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[Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan] EDITORIAL: Cigarettes smuggling threatens local industry

two key factors explain the rising sales of smuggled cigarettes; the introduction of pictorial health warnings in Pakistan. (effective September 2010) and the ever–increasing taxes on local cigarette producers. These two preventive measures enforced to cu
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:13

Egypt, Iran, Pakistan among top growth countries with respect to tobacco consumption: WHO

According to a news release by the United Nations Information Center in Tehrn, WHO called on countries to raise tobacco taxes. Higher taxes on tobacco raise more revenue for governments and health programmes, reduce tobacco use and lead to healthier comm
Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)
added May 30, 2014 04:17

[Pakistan] Punjab govt bans shisha smoking

The government of Pakistan's most populous province of Punjab has imposed a ban on smoking 'shisha' in all restaurants, clubs, hotels and cafes in this eastern city for a month.
CNN-IBN (in)
added Jun 18, 2012 14:24

[Asia] Pakistan, India and Bangladesh: experts find cigarette tax structures complicated

Another local tax expert was of the view that cigarette excise duty structure in South Asia region including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are relatively complicated and reflect the different market dynamics in various countries. Multiple categories (br
Business Recorder (pk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:34

[Asia] Bangladesh worse than Pakistan in tobacco control

Pakistan has set an example for Bangladesh and many other countries to follow in public health with an announcement that it will implement a new pictorial health warning on tobacco packs next month. (bd)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:25

[Afghanistan, Asia] Pakistan losing billions in revenues due to sale of smuggled cigarettes

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in the annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally renowned brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan...brands like Benson & Hedges, Dunhill, Marlboro, Pine etc. are proliferating am
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 8, 2016 20:27

[Pakistan, UK] BAT team asks govt to withdraw decision

Inside sources at the Health Ministry confirmed the participation of the British High Commissioner in the meeting as a member of the delegation. The sources revealed the delegation asked the government to take back its decision of printing graphic Healt
The Nation (pk)
added Mar 21, 2015 21:58

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam] Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use

National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) in collaboration with the Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Pakistan Chest Society... “The Asia Pacific region represents the fastest growing tobacco market in the world with Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan and
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added May 27, 2015 10:04

VIDEO: Breaking News banned cigarettes across Pakistan

Sales of open cigarettes across the country has been banned. According to details, the federal government has decided to take measures to overcome smoking across the country. In this regard the sale of open cigarettes across the country has been banned. T
You Tube
added Mar 11, 2018 21:23

[Korea - South, Pakistan, Philippines] Philip Morris to stop exports to 2 countries due to tax stamp

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. said Sunday it will stop exporting cigarettes to at least two countries, with the impending implementation of the cigarette tax stamp system.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:48
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