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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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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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AHMED: Tobacco in Pakistan: Deadly Economics

Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination needs to comply and enforce Article 11 of FCTC, requiring a health warning to be printed on the front side and the back side of the cigarette packets and printed cigarette out
The Diplomat (us)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Smoking, pollution among main causes of lung diseases’

This was stated by experts at a seminar ‘Breathe in the Knowledge’ organised by the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). The event was arranged in connection with World COPD Day. Speaking on the occasion, experts said that in Pakistan, the prevale
Daily Times (pk)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:12
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