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[Asia, Nepal, Pakistan] World body urges India to resist tobacco industry pressure

(WCTOH) has urged countries including India, Pakistan and Nepal - that are planning to implement adopt stricter tobacco control regulation, to stand firm against the tobacco industry pressure. This comes even as there is speculation that the Indian gover
Times of India
added Mar 24, 2015 00:59

[Pakistan, UK] BAT team asks govt to withdraw decision

Inside sources at the Health Ministry confirmed the participation of the British High Commissioner in the meeting as a member of the delegation. The sources revealed the delegation asked the government to take back its decision of printing graphic Healt
The Nation (pk)
added Mar 21, 2015 21:58

[Asia, Pakistan] KP CM’s public smoking objected

The Network...has written a letter to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak, drawing his attention that smoking publicly is a violation..referring to television footage showing the chief minister smoking in his office and in the presence of th
The News (pk)
added Mar 21, 2015 13:43

[Asia, Pakistan] New warning on cigarette packs from March 30

government Tuesday issued a notification under which 85% of the front and back of cigarette packs and outers will have to carry a pictorial health warning. The notification was preceded by a Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO) last Friday for enhancement of
The News (pk)
added Mar 14, 2015 16:12

[Pakistan] NHSRC MINISTRY ISSUES SRO ON PICTORIAL WARNINGS An historic step towards tobacco control

Ministry of National Health Services Regulation & Coordination (NHSRC) has finally issued much-delayed, long-awaited Statutory Regulator Order (SRO) of adopting new graphical health warnings (GHW) covering 85 percent of the cigarette packs.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:29

[Asia, Pakistan] Philip Morris losses worsen

The second-largest tobacco company in Pakistan by market share, Philip Morris has been struggling to find a solid footing lately. Last Friday, the company announced disastrous full-year results for 2014.
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 10, 2015 12:06

[Asia, Pakistan] Increase in size of GHW: leading cigarette firm warns of shortfall in revenue collection

Managing Director for Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, said that such ad hoc initiatives will negatively impact the projected future government revenue growth and contribution.
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:09

[Asia, Pakistan] Corporate results: PTC announces Rs4.8b profit for 2014

Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) has announced a net profit of Rs4.8 billion for 2014, which is 55.2% higher than the company’s earnings recorded in the preceding 12 months. According to a stock exchange filing on Monday, the company also declared a final d
Express Tribune (pk)
added Feb 23, 2015 21:48

[Pakistan, Philippines] Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris International

Philip Morris has shut down a factory in Pakistan, while its representative in the Philippines has expressed skepticism over the Government’s lax approach towards a tax evading competitor.
added Feb 21, 2015 09:51

Pakistan to Introduce Large, Graphic Warnings on Tobacco Products / New warnings will be among world’s largest

With this bold move for public health, Pakistan joins India, Nepal and Thailand as the fourth country to introduce warning labels of at least 85 percent, signaling a strong commitment to reducing the death and disease caused by tobacco use.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 19, 2015 16:46
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