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[Asia, Pakistan] ARCHIVE: ‘20pc of country’s wood is burnt to roast tobacco’

about 2.5 million tonnes, is burnt for tobacco roasting, which leads to deforestation and causes pollution, according to the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD).
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:31
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘20pc of country’s wood is burnt to roast tobacco’

which leads to deforestation and causes pollution, according to the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD). In a presentation, available with Dawn, CADD has claimed that tobacco industries contribute to deforestation in a number of ways,
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:30
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers slam closure of leaf purchase centres in Swabi

The tobacco growers in Yar Hussain area have condemned the closure of several leaf purchase centres in the Razaar tehsil and vowed to launch a campaign to protest the ‘economic murder’ of farmers in Swabi district...said that the multinational company, Ph
The News (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 16:29
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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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