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[Asia, Pakistan] Sindh High Court upholds ban on tobacco products

The Sindh High Court has upheld ban on tobacco advertisements throughout Pakistan. The legislation on ban on advertisements of tobacco products was challenged in Sindh High Court by M/s Philip Morris (Pakistan), a major tobacco manufacturer. However, las
The News (pk)
added Mar 29, 2016 19:38
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[Asia, Pakistan] SC DIRECTS IMPLEMENTATION OF RESTRICTION ON TOBACCO

directed Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination to implement the relevant provisions of the tobacco control law as it had full power to do so. It may be recalled that a tobacco manufacturing company M/s Phillip Morris Pakista
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 4, 2016 17:44
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Tobacco control advocates take Pakistan government to court for reneging on 85% graphic health warnings

The legal intervention from the Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) blocks the immediate watering-down of the law and calls health and finance ministers to account for reneging on a policy proven to protect public health. Tobacco industry pr
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:56
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[Asia] Philip Morris Pakistan Limited

The company was formally known as Lakson Tobacco Company, which got incorporated in 1969 as a public limited company. Though the name changed in 2011 to Philip Morris Pakistan Limited, Philip Morris Inc (PMI) became its majority shareholder back in 2007.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Jun 15, 2015 22:34
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SBP report reveals, Pakistanis blew away 250 billion in smoke

According to a report by the State Bank of Pakistan, during the fiscal year 2013/2014 smokers spent 250 billion rupees on purchasing almost 64.5 billion cigarettes in the country. The report states, that the cheapest cigarette available in Pakistan is pr
Frontier Post (pk)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] All brands of cigarettes: FBR proposes increase in FED rate

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has proposed to raise the incidence of the Federal Excise Duty (FED) on all brands of cigarettes from existing 55 percent to 65-70 percent in coming budget (2014-15). According to the budget proposal of the FBR communic
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 22, 2014 18:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Non-communicable diseases: Quit smoking for your children, say experts

Laws against smoking in public places are not being implemented in Sindh as 68 per cent of hotels and 77 per cent of universities flout anti-smoking laws on their premises. Ironically, a cigarette is cheaper than a loaf of bread in Pakistan. These startl
Express Tribune (pk)
added Feb 26, 2014 22:45
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[Asia, Pakistan] Demand of tobacco crop up by 18.37 percent

The lion share of the total demand 36.40 million kilogram would be purchased by Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) followed by Philip Morris (Pak) Limited with 3.70 million kilogram.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 30, 2013 09:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] Body to curb sale of illicit cigarettes

To stop the drain on national exchequer’s revenue by illicit cigarettes, the federal revenue body has planned an advisory committee, said official sources. The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) estimated that smuggled cigarettes were causing a revenue loss
The News (pk)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Illicit trade of cigarettes costs exchequer Rs20 billion a year

Study by Euromonitor and FBR official say market is flooded with smuggled, non-duty paid brands in absence of enforcement.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 2, 2013 12:37
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