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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Asia, Pakistan] ADIL: Blocking tobacco control

Those who are blocking implementation of the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control are doing a great disservice to the people of this country. The state must fulfil its international commitments for the sake of its own people’s good health.
The News (pk)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:37
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[Asia, Pakistan] CANCER PATIENTS INAUGURATE REPORT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
SUCH TV (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:01
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[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society seeks judicial intervention on tobacco laws

Civil society has taken Health Ministry to court seeking judicial intervention to get pictorial health warnings (PHW) on cigarette pack without any delay.The Society for Alternative Media and Research (SAMAR) and The Network for Consumer Protection jointl
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 13, 2015 09:03
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette retailers start overcharging after budget

After the announcement of increase in duty on tobacco products to 63 per cent from 58 per cent, the retailers have started selling old stocks of cigarettes at new (inflated) rates, even before the implementation of the government’s decision which was anno
The Nation (pk)
added Jun 7, 2015 10:32
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[Belarus, Europe, Pakistan, UK] Black market tobacco figures spark dispute

The study was commissioned by the tobacco industry and it examines the black market not just in the UK but across the whole of the European Union. But the report has sparked a major controversy with anti-smoking lobby groups accusing the companies of fu
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 05:21
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