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[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
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[Asia, Pakistan] PAC summons FBR chairman over cigarette tax tiers

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has summoned the chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) today (Thursday) after the board ignored its proposal to withdraw the third tier of taxes on cigarettes in the 2018-19 budget. The FBR has retained the th
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 7, 2018 15:20
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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] 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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of loose cigarettes remains unchecked despite Govt’s ban

Most shopkeepers in Lahore are still selling loose cigarettes to their loyal and trustworthy customers in a secret manner while they have also increased the price of loose cigarettes due to the newly emerged ‘black market’ in this case. The sale of loose
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:44
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