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[Asia, Pakistan] PHC takes up FED on cigarettes case today

Peshawar High Court today (Thursday) takes up the case of tricky system of Federal Excise Duty on cigarettes introduced in the budget last year which brought reduction in prices of tobacco products as opposed to the international conventions signed by the
The News (pk)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:17
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of low-priced cigarettes barred

Peshawar High Court (PHC) has suspended the third slab of cigarette brands introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to control the illicit trade of cigarettes in the market. The court provided the interim relief to the petitioner. The petitioner ple
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:13
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco Burns: INTERVIEW

It is a critical time for us. An exponential growth in undocumented cigarette trade is weighing down on the legitimate players and government. The pressure is mounting by every passing day. The PTC and Philip Morris Pakistan are the only lawful cigarette
The News (pk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:40
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[Asia, Pakistan] Up in smoke / Cigarette smuggling causes colossal loss, fuels black economy

The illicit trade in tobacco products inflicted a revenue loss of Rs27.7 billion upon Pakistan last year...Smuggling of cigarettes into Pakistan is a way for the MNCs to enter otherwise closed markets,
The News (pk)
added May 8, 2016 17:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] HEALTH MINISTRY URGED TO EFFECTIVELY COUNTER TOBACCO INDUSTRY TACTICS

TheNetwork for Consumer Protection condemning the Health Ministry’s decision of giving another one-month extension to the industry in raising the size of pictorial health warning to 85% on cigarette packs.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:15
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco industry given more time to enlarge warnings

ISLAMABAD: A year since the Minister of National Health Services (NHS) promised to do so, the warning labels on cigarette packs could not be enlarged from 40 to 85 pc. In fact, Minster NHS Saira Afzal Tarar on Friday gave the tobacco industry another mo
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:44
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[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east, Pakistan, Tunisia] Application of the Abridged SimSmoke model to four Eastern Mediterranean countries

The Abridged SimSmoke model has been used to show the number of deaths from smoking and how MPOWER policies can be used to reach the WHO non-communicable deaths voluntary target for cigarette use reduction in four countries.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2015 22:21
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[Asia, Pakistan] Philip Morris losses worsen

The second-largest tobacco company in Pakistan by market share, Philip Morris has been struggling to find a solid footing lately. Last Friday, the company announced disastrous full-year results for 2014.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 10, 2015 12:06
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[Pakistan] Philip Morris shuts cigarette production unit in Pindi

has shut its cigarette manufacturing operations at one of its plants in the country mainly due to rising smuggling of tobacco products... Sources in commerce ministry observed that with high taxes, it was not possible for the company to compete with brand
The Nation (pk)
added Feb 17, 2015 12:07
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One in every four cigarettes consumed in Pakistan illicit

loses almost Rs 26 billion per year due to illicit tobacco trade, Philip Morris Pakistan Limited (PMPKL) pressed in a detailed presentation to Director General I&I (IRS) and his team.
The News Tribe (uk)
added Jan 31, 2015 11:47
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