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[Asia, Pakistan] Parliamentarians turn down law calling for ban on sheesha

Members of a parliamentary committee on Wednesday turned down a bill seeking a ban on sheesha and other injurious substances. The Islamabad Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill, 2016, which was introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati, was taken up
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:36
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[Asia] Pakistan to skip anti-tobacco moot in India

An official at the foreign ministry said that a decision not to attend the conference had been conveyed to India. “Under the current circumstances, we had no choice,” he said citing the high tensions with the neighbouring country. In India, organisers s
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:07
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[Asia] Pakistan to attend tobacco conference in India with limited presence

Pakistan’s participation at an important global anti-tobacco conference in India will, at best, be limited, officials confirmed here on Friday. Islamabad will not be sending a delegation to the event, they said. They were, however, unable to say whether
Express Tribune (pk)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:06
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[Asia] Amid ongoing tension, Pakistan to skip anti-tobacco meet in India

after a staff member of Pak's High Commission in New Delhi was detained by police for questioning over espionage charges. Pakistan on Friday announced that it will skip an international anti-tobacco conference in India next week amidst "ongoing tensions"
DNA India (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 16:50
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[Asia] Pakistan will not attend tobacco conference in India

"It's a very important meeting on tobacco, but our visit doesn't appear feasible due to ongoing tensions," Saira Afzal Tarar, Pakistan's junior minister of health services regulation and coordination, told Reuters. Relations between Pakistan and India h
Reuters
added Nov 4, 2016 22:53
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] A tobacco-free world?

The WHO conference goes under the name COP7... The tobacco farmers may not have a loud voice, and it is said that in Pakistan alone, there are some 70,000 of them, and that means when we include their families, that in the range of one million people dep
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 3, 2016 15:13
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[Asia, Pakistan] HYAT: Up in smoke

Nicotine in any form, whether it comes as the stylish e-cigarette, sheesha, or the more mundane paper rolled cigarette, or ‘beedi’, is lethal and is directly linked to death. Of course, it is not easy to persuade young people not to play with death. For
The News (pk)
added Nov 6, 2016 13:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] Shops sealed for selling cigarettes to minors

The City District Government Lahore (CDGL) has launched a crackdown on sale of cigarettes to minors across the city. The CDGL officials said the DCO himself headed the campaign and sealed many shops in Gulberg and other localities on Tuesday. They sai
The News (pk)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:29
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[Asia] Shadow report exposes real scenario of tobacco use in Pakistan

In an attempt to show the true picture behind the “all good” veiled arguments of the federal ministry of health, TheNetwork for Consumer Protection Friday launched the first of its kind shadow report, an analysis of official government report on the Fram
The News (pk)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:33
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[Pakistan] Ajay Devgn WON'T promote tobacco ever again

Ajay, who was initially unaware of the negative impact his association with the pan masala brand could create. And if sources are to be believed a request by the Delhi government, he has now taken a call to end his contractual obligation with the said br
Bollywood Life (in)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:22
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