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[Asia, Pakistan] Deconstructing big tobacco

tobacco not only earns forex but contributes the most to Pakistan’s excise tax base. Unfortunately, there are two main problems that have capped the growth of this industry – illegal cigarettes and lack of agricultural credit.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 24, 2015 04:02
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[Asia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka] Neighbours outdo India in tobacco control, says WHO

Three of India’s next door neighbours — Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka — adopted better tobacco control strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) report released on Tuesday.
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
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[Asia, Pakistan] 'Govt facing national, international pressures over anti-tobacco laws'

The minister said it was deplorable that these diplomats have strict laws against tobacco use in their own countries but here in Pakistan they have adopted different point of view over anti-tobacco laws. Several diplomats have sent letter to the Governme
Daily Times (pk)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:07
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[Asia, Korea - South, Pakistan] Smuggling of cigarettes damaging country's economy

The Korean cigarette brand PINE is being smuggled into Pakistan since many years and became the single largest smuggled brand available in the country. Despite the hue and cry of many affected parties which includes the Government of Pakistan and KT&G w
ONLINE International News Network (pk)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:32
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[Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia] Study: Most children in 6 countries know little of smoking warnings

Most children interviewed in Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan and Russia knew little about cigarette health warning labels ... only 38 percent of 2,423 5- and 6-year-old children in the six countries studied had any awareness of warning labels curr
UPI
added Feb 28, 2014 04:44
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[Pakistan] Affixing tax stamp on cigarette packs: Cigarette manufacturers concerned at proposal by FBR

Small Cigarette Manufacturers Association has expressed concern over recent proposal of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for affixing tax stamp on cigarette packs, terming it impracticable.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 28, 2013 16:44
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[Pakistan] Recommendations of Framework Convention on Tobacco control rejected

President Sarhad Chamber of Agriculture Ahsan Ullah Khan raised his voice in favour of more than forty thousand tobacco growers against the recommendations of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and said that officials from Switzerland were not aware
Frontier Post (pk)
added Sep 6, 2012 08:07
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[Australia] Pakistan ‘should switch over to plain cigarette packaging’

TheNetwork has joined international tobacco control activists in applauding the Australian government for standing up to the bullying of the tobacco industry and taking strong and innovative action to reduce tobacco use, the world’s number one cause of pr
The News (pk)
added Aug 20, 2012 03:03
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[Asia, Pakistan] Senate panel wants to squeeze salaried class, protect MPs

The ongoing struggle between those who advocate interests of cigarettes manufacturers and the ones who want to save next generations from smoking related diseases ended on Tuesday when the committee put its weight behind the manufacturers’ lobby.
Express Tribune (pk)
added May 9, 2018 14:33
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[Asia, Pakistan] Health ministry wants higher taxes on tobacco firms

the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination has suggested to the government to increase taxes on tobacco companies in the upcoming budget for fiscal year 2018-19. The ministry believes not only the tobacco companies have benefi
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:11
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