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[Asia, Pakistan] FED in 2013-14: two cigarette giants warned about meeting assigned target

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Wednesday issued a stern warning to two leading cigarette manufacturing companies to meet the assigned target of Federal Excise Duty (FED) in 2013-14 to escape strict enforcement actions. Sources told Business Reorder h
Business Recorder (pk)
added Jan 23, 2014 00:40

[Asia] Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited

Besides the macroeconomic hindrances, the greatest challenge for the Company is the presence of illicit trade in the industry and the Pakistan-Afghan transit route. Almost 20 percent of the cigarette available in the market is coming from illegal sources.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 21, 2013 06:57

[Pakistan] Mangal Bagh ‘bans’ snuff, smoking in Bara

The chief of proscribed outfit Lashkar-i-Islam, Mangal Bagh, has imposed a ‘ban’ on smoking and use of snuff in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency, according to sources.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jul 5, 2013 13:03

[Pakistan] Sheesha smoking getting increasingly common in varsities

A Pakistani research published in Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing on Sisha smoking proposed that 40 percent of Pakistani male students puff the water pipe.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 12, 2012 15:09

[Asia, Pakistan] Tax-free cigarettes for rulers

While the manufacturers of the low brands are evading taxes by retailing at the prices below than that printed on the packets, the rulers are causing loss to revenue by enjoying federal excise duty exemption on the cigarettes consumed by them, their frie
The News (pk)
added Oct 8, 2015 11:14

[Asia, Pakistan] CCP can help government enforce anti-tobacco convention: experts

The regulatory agencies such as Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) can play its role to assist government in smooth implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to reduce the crop farming by looking into possible collusion b
Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 16, 2014 03:58

[Asia, Pakistan] 3 Sheesha smoking Centers sealed, 16 hookahs confiscated

The District Administration has launched operation against Sheesha Smoking centers and sealed three Sheesha centers and confiscated 16 hookahs respectively.
ONLINE International News Network (pk)
added Apr 12, 2013 13:57

[Korea - South] Pakistan cracks down on South Korean cigarettes

Pakistani tax authorities took the unusual step on Friday of threatening retailers with heavy fines and prison unless they stop selling cigarettes smuggled from South Korea. The Federal Board of Revenue ran an advertisement in newspapers, warning that P
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 9, 2013 22:40

[Pakistan] FBR launches crackdown against counterfeit cigarettes

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has launched countrywide crackdown against non-duty paid / counterfeit cigarettes and seized 200,000 illegal cigarettes in a single day, sources said.
The News (pk)
added Mar 3, 2013 13:34

[Pakistan] Cigarette industry's illegal promotions

certain tobacco companies including Hiltop Tobacco AJK and National Tobacco Company has gotten into frensied marketing spree for its brands but the effort is likely to end up in whimper should the government authorities take appropriate actions to curb th
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 20, 2012 19:22
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