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Pakistan signs convention on tobacco control

Farmers in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa are bracing for yet another attack on their livelihood but this time by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as Pakistan has signed a Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), squeezing the already thin field for tobacco
The News (pk)
added Jul 1, 2012 18:53
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[Pakistan] PTB exploits farmers : Tobacco growers seek govt assistance for alternate crop

Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) instead of helping tobacco farmers is promoting and supporting tobacco companies. Government did not seem to understand the importance of human factor as tobacco companies and PTB were exploiting tobacco growers.
Daily Times (pk)
added Jul 22, 2012 20:11
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[Pakistan] Sheesha smoke: Cafe workers protest at ‘unjust’ crackdown

Hundreds of workers, most employed at sheesha cafes on The Mall, gathered at Liberty Chowk and then marched to Hussain Chowk. . . .organised by the Restaurant and Café Association of Punjab.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 12, 2012 11:28
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[Pakistan] MNAs voice concern over increasing 'sheesha' smoking trend

The members of the National Assembly on Wednesday voiced concerns over increasing trend of ‘sheesha’ smoking in the federal capital saying that the five-star hotels are also providing the same illegal facility inside their premises.
The News (pk)
added Oct 11, 2012 07:17
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[Pakistan] Sheesha ban: LHC calls for implementing anti-smoking laws

Denying to issue separate direction to ban Sheeha at cafes, Lahore High Court Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial directed the Punjab Home secretary and Lahore district coordination officer to ensure enforcement of Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jul 11, 2012 15:47
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[Pakistan] Companies await notification for buying tobacco

National and multinational companies have refused to begin buying tobacco until the commerce ministry and Pakistan Tobacco Board notify the start of the activity.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jul 21, 2012 15:11
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[Pakistan] Cut in tobacco cultivation area to affect KP growers

The World Health Organisation has asked the government to reduce area under cultivation of tobacco through fresh measures under Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, but tobacco companies consider this measure as an attack on farmers in Khyber Pakhtunk
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 1, 2012 14:26
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[Pakistan] Bar associations offer support in tobacco control efforts

Rawalpindi and Islamabad Bar Associations have offered full support in tobacco control measures and saving the health’s rights of non-smokers
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jul 6, 2012 08:54
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[Asia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka] Pakistan outdoes India in Tobacco control: WHO

Pakistan along with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has implemented superior strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco in comparison with India, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41
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[Afghanistan, Asia, Iran, Pakistan] Cigarette industry: 'FBR should tie revenue projections to market share'

officials of a cigarette manufacturing unit met the tax authorities at the FBR House to discuss the revenue implications of the illicit and counterfeit cigarette...Meanwhile, Minister (Trade), Washington D.C., Embassy of Pakistan, USA has informed the FBR
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 15, 2015 11:42
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