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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Smoking, pollution among main causes of lung diseases’

This was stated by experts at a seminar ‘Breathe in the Knowledge’ organised by the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). The event was arranged in connection with World COPD Day. Speaking on the occasion, experts said that in Pakistan, the prevale
Daily Times (pk)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:12
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[India, Pakistan] Ranbir-Mahira's 'smoke break' breaking the Internet, seen them yet?

now, their pictures of smoking together outside a New York Hotel, are going viral on the social media like a wild fire! Clad in a breezy white dress with ruffled hair, Mahira looks sublime as Ranbir Kapoor carries his Sanjay Dutt look.
Express Newsline (in)
added Sep 23, 2017 20:21
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: Tax on tobacco

The introduction of third-tier federal excise duty (FED) on cigarettes – which will result in a 50 percent reduction in tax on tobacco products – is likely to increase their consumption in the country. According to a report, Pakistanis smoke over 65 bill
The News (pk)
added Jun 19, 2017 04:32
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[Asia, Pakistan] Commercial use of ‘Sheesha’ to be banned

The government has decided to impose complete ban on commercial use of “Sheesha” to protect the health of country’s youth. According to an official of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, after imposing the ban, there
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:52
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[Asia, Pakistan] NA takes up ECP members’ salary bill today

PTI members Aqib Ullah and others would raise the issue of expiry of tenure of the board of directors of the Pakistan Tobacco Board, low rate of tobacco crop and refusal of tobacco companies, including Pakistan Tobacco Company and Philip Morris, to purcha
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 15, 2016 13:21
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[Asia, Pakistan] KP tobacco farmers fear more exploitation by MNCs after budget

Although the federal budget has promised subsidies for the agriculture sector but there is no proper mechanism to check if the farmers will actually be benefited or not, says Tobacco Farmers Welfare Association secretary general. Zafar Malik pointed out
The Nation (pk)
added Jun 5, 2016 15:07
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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
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[Asia, Pakistan] NO SALE OF TOBACCO IN ISLAMABAD WITHOUT LICENCE

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
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[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
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[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
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