Nielsen, an internationally reputed ma
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 23, 2016 20:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of smuggled cigarette causing billions of rupees loss to kitty

multinational cigarette manufacturers have hired the help of Nielsen, an internationally reputed market research company, to produce a “doctored report” which was a gross misrepresentation of facts and against local manufacturers of tobacco products. Th
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 22, 2016 19:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPKL installs 458.6 kWp solar panels at manufacturing units

Philip Morris Pakistan Limited (PMPKL) has installed solar panels at its manufacturing facilities in Kotri and Sahiwal with combined capacity of 458.6 kilowatt peak (kWp). The solar panels are also capable of CO2 emission reduction by up to 362 tonnes/ann
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 21, 2016 19:26
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[Asia] Smoking epidemic rising among Pakistani fema

There should be constant awareness campaigns to educate teenagers about the dangerous impacts of smoking particularly in women. Brief behavioral counseling and use of evidence-based smoking cessation aids are effective strategies for achieving smoking ce
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:00
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[Asia, Pakistan] Govt criticised for ‘poor’ implementation of tobacco control laws

The Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) has criticised the government particularly the Health Ministry for capitulating to the whims of the tobacco industry by failing to increase 80 percent pictorial health warning on cigarette packs.
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 18, 2016 14:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette smuggling causing over Rs 7b loss annually

Documents available with Daily Times reveal that about 20 percent of the cigarettes consumed in the country are smuggled. On the other side, the local cigarette manufacturers provide wrong data to FBR to evade taxes. According to a report of the Framework
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 5, 2016 14:23
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sindh High Court upholds ban on tobacco products

The Sindh High Court has upheld ban on tobacco advertisements throughout Pakistan. The legislation on ban on advertisements of tobacco products was challenged in Sindh High Court by M/s Philip Morris (Pakistan), a major tobacco manufacturer. However, las
The News (pk)
added Mar 29, 2016 19:38
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[Asia] 100000 die annually due to tobacco use in Pakistan

About 100,000 people die annually due to tobacco use in Pakistan and use of Shisha amongst the youth is an emerging health risk. According to figures of Ministry of Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, about 22-25 million people in Pakistan are
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:31
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[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society endorses comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising

Members of the civil society Tuesday supported the efforts of tobacco control advocates for legislation on comprehensive ban on Tobacco Advertisement, Promotion and Sponsorship (TAPS), and while expressing concern over the government’s lackluster efforts
The News (pk)
added Mar 23, 2016 15:01
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