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[Pakistan] Pictorial warning on cigarette packings fails to get desired goals

cigarette usage in Pakistan has been increased by 30 percent compared to 1998 figures. ... authorities should look at more useful campaigns including increase in tobacco prices, anti-smoking legislation, the prohibition of tobacco advertising, subsidizin
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Apr 16, 2013 03:24
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[Pakistan] Excise duty on cigarettes to promote illicit trade

The proposed rise in the federal excise duty on cigarettes for fetching additional Rs10 billion revenue may not be realistic, keeping in view the expected increase in illicit tobacco market because of growing gap between duty-paid and duty-evaded cigarett
The News (pk)
added Mar 3, 2013 13:33
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[Pakistan] WHO FCTC : Farmers react to proposals to regulate tobacco farming

Sarhad Chamber of Agriculture (SCA), representing tobacco farmers said by suggesting governments phase out tobacco growing, these ideological recommendations put the jobs of more than forty thousand farmers at risk without providing them with any economi
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:34
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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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[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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[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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