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[Pakistan] ONE person dies every FIVE seconds from smoking, reveals scientist

A total of three million people have died due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung disorder caused by smoking, according to the most recent statistics from 2016. This accounted for six per cent of global deaths.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[Asia] Tobacco use kills over 0.16m in Pakistan each year: Tarar

In Pakistan, tobacco use is a cause of death of around 160,100 persons every year, Federal Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar said on Thursday. “Tobacco use is an important factor for the development of coronary heart disease, strok
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Asia] Tobacco kills 100,000 every year in Pakistan

The global tobacco epidemic kills more than seven million people each year, of which close to 9,00,000 are non-smokers dying from breathing smoke, said Shifa International Hospital consultant cardiologist Dr Yusuf Hasan on Thursday, adding that around 80
Daily Times (pk)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] Quit smoking for your heart

Consultant cardiologist at Shifa International Hospital (SIH) Dr. Yusuf Hasan made these remarks at an awareness campaign organized in connection with World No Tobacco Day here on Thursday. The campaign was organized to highlight the links between the us
The News (pk)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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Extensive lobbying by Philip Morris compels Pakistan to soften tobacco health warnings

Instead of 85 percent space for health warning, only 50 percent of cigarette pack would be utilized / 2015 legislation watered down owing to financial aspects pertaining to tobacco industry
Daily Pakistan (pk)
added May 30, 2018 16:53
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Pakistan diluted proposed tobacco health warnings after Philip Morris, BAT lobbying

In Pakistan, where the government estimates tobacco kills more than 100,000 people a year, Philip Morris (PM.N) launched a lobbying campaign that included letters to and a meeting with the country's prime minister on blocking larger health warnings and co
Reuters
added May 29, 2018 14:33
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[Asia, Pakistan] E-cigarette use in youth on rise in twin cities

e-cigarette was gradually increasing in youth of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. According to health experts, recent surveys have indicated that more minors and young adults have started using e-cigarettes including middle and high school student
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 28, 2018 16:13
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: FBR promotes spread of cancer

Blinded by their compulsion, FBR has become a source to promote cigarette sales, knowing that this would lead to death of thousands. We are a State where healthcare is low to the negligible extent.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 27, 2018 15:33
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[Pakistan] Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recommends inquiry against availability of illegal cigarette

The inquiry should identify the reason of increase in the sale and use of cigarette and its illegal availability and financial burden. The PAC said that this is very important national issue and those responsible should be identified. The PAC also recom
Urdu Point (pk)
added May 24, 2018 21:15
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers oppose proposed shifting of purchase centre, slam non-payment in Swabi

The tobacco growers in Yar Hussain area on Sunday opposed the proposed shifting of lone leaf purchase centre and condemned the nonpayment by the companies for the last year’s produce, vowing to launch a campaign to protest the ‘economic murder’ of farmers
The News (pk)
added May 21, 2018 15:27
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