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SBP report reveals, Pakistanis blew away 250 billion in smoke

According to a report by the State Bank of Pakistan, during the fiscal year 2013/2014 smokers spent 250 billion rupees on purchasing almost 64.5 billion cigarettes in the country. The report states, that the cheapest cigarette available in Pakistan is pr
Frontier Post (pk)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] All brands of cigarettes: FBR proposes increase in FED rate

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has proposed to raise the incidence of the Federal Excise Duty (FED) on all brands of cigarettes from existing 55 percent to 65-70 percent in coming budget (2014-15). According to the budget proposal of the FBR communic
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 22, 2014 18:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Non-communicable diseases: Quit smoking for your children, say experts

Laws against smoking in public places are not being implemented in Sindh as 68 per cent of hotels and 77 per cent of universities flout anti-smoking laws on their premises. Ironically, a cigarette is cheaper than a loaf of bread in Pakistan. These startl
Express Tribune (pk)
added Feb 26, 2014 22:45
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[Asia, Pakistan] Demand of tobacco crop up by 18.37 percent

The lion share of the total demand 36.40 million kilogram would be purchased by Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) followed by Philip Morris (Pak) Limited with 3.70 million kilogram.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 30, 2013 09:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] Body to curb sale of illicit cigarettes

To stop the drain on national exchequer’s revenue by illicit cigarettes, the federal revenue body has planned an advisory committee, said official sources. The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) estimated that smuggled cigarettes were causing a revenue loss
The News (pk)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Illicit trade of cigarettes costs exchequer Rs20 billion a year

Study by Euromonitor and FBR official say market is flooded with smuggled, non-duty paid brands in absence of enforcement.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 2, 2013 12:37
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Sheesha smoking hooks more Pakistani students

One-fifth of college and university students in Pakistan -- aged from 20 to 25 years -- are addicted to smoking sheesha, a form of hookah-smoking with a flavoured tobacco, a study has found.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:37
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[Pakistan] Put this in your pipe and smoke it

The e-cigarette, which is slowly turning up in mouths across main cities in Pakistan, is designed to behave just like the tobacco one but with one major difference: You don’t need a match. There is no lighting up and no smoke. This does, however, kill th
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 29, 2013 00:23
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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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