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[Asia, Pakistan] Lower taxes, more revenue

Pakistan’s government says that a cigarette federal excise duty (FED) reduction is aimed at convincing smokers currently buying black-market products to switch to duty-paid products. It says that currently it is losing millions of rupees in revenue to t
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 20, 2017 18:16
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: Tax on tobacco

The introduction of third-tier federal excise duty (FED) on cigarettes – which will result in a 50 percent reduction in tax on tobacco products – is likely to increase their consumption in the country. According to a report, Pakistanis smoke over 65 bill
The News (pk)
added Jun 19, 2017 04:32
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[Asia] VIDEO: BAT brings light to 3,000 lives in Pakistan

Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC), our subsidiary in Pakistan, has brought light to a remote village in the north west of the country. PTC partnered with the government of the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to provide solar energy kits for around 3,000 peop
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] Call for 85pc pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs

Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) on Sunday urged for implementation of 85 per cent pictorial health warning on cigarette packs. CTC-Pakistan National Coordinator Khurram Hashmi, talking to APP, said that Pakistan had ratified the WHO Fram
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jun 4, 2017 20:03
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[Pakistan] RTO detects tax evasion case against cigarette manufacturing firm

Regional tax Office, Rawalpindi, tracked a vehicle loaded with cigarettes of different brands manufactured by M/s Philip Morris (Pakistan) Ltd (company). The said vehicle was intercepted soon after its exit from company's hitherto undeclared Warehouse at
Business Recorder [DO NOT USE]
added Jun 5, 2017 20:57
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco hollows you out, warn experts

There is a dire need to establish 15 cancer hospitals in the country for the treatment of rapidly increasing number of patients while 40% cancers diagnosed in the world may have a link to tobacco use. Pakistan has the highest consumption of tobacco in Sou
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:55
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[Asia, Pakistan] Use of tobacco a barrier to development: Saira

The Minister of National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar Wednesday said that use of tobacco has devastating consequences and it also turns out to be a major barrier to development. The minister said this while addressing a seminar conducted by Ministry
The Nation (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:55
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[Asia] Tobacco kills over 100,000 people every year in Pakistan

"This figure is predicted to grow to more than 8 million a year by 2030 without intensified action," said Shifa International Hospital (SIH) Consultant Pulmonologist Dr Sohail Naseem during a campaign to mark World No Tobacco Day. The campaign was organ
Daily Times (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 03:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR discovers non- tax paid cigarettes at warehouse

has unearthed mismatched different brands of cigarettes to the tune of 5988 packarites in a warehouse of Philip Morris Pakistan...shows alarming trends that the legal cigarette manufacturer is allegedly being involved into producing and selling non duty p
The News (pk)
added May 31, 2017 14:07
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[Asia, Pakistan] Billowing tobacco terror

Lahore General Hospital arranged a seminar one day prior to the event to highlight the importance of quitting tobacco use. Addressing the participants, Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Prof Ghiyasun Nabi Tayyab said that smoking was the major c
The Nation (pk)
added May 31, 2017 00:40
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