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[Asia, Pakistan] People who smoke, eat openly during Ramazan face 3-month imprisonment

The Senate Standing Committee on Religious Affairs on Wednesday unanimously approved the Ehtram-e-Ramazan (Amendment) Bill, 2017 under which fine for the hotel owners – violating the Ehtram-e-Ramazan Ordinance, 1981 – has been increased from Rs500 to Rs25
Express Tribune (pk)
added May 11, 2017 19:30
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[Asia, Pakistan] Health activists warn against tobacco industry’s false alarm of surge in sale

Media reports suggest that the international tobacco industry has created a smoke screen with deceptive statistics to create the impression that the counterfeit tobacco industry has captured the market of the international tobacco companies, and that Fed
The News (pk)
added May 11, 2017 03:08
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[Asia, Pakistan] 11 students in hospital due to tobacco units pollution

Eleven students of a private school contracted a respiratory problem due to dust from the adjacent tobacco factories...Rajanpur district council issued notices to the factories to shift their establishments from populated areas otherwise their factories w
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] Secondhand smoke kills 0.6m people annually, says WHO

A research transpires that adult tobacco users in Pakistan have surpassed 20 million in Pakistan while over 500,000 children have also become addicts to smoking. According to official statistics, about 100,000 persons die every year owing to the tobacco
The Nation (pk)
added May 9, 2017 13:45
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[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-tobacco bill in limbo in KP

A bill meant to restrict production, trade and consumption of tobacco and reduce smoking-related illnesses in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been in limbo since September 2016 in the face of resistance by people related with the business of cash crop.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 00:36
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[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-tobacco bill in limbo in KP

A bill meant to restrict production, trade and consumption of tobacco and reduce smoking-related illnesses in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been in limbo since September 2016 in the face of resistance by people related with the business of cash crop.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 2, 2017 19:26
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[Asia, Pakistan] Working group recommends increasing duties on cigarette packs

The group, which has members from the World Bank, World Health Organisation, the Tobacco Cell at the health ministry, Bloomberg partners and the Federal Bureau of Revenue, has recommended that the finance ministry raises the excise duty on cigarette pack
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] PM urged to enforce enhanced size of health warnings on cigarette packs

Hundreds of Health Professionals have urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to enforce the long-pending decision of raising size of pictorial warning on cigarette packs. It would go a long way in saving our children from the clutches of death, they said. Last
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:34
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[Asia, Pakistan] Police told to enforce tobacco control laws

The Punjab government has directed the inspector general of police and district administrations to ensure the enforcement of tobacco control laws and to launch a 10-day campaign regarding the enforcement of the said laws across the province. The campaign
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:30
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[Asia, Pakistan] Report on enforcement of tobacco control laws launched

CTC-Pak launched a report outlining status of enforcement of tobacco control laws in Pakistan. According to the report, sale of cigarettes to minors remains high nationwide with sales of cigarettes near educational institutions remaining a common occurre
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Apr 15, 2017 17:24
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