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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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[Asia] Tobacco use kills over 0.16m in Pakistan each year: Tarar

In Pakistan, tobacco use is a cause of death of around 160,100 persons every year, Federal Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar said on Thursday. “Tobacco use is an important factor for the development of coronary heart disease, strok
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] Research says illegal cigarette sales less than 9%

A research study carried out recently has discovered that maximum illicit cigarette sales does not amount to more than nine per cent in Pakistan... It shows that tobacco industry claims of more than 40% spurious cigarette sales were unfounded. This means
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 5, 2018 04:26
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[Asia, Pakistan] AUDIO: Another five districts in Punjab to replicate Islamabad smoke-free model

the Deputy Commissioner of Gujranwala himself resolved to quit smoking on Wednesday while launching the smoke-free city campaign in the district. Dr. Minhaj took pride in the Islamabad smoke-free model being replicated in Punjab as well. “I have already
The News (pk)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Tax on tobacco products can cut consumption’

Islamabad - In order to control tobacco consumption , the government has to increase the tobacco Tax while the introduction of the Tier-III taxation on premium brands resulted in the increase of the tobacco consumption , a survey revealed on Tuesday.
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:11
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tax stamps on cigarette packs, ‘no’ to foreign companies

The experts term it a good solution towards the mushroomed problem of non-tax paid cigarettes by means of tracking them. However, hiring a foreign company or outsourcing any company for printing tax stamps on cigarette packs not only involves serious rep
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] New warning on cigarette packs from March 30

government Tuesday issued a notification under which 85% of the front and back of cigarette packs and outers will have to carry a pictorial health warning. The notification was preceded by a Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO) last Friday for enhancement of
The News (pk)
added Mar 14, 2015 16:12
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Pakistanis valuable for British American Tobacco

Gains in Asian countries such as Pakistan were more than offset by declines in European markets such as Russia and Poland. "Emerging market volumes are increasing, however, the trading environment in Western Europe remains challenging," the company said.
Reuters
added May 1, 2014 10:02
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VIDEO: Child labour and the tobacco industry in Pakistan

This video shows children in northwest Pakistan preparing tobacco leaves to be sent for drying. Children as young as five years old also work in tobacco farming, where they are vulnerable to poisoning from pesticides and other tobacco sicknesses.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 3, 2012 23:33
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[Pakistan] Tobacco firm workers vow struggle for rights

Workers of a multinational tobacco company have vowed to continue struggle for securing their rights entitled to them under local and international labour laws.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jun 21, 2012 09:47
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