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[Asia] In Pakistan, Cigarettes May Be Hazardous to Your Fiscal Health

Local brands are starting to take away market share from rivals marketed by British American Tobacco Plc and Phillip Morris International Inc. The reason is simple: They cost less than the 36-rupee ($0.34) tax imposed on a legitimate pack of cigarettes.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 9, 2016 02:49


Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration has banned sale of tobacco in the city without holding licenses by retailers, official sources said. According to sources in Excise Department of ICT, more than 1000 notices were issued to tobacco retailer
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 17, 2016 17:53

[Asia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan] The Heart Disease Conundrum

SOUTH ASIANS today account for more than half of the world’s cardiac patients...Known as the Framingham Heart Study, it is perhaps the most influential investigation in the history of modern medicine... The initial outlay was modest: about $94,000, mostly
New York Times
added Nov 29, 2015 05:13

[Asia, Pakistan] GHW on cigarette packs: Philip Morris informs ministry of implications

The company has always supported evidence based regulation that meets public health objectives but does not impede our ability to compete and does not have unintended consequences for relevant stakeholders. The company believed it is critical that policym
Business Recorder (pk)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:10

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

The sources revealed the delegation asked the government to take back its decision of printing graphic Health Warnings the size of which has been increased to 85 per cent of the surface area of the cigarette pack. Though, this reversal was not accepted b
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 7, 2015 16:39

[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] Blowing hot: Federal, K-P govts ignite tobacco conflict

The federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) governments are at loggerheads after the former turned down the K-P’s demand to hand it over the control of Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) under the 18th constitutional amendment. The K-P government is of the view
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 23, 2013 11:42

[Asia, Pakistan] The mysterious rise of tobacco stocks

If there is any tobacco firm that is having a ball, it is Pakistan Tobacco, which has the biggest share of more than 60 percent in legal cigarette making. In 2012, it sold 40.6 billion sticks, just shy of the 41 billion mark it had achieved in 2009. Its
Business Recorder (pk)
added Dec 9, 2013 16:15

[Pakistan] Tobacco marketing violating laws and regulations

Cricket cigarette, the sport loved by tens of millions of Pakistanis is now being used to market tobacco products in pure violation of the country’s laws and regulations that govern tobacco marketing in the country.
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:25

[Asia, Pakistan] Toll-free number introduced to check illegal cigarette trade

The Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation (Inland Revenue) has begun a toll-free number 0800-77377, through which the people can inform it about illegal cigarette trade.
The News (pk)
added Jul 17, 2013 01:42
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