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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] Sin tax to be inflicted on tobacco products

the federal minister revealed: “We are sending a sin tax bill in the National Assembly in which taxes would be imposed on cigarettes and tobacco products.” He went on to add the accumulated tax would be invested on the youth in terms of their human d
The News (pk)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:49
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[Pakistan] Anti Smokers' Laws Go Unchecked

Despite existence of non-smokers' health ordinance, the residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti tobacco laws that deprive the right of citizens from taking breathe in fresh air.
Urdu Point (pk)
added Sep 19, 2018 16:37
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[Asia, Pakistan] Senate panel to take up declining tobacco revenues in meeting today

The Senate Special Committee on the causes of declining tax revenues from the tobacco sector is scheduled to be held today (Wednesday). Sources in the cigarette industry informed Pakistan Today that the Senate panel is likely to finalise its recommendati
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers oppose proposed shifting of purchase centre, slam non-payment in Swabi

The tobacco growers in Yar Hussain area on Sunday opposed the proposed shifting of lone leaf purchase centre and condemned the nonpayment by the companies for the last year’s produce, vowing to launch a campaign to protest the ‘economic murder’ of farmers
The News (pk)
added May 21, 2018 15:27
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