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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Asia] Pakistan Tobacco records 202% higher profits over last year

The Pakistan Tobacco Company has announced its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, recording stellar earnings of Rs1.09 billion as compared to only Rs359 million earned in the same period of the preceding year (translating into 202% growth). Th
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 20, 2013 16:26
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[Asia] Illicit cigarette trade in Pakistan causing $175.8m loss

Pakistan is losing 17 billion Pakistani rupees (US$175.8 million) per annum due to the illicit cigarette trade which represents about 26.7 per cent of total cigarettes consumed in terms of volume. According to a research paper compiled by the Euromonitor
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Apr 17, 2013 07:05
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette industry: FBR modifies RFP for Tax Stamp & Supervision Project

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has modified the Request for Proposal (RFP) for ''Tax Stamp and Supervision Project'' relating to cigarette industry, as per the suggestions of Transparency International Pakistan. The RFP is to set the specifications in or
Business Recorder (pk)
added Apr 7, 2013 08:55
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[Mid-east, Pakistan] Phillip Morris cigarette brand: Change of code allocation allowed

The Federal Board of Revenue has allowed M/s Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited to print the code "For Sale in GCC Countries" instead of "Not for sale in Pakistan" on their cigarette brand "Morven Gold" exported to overseas markets in Gulf Corporation Coun
Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 9, 2013 21:48
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[Pakistan] Violators pay for breaching smoking laws in capital

Though not that impressive, results of the Islamabad district administration’s crackdown on smoking violation show things are surely changing for the better. According to an official of the district administration, Rs92,000 was fined to owners of 37 caf
The News (pk)
added Feb 21, 2013 19:08
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Illegal cigarette industry becomes largest tax evader in Pakistan

The illegal cigarette industry in Pakistan has grown to become one of the largest tax evaders in the country, causing great loss to the national economy. The local industry has suggested the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to change its modus operandi rel
The Peninsula (qa)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:28
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