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Assessment of potential toxicity of a smokeless tobacco product (naswar) available on the Pakistani market

‘Naswar’ is a smokeless tobacco product (STP) widely used in Pakistan. . . . This study shows that the production, packaging, sale and consumption of naswar should be regulated so as to protect the public from the health hazards associated with its cons
Tobacco Control
added Jun 24, 2012 11:54

[Pakistan] Tobacco industry advertising tactics need to be exposed

Health experts say that taxes must be increased manifold on tobacco products . . .However, they say that for an effective control on the use of tobacco products for the sake of youth, the government should frame a policy to not to leave any room for the t
The News (pk)
added Jun 3, 2012 23:24

[Pakistan] Illegal tobacco business incurring huge losses to national exchequer

Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 25, 2012 05:30

[Pakistan] No check on illicit trade in cigarettes

The News (pk)
added May 8, 2012 14:55

[Asia] IHC adjourns hearing of tax matter filed by M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited

A division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday adjourned the hearing of a tax matter, challenging a recovery notice issued under ‘Super Tax Regime 2015’. M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited had filed the case which was heard by IHC divisi
Customs Today (pk)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51

[Asia, Pakistan] PMI lobbying to make cigarettes more affordable

is reportedly lobbying in the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and government circles to create a new third slab of taxes to make the cigarettes cheaper in Pakistan... This would create serious health hazards and further popularise the fast growing trend of
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:04

[Asia, Pakistan] Smokers flout law, continue to puff away on public transport

Limited awareness and official neglect have provided people in the city with a catalyst to smoke on public transport without any fear of the law. This has heightened the risk of passive smoking, which remains a silent killer. Tens of thousands of people
Express Tribune (pk)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:33

[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette manufacturing: GHW regulations should not have impeded stakeholders' rights: Philip Morris

it is therefore important that legitimate business, being the most relevant stakeholder, should be involved with regulations and policymakers in an open and transparent manner to contribute to the policy development. Amjad Iqbal Director Government Rela
Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 2, 2016 09:05

[Asia, Pakistan] Police arrest 35 workers of tobacco company

District police have arrested 35 workers of a multinational tobacco purchasing company under 3 MPO (Maintain Public Order) on Wednesday. The district administration feared that workers have threatened to commit self-immolation if management of the compan
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 7, 2016 05:17

[Asia] '19.5b cigarettes sold in Pakistan without tax every year'

The share of illicit cigarette consumption in Pakistan is more than 23 percent. This means that 19.5 billion cigarette sticks are sold without the payment of duty and tax every year. These views were expressed by the speakers at a seminar on illicit cig
The News (pk)
added Jan 2, 2016 16:48
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