Headlines Tagged with Pakistan — 1,486 headlines found
directed Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination to implement the relevant provisions of the tobacco control law as it had full power to do so. It may be recalled that a tobacco manufacturing company M/s Phillip Morris Pakista
Feb 4, 2016 Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 4, 2016 17:44
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
Aug 13, 2015 The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:56
The company was formally known as Lakson Tobacco Company, which got incorporated in 1969 as a public limited company. Though the name changed in 2011 to Philip Morris Pakistan Limited, Philip Morris Inc (PMI) became its majority shareholder back in 2007.
Jun 16, 2015 Business Recorder (pk)
added Jun 15, 2015 22:34
According to a report by the State Bank of Pakistan, during the fiscal year 2013/2014 smokers spent 250 billion rupees on purchasing almost 64.5 billion cigarettes in the country. The report states, that the cheapest cigarette available in Pakistan is pr
Oct 26, 2014 Frontier Post (pk)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:29
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has proposed to raise the incidence of the Federal Excise Duty (FED) on all brands of cigarettes from existing 55 percent to 65-70 percent in coming budget (2014-15). According to the budget proposal of the FBR communic
May 20, 2014 Business Recorder (pk)
added May 22, 2014 18:27
Laws against smoking in public places are not being implemented in Sindh as 68 per cent of hotels and 77 per cent of universities flout anti-smoking laws on their premises. Ironically, a cigarette is cheaper than a loaf of bread in Pakistan. These startl
Feb 27, 2014 Express Tribune (pk)
added Feb 26, 2014 22:45
The lion share of the total demand 36.40 million kilogram would be purchased by Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) followed by Philip Morris (Pak) Limited with 3.70 million kilogram.
Nov 30, 2013 Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 30, 2013 09:24
To stop the drain on national exchequer’s revenue by illicit cigarettes, the federal revenue body has planned an advisory committee, said official sources. The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) estimated that smuggled cigarettes were causing a revenue loss
Sep 17, 2013 The News (pk)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:27
Study by Euromonitor and FBR official say market is flooded with smuggled, non-duty paid brands in absence of enforcement.
Sep 2, 2013 Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 2, 2013 12:37
One-fifth of college and university students in Pakistan -- aged from 20 to 25 years -- are addicted to smoking sheesha, a form of hookah-smoking with a flavoured tobacco, a study has found.
Jun 9, 2013 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:37