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Sheesha smoking hooks more Pakistani students

One-fifth of college and university students in Pakistan -- aged from 20 to 25 years -- are addicted to smoking sheesha, a form of hookah-smoking with a flavoured tobacco, a study has found.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:37
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[Pakistan] Put this in your pipe and smoke it

The e-cigarette, which is slowly turning up in mouths across main cities in Pakistan, is designed to behave just like the tobacco one but with one major difference: You don’t need a match. There is no lighting up and no smoke. This does, however, kill th
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 29, 2013 00:23
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[Pakistan] Pictorial warning on cigarette packings fails to get desired goals

cigarette usage in Pakistan has been increased by 30 percent compared to 1998 figures. ... authorities should look at more useful campaigns including increase in tobacco prices, anti-smoking legislation, the prohibition of tobacco advertising, subsidizin
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Apr 16, 2013 03:24
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[Pakistan] Excise duty on cigarettes to promote illicit trade

The proposed rise in the federal excise duty on cigarettes for fetching additional Rs10 billion revenue may not be realistic, keeping in view the expected increase in illicit tobacco market because of growing gap between duty-paid and duty-evaded cigarett
The News (pk)
added Mar 3, 2013 13:33
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[Pakistan] WHO FCTC : Farmers react to proposals to regulate tobacco farming

Sarhad Chamber of Agriculture (SCA), representing tobacco farmers said by suggesting governments phase out tobacco growing, these ideological recommendations put the jobs of more than forty thousand farmers at risk without providing them with any economi
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:34
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[India, Pakistan] Ranbir-Mahira's 'smoke break' breaking the Internet, seen them yet?

now, their pictures of smoking together outside a New York Hotel, are going viral on the social media like a wild fire! Clad in a breezy white dress with ruffled hair, Mahira looks sublime as Ranbir Kapoor carries his Sanjay Dutt look.
Express Newsline (in)
added Sep 23, 2017 20:21
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: Tax on tobacco

The introduction of third-tier federal excise duty (FED) on cigarettes – which will result in a 50 percent reduction in tax on tobacco products – is likely to increase their consumption in the country. According to a report, Pakistanis smoke over 65 bill
The News (pk)
added Jun 19, 2017 04:32
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[Asia, Pakistan] Commercial use of ‘Sheesha’ to be banned

The government has decided to impose complete ban on commercial use of “Sheesha” to protect the health of country’s youth. According to an official of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, after imposing the ban, there
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:52
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[Asia, Pakistan] NA takes up ECP members’ salary bill today

PTI members Aqib Ullah and others would raise the issue of expiry of tenure of the board of directors of the Pakistan Tobacco Board, low rate of tobacco crop and refusal of tobacco companies, including Pakistan Tobacco Company and Philip Morris, to purcha
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 15, 2016 13:21
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[Asia, Pakistan] KP tobacco farmers fear more exploitation by MNCs after budget

Although the federal budget has promised subsidies for the agriculture sector but there is no proper mechanism to check if the farmers will actually be benefited or not, says Tobacco Farmers Welfare Association secretary general. Zafar Malik pointed out
The Nation (pk)
added Jun 5, 2016 15:07
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