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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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[Pakistan] ALAM: Save smokers

What it can be blamed for though, is bad taste, atrocious taste . . . It’s quite an irony that the bleeding heart conservationists are urging African gorillas to procreate more frequently, I imagine, by showing them erotic pictures, while the equally e
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 1, 2012 18:19
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Tobacco products blamed for oral diseases in Pakistan

Use of chewing of tobacco products and betel nuts are the main reasons behind the alarming rise in oral diseases in Pakistan, experts have said. An event was held in Karachi ahead of the World Oral Health Day, observed worldwide Sep 12 to spread awarenes
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 11, 2012 11:58
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[Pakistan] Call for complete ban on tobacco

Pakistan has to implement Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) 2004 to protect the present and future generations from the danger of tobacco use and related diseases. It was stated by speakers during a discussion session organised by The Netwo
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 6, 2012 08:20
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[Pakistan] Cigarette manufacturers violating rules

The Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smoking Ordinance 2002 has died a natural death because of lack of regulation and poor implementation by the federal government. In some urban centres, cigarette manufacturers are blatantly violating rules
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:20
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