Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Pakistan 1,531 headlines found

5 Views

[Asia, Pakistan] Mobile App launched for reporting violations of tobacco control laws

An innovative mobile-based application ‘ABP Violator Detector,’ which will help report violations of tobacco control laws, was launched here Friday. “The application will prove helpful in implementation of tobacco control laws in Pakistan and will resul
The News (pk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:04
4 Views

[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Secondhand tobacco smoke dangerous to health’

Shaikh, chairman of Foundation Assistant professor and Director Interventional Cardiology Isra University hospital said equally alarming was the fact that hundreds of people who have never smoked die each year from diseases caused by breathing second-hand
The News (pk)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:17
8 Views

[Asia, Pakistan] FBR fails to launch track and trace system for tobacco industry

Despite falling short of the revenue target with regard to the tobacco industry, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has failed to introduce the ‘track and trace system’, designed specifically to curb tax evasion in the tobacco industry.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:11
21 Views

[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarettes: the middle ground

The mini-budget also staked out a middle ground for the tobacco industry. Caught between conflicting interests of tobacco billions and public health, the government took a fiscal approach that goes in the right direction yet doesn’t reach far enough.... t
Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:04
5 Views

[Asia, Pakistan] Citizens decry being deprived of their right to breathe in fresh air

Despite the existence of non-smokers’ health ordinance, residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti-tobacco laws that deprive the citizens of their right to breathe in fresh air. People living in apartments are major victims of
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 21, 2018 20:42
12 Views

[Pakistan] Anti Smokers' Laws Go Unchecked

Despite existence of non-smokers' health ordinance, the residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti tobacco laws that deprive the right of citizens from taking breathe in fresh air.
Urdu Point (pk)
added Sep 19, 2018 16:37
16 Views

[Asia] WHO calls Pakistan to introduce uniform tobacco taxation structure

(WHO) has called upon the government of Pakistan to simplify tobacco taxation through a uniform tax structure; increase tobacco taxation to 70% of the retail price; and immediately withdraw the third tier of taxation introduced by the previous government
The News (pk)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:11
17 Views

[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Two companies pay 98pc tobacco industry tax’

Multinational cigarette companies have claimed that they pay almost all taxes collected from the industry. Philip Morris Pakistan and Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) pay around 98 per cent of the total amount of taxes that the government collects from th
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 15, 2018 03:33
12 Views

[Asia, Pakistan] Senate panel to take up declining tobacco revenues in meeting today

The Senate Special Committee on the causes of declining tax revenues from the tobacco sector is scheduled to be held today (Wednesday). Sources in the cigarette industry informed Pakistan Today that the Senate panel is likely to finalise its recommendati
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
7 Views

[Asia] ‘Tobacco companies targeting countries like Pakistan by glamorising cigarettes’

Owing to ineffective or lack of laws, multinational tobacco companies are now targeting people in developing countries, including Pakistan, by glamourising cigarettes and coming up with new but deadly products like ‘heating tobacco devices and E-cigarett
The News (pk)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:24
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines