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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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[Asia, Pakistan] PAKT: a roller-coaster ride

After posting impressive financials in CY16, the tobacco giant couldn’t repeat the feat in CY17. But Pakistan Tobacco (PSX: PAKT) should be happy that the roller-coaster year that was 2017 couldn’t inflict irreparable damage to its business. It’s essenti
Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:23
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco export

one of the multinational tobacco companies, namely Phillip Morris Pakistan Ltd (PMPKL) has set a new record for Pakistan’s tobacco sector by exporting around 7.3 million kilograms of tobacco in 2017. Thus an increase of more than 400 percent was made poss
The News (pk)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:33
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[Asia, Pakistan] Over 45 manufacturers selling 145 illegal cigarette brands evading regulations

evading the fiscal and regulatory laws of the country. The price differential between tax paying and tax evading brands grew to Rs. 47. A legitimate packet sells for Rs. 72 whereas an illicit pack sells for R. 25. It is alarming to know that the minimum t
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 25, 2017 00:28
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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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