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[Asia, Pakistan] PHC takes up FED on cigarettes case today

Peshawar High Court today (Thursday) takes up the case of tricky system of Federal Excise Duty on cigarettes introduced in the budget last year which brought reduction in prices of tobacco products as opposed to the international conventions signed by the
The News (pk)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:17
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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] PMPKL exported massive 7.3m kilograms of tobacco in 2017

Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PMPKL) has set a new record for Pakistan’s tobacco sector by exporting around 7.3 million kilograms of tobacco in 2017, an increase of more than 400% versus the previous year, made possible by focusing on sustainable toba
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] Plan to increase size of pictorial warning on cigarette packets

The Ministry of National Health Services and Regulations on Friday issued the order of increasing the size of pictorial warning on cigarette packs up-to fifty per cent, said an official on Friday. Currently, 40 per cent of the cigarette pack is covered w
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of low-priced cigarettes barred

Peshawar High Court (PHC) has suspended the third slab of cigarette brands introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to control the illicit trade of cigarettes in the market. The court provided the interim relief to the petitioner. The petitioner ple
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:13
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[Asia, Pakistan] Govt takes measure to curb illegal import of cigarettes

The complex taxation system on cigarettes introduced by the government through the Finance Bill 2017, which allowed the legal companies to reduce the prices apparently to curb illicit sale of smuggled cigarettes has attracted the attention of the Peshawar
The News (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] Peshawar High Court halts reduction in taxes on cigarettes

a stay order against the federal government’s decision to reduce taxes on tobacco products and directed the respondents to submit their response... filed by Hameed Khan...who argued in the court that the reduction in taxes would make tobacco products chea
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:04
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Naswar (Smokeless Tobacco) Use and the Risk of Oral Cancer in Pakistan: A systematic Review with meta-analysis

freely available to both adults and children at very cheap prices compared to cigarettes, which has been the main focus of tobacco control in Pakistan. This review provides ample evidence for the IARC to declare Naswar as carcinogenic, as well as the Gove
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 28, 2017 15:26
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[Asia, Pakistan] Global calls to switch to smoke-free tobacco products gaining ground

Recently, the advocates of smoke-free tobacco products from different Asian countries gathered for the first time ever in Jakarta, Indonesia, to call on their governments to allow and regulate the use of electronic cigarettes and ‘heat-not-burn’ tobacco
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 1, 2018 04:00
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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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