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[Asia, Pakistan] Govt takes measure to curb illegal import of cigarettes

The complex taxation system on cigarettes introduced by the government through the Finance Bill 2017, which allowed the legal companies to reduce the prices apparently to curb illicit sale of smuggled cigarettes has attracted the attention of the Peshawar
The News (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] After closing plant Philip Morris now fires 141 employees

had shut its cigarette manufacturing plants in the country in Feb this year, has fired its 141 employees from Purchasing and Processing Departments mainly due to increasing cost in Pakistan...with high taxes, it was not possible for the company to compete
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 23, 2015 02:49
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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
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[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
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[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
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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, India, Pakistan] Saba Qamar's smoking pictures leaked on social media, conservatives ask 'Are you even a Muslim?'

Today in daily sexism and misogyny: Saba Qamar has dethroned Mahira Khan to become the archetypal 'Muslim woman who also likes her cigarettes'. A few photographs of the accomplished Pakistani actor have gone viral on social media. So while the photos hav
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:25
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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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