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[Asia, Pakistan] elimination of third slab on cigarette price proposed

The official said that ministry has raised its concerns on the third slab introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) last year for specific tobacco brands which reduced their price and increased the consumption. “Pakistan is moving towards adopting ‘T
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:42
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco cultivation creates jobs for 75,000 farmers' families

Tobacco is being cultivated on about 0.25 per cent land in Pakistan and provides employment opportunities to 75,000 farmers' families in rural areas and over one million direct and indirect employments to other population. "Tobacco contributes to federal
The Nation (pk)
added Mar 31, 2018 20:55
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VIDEO: Breaking News banned cigarettes across Pakistan

Sales of open cigarettes across the country has been banned. According to details, the federal government has decided to take measures to overcome smoking across the country. In this regard the sale of open cigarettes across the country has been banned. T
You Tube
added Mar 11, 2018 21:23
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarettes: on a roll

Smoking is not injurious to corporate health. Official data show that cigarette producers are having a ball. Some 29 billion cigarette sticks were produced in Pakistan in 1HFY18, as per the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). That’s a 70 percent growth
Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:36
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[Asia, Pakistan] PAKT: a roller-coaster ride

After posting impressive financials in CY16, the tobacco giant couldn’t repeat the feat in CY17. But Pakistan Tobacco (PSX: PAKT) should be happy that the roller-coaster year that was 2017 couldn’t inflict irreparable damage to its business. It’s essenti
Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:23
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[Asia, Pakistan] AUDIO: Another five districts in Punjab to replicate Islamabad smoke-free model

the Deputy Commissioner of Gujranwala himself resolved to quit smoking on Wednesday while launching the smoke-free city campaign in the district. Dr. Minhaj took pride in the Islamabad smoke-free model being replicated in Punjab as well. “I have already
The News (pk)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] Too taxing for health

It is alleged that cigarette companies have brought the prices of their brands down just to benefit... Yousafzai contests this plea taken by the FBR and says illicit trade, counterfeiting and tax evasion must be controlled through regulatory measures and
The News (pk)
added Feb 11, 2018 01:56
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Pakistan Tobacco : FBR to submit reply today in PHC over tax reduction on cigarettes

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is set to submit its reply today in Peshawar High Court (PHC) over an amendment in the Finance Act 2017 that resulted in the reduction of 33.3 per cent tax on cigarettes of different brands and an increase in the sale of to
4-traders.com (fr)
added Feb 8, 2018 04:54
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[Pakistan] More Awareness Needed On Tobacco Usage Among Youngsters: Experts

Medical experts on Sunday have expressed serious concern over growing trend of tobacco use among youths, calling for strict implementation of laws relating to sale of cigarettes, Gutka and chaliya. Cancer Specialist Prof Mohammad Zubair Khan, in an inter
Urdu Point (pk)
added Feb 4, 2018 17:10
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[Asia, Pakistan] Ban on smoking in cafes hard nut to crack

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority’s ban on smoking corners seems to be ‘mission impossible’. The move appreciated by anti-smoking groups has already sent shock waves among restaurant owners, who say their business will suffer if the ban imposed is implemente
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07
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