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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


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

[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

[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

[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

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Pakistan] Tackling illicit tobacco trade

It must be noted that while Pakistans share in total cigarettes consumed in this 14-market sample was 11.1 percent, its share in the illicit tobacco consumed in this market was 22.7 percent. That makes the country third-largest contributor, behind Vietnam
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 28, 2015 22:58

British American Tobacco : UK High Commissioner faces the music at home, in Pakistan

newly appointed UK High Commissioner Richard Burtons recent meeting with the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in which he advocated the tobacco industrys stance against the health ministrys decision to adopt large sized (85% pictorial health warning on cigarett (fr)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:52

[Asia, Nepal, Pakistan] World body urges India to resist tobacco industry pressure

(WCTOH) has urged countries including India, Pakistan and Nepal - that are planning to implement adopt stricter tobacco control regulation, to stand firm against the tobacco industry pressure. This comes even as there is speculation that the Indian gover
Times of India
added Mar 24, 2015 00:59

[Pakistan] Rs14b tax-evaded cigarettes being sold: PMPKL closes production unit in Mandra

Increasing smuggling of tobacco products, heavy taxes and high cost have forced one of the largest multinational companies in Pakistan, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PMPKL) has shut its cigarette manufacturing operations suddenly in in Mandra, distric
Customs Today (pk)
added Feb 17, 2015 14:01

[Asia, Pakistan, Russia] Rights group calls for exposing tobacco industry tactics

Terming the Conference of Parties, which is holding its 6th session (COP6), “a unique opportunity,” the executive coordinator of TheNetwork for Consumer Protection (TN) Nadeem Iqbal emphasised the need to make joint efforts against the tobacco industry.
The News (pk)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:33
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