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[Asia, Pakistan] MUMTAZ: Living in denial

Tobacco use is a attributable risk factor for deaths due to cardiovascular diseases, cancers, and respiratory diseases despite Pakistan being a signatory to World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] KHAN: The tobacco mafia

By tricking taxes on the tobacco industry, Pakistan is openly defying United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which especially call for the implementation of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHOFCTC) in all coun
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:23
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[Asia, Pakistan] AHMED: Smoky affairs

why should the FBR not be held directly accountable for its failure to curb smuggling, check illicit trade and achieve revenue targets instead of giving them the power to take steps against the spirit of the international convention the government has sig
The News (pk)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:06
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[Asia, Pakistan] Accessible price of cigarette brands a bigger threat than Illicit trade: Report

The consumer accessible price of cigarette brands is more alarming for health of the people in the country than the illicit trade in the country, which has a low volume contrary to the claim of tobacco industry, report said on Monday. Pakistan National H
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:35
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[Pakistan] Health Ministry suggests a further tax slap on tobacco companies

The ministry has inferred that not only the tobacco companies have benefited out of the reduction in cigarette prices, but pharmaceutical firms have also got heavy revenues by treating the consumers harmed by cigarette smoking, which is a consequential b
Global Village Space (pk)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:16
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[Asia, Pakistan] Health ministry wants higher taxes on tobacco firms

the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination has suggested to the government to increase taxes on tobacco companies in the upcoming budget for fiscal year 2018-19. The ministry believes not only the tobacco companies have benefi
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:11
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[Asia, Pakistan] Lowering taxes on cigarettes dangerous: health ministry

The ministry has rather requested the FBR to do away with the strange and complex taxation on tobacco products introduced last year which introduced a third tier taxation in imposition of Federal Excise Duty and as a result, the prices of cigarettes were
The News (pk)
added Apr 5, 2018 04:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Research says illegal cigarette sales less than 9%

A research study carried out recently has discovered that maximum illicit cigarette sales does not amount to more than nine per cent in Pakistan... It shows that tobacco industry claims of more than 40% spurious cigarette sales were unfounded. This means
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 5, 2018 04:26
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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] Tobacco growers seek incentives, low tax rates

A representative of the tobacco growers on Saturday asked government to provide incentives and lower taxes on tobacco production to give relief to the farmers. “Tobacco contributes to federal exchequer in shape of sales tax and federal excise duty (FED)
The News (pk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:44
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