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[Asia, Pakistan] Govt slammed for failing to enforce tobacco ban

The Coalition for Tobacco Control-Pakistan (CTC-Pak) said on Tuesday that the provincial government had failed to enforce its own decision of banning the sale and use of sheesha, gutka, and mainpuri and smoking at public places.
The News (pk)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] More than 402 awareness sessions conducted to control tobacco use

Tobacco Control Cell (TCC) of the Ministry of National Health Services has conducted more than 402 awareness and capacity building sessions for law enforcement... these included policy and legislation level interventions, ban on import of Sheesha (tobacco
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:09
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[Asia, Pakistan] Labour minister vows to solve workers’ problems on priority

During the meeting matters pertaining to the restoration of 144 dismissed workers of Pakistan Tobacco Company Nowshera and other issues of workers of Philip Morris were discussed in detail. Anisa Zeb said neither she was not aware of dismissal of workers
Daily Times (pk)
added Dec 28, 2016 13:59
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR confiscates huge amount of illegal tobacco

Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation FBR conducted a raid on unregistered cigarette manufacturing unit in Buner that is run by Waheed Khan without having the federal excise certificate. The officers eventually seized the four Federal excise duty
Daily Times (pk)
added Dec 17, 2016 15:49
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR finds illegal cigarette manufacturing unit in Buner

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has found un-registered cigarette manufacturing unit in district Buner but investigations underway by the tax machinery showed that machines of this manufacturing unit have been allegedly purchased from formal players s
The News (pk)
added Dec 17, 2016 03:00
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[Asia, Pakistan] Pulmonary disease: COPD kills one person every 10 seconds

President Pakistan Chest Society, Punjab and Jinnah Hospital Pulmonology Department head Dr Ashraf Jamal said breathlessness is the most frequently reported symptom of COPD in Pakistan. Almost 90% of the people which die from COPD belong to underdevelope
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] Subcommittee finalises Prohibition of Smoking Bill

The Senate Subcommittee on National Health Services has finalised The Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health (Amendment) Bill 2016 though most of the recommendations in the bill have been omitted. The committee chairman, Nauman Wazir
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:06
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco Burns: INTERVIEW

It is a critical time for us. An exponential growth in undocumented cigarette trade is weighing down on the legitimate players and government. The pressure is mounting by every passing day. The PTC and Philip Morris Pakistan are the only lawful cigarette
The News (pk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:40
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[Asia, Pakistan] One person in every 10 seconds dies of COPD

Around 90 per cent of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD deaths occur in low and middle-income countries including Pakistan where cigarette smoking is the most commonly encountered risk factor for COPD, health experts warned on Thursday.
Daily Times (pk)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:31
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[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society report unveils tactics of tobacco industry

Fifty percent of the 500 shops surveyed in six major cities of Pakistan including Islamabad and Rawalpindi place cigarettes for sale together with candies and snacks, 14% give ‘limited time offers’ or free gifts on purchase of cigarettes, and 89% shops do
The News (pk)
added Nov 26, 2016 02:03
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