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[Asia, Pakistan] Ombudsman directs govt to make cigarettes ‘inaccessible to citizens’

Ministries of National Health Services (NHS) and finance have been asked to enforce the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to make cigarettes inaccessible to citizens by increasing prices and taking action again
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 24, 2017 14:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] Parliamentarians turn down law calling for ban on sheesha

Members of a parliamentary committee on Wednesday turned down a bill seeking a ban on sheesha and other injurious substances. The Islamabad Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill, 2016, which was introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati, was taken up
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:36
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[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
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette company employees protest their sacking

The employees sacked by the Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited staged protest outside the Peshawar Press Club here Saturday to condemn the action. The protesting workers raised slogans against the management and demanded that they should be reinstated. The
The News (pk)
added Jan 3, 2016 19:05
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[Pakistan] Ministry wants plea against tobacco advertising ban dismissed

has pleaded through its detailed reply to the Sindh High Court (SHC) that the petition filed by Philip Morris International (PMI) calling for lifting of the ban on tobacco advertisements, promotional activities may be dismissed, sources told Daily Times o
Daily Times (pk)
added May 25, 2014 11:47
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[Pakistan] 11 Shisha smokers arrested

The New Town police conducted raided Shisha centers and arrested Moaiz, Farhan, Haris, Ayaz, Muhammad Ali, Gul Afzal, Babar Masih, Khawar, Naqash, Amir Suleman and Satti for smoking Shisha. The police also recovered Hookahs and other items from them.—A
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Mar 24, 2014 10:15
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines] Cigarette smuggling gouges Asia's taxes, anti-smoking drive

With Asia facing potentially debilitating health care costs related to high rates of smoking, many countries have been trying to curb tobacco consumption by increasing taxes. But this seems to have backfired by triggering an upswing in smuggling that has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00
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[Pakistan, Philippines] Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris International

Philip Morris has shut down a factory in Pakistan, while its representative in the Philippines has expressed skepticism over the Government’s lax approach towards a tax evading competitor.
Trefis
added Feb 21, 2015 09:51
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette packs to cover 85 percent pictorial warning: Saira Tarar

Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Saira Afzal Tarar on Wednesday announced that new pictorial warning will cover 85 percent of cigarette packs on both sides in the country.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 11, 2015 23:18
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sheesha smoking linked with kidney,cardiovascular diseases: study

has considerably increased among the youth, particularly among the higher secondary school and university students. He expressed these views while addressing a press briefing on “Sheesha smoking and its health hazard” at the School of Public Health, DUH
The News (pk)
added Mar 2, 2014 20:59
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