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AHMED: Tobacco in Pakistan: Deadly Economics

Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination needs to comply and enforce Article 11 of FCTC, requiring a health warning to be printed on the front side and the back side of the cigarette packets and printed cigarette out
The Diplomat (us)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR step leads to enhanced tobacco consumption

The third slab was introduced, on request of the companies, apparently in a bid to control the illicit trade of cigarettes. After the decision, the companies reduced prices of some of their brands, which led to further enhancing consumption , thus earni
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 7, 2017 22:34
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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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[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] 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, Pakistan] Cigarettes: the middle ground

The mini-budget also staked out a middle ground for the tobacco industry. Caught between conflicting interests of tobacco billions and public health, the government took a fiscal approach that goes in the right direction yet doesn’t reach far enough.... t
Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:04
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[Asia, Pakistan] Plan to increase size of pictorial warning on cigarette packets

The Ministry of National Health Services and Regulations on Friday issued the order of increasing the size of pictorial warning on cigarette packs up-to fifty per cent, said an official on Friday. Currently, 40 per cent of the cigarette pack is covered w
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] Peshawar High Court halts reduction in taxes on cigarettes

a stay order against the federal government’s decision to reduce taxes on tobacco products and directed the respondents to submit their response... filed by Hameed Khan...who argued in the court that the reduction in taxes would make tobacco products chea
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:04
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