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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

[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
added Nov 4, 2016 22:53

[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

[Asia, Pakistan] Shops sealed for selling cigarettes to minors

The City District Government Lahore (CDGL) has launched a crackdown on sale of cigarettes to minors across the city. The CDGL officials said the DCO himself headed the campaign and sealed many shops in Gulberg and other localities on Tuesday. They sai
The News (pk)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:29

[Asia] Shadow report exposes real scenario of tobacco use in Pakistan

In an attempt to show the true picture behind the “all good” veiled arguments of the federal ministry of health, TheNetwork for Consumer Protection Friday launched the first of its kind shadow report, an analysis of official government report on the Fram
The News (pk)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:33

[Pakistan] Ajay Devgn WON'T promote tobacco ever again

Ajay, who was initially unaware of the negative impact his association with the pan masala brand could create. And if sources are to be believed a request by the Delhi government, he has now taken a call to end his contractual obligation with the said br
Bollywood Life (in)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:22
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[Asia, Pakistan] KP government urged to expedite legislation on smoke-less tobacco control

Representa-tives of civil society organisation have welcomed the Sindh government for banning on substances injurious to health, such as Shisha, Gutka and Manpuri, through proper legislation, and demanded the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to expedite the
Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 11, 2016 20:39

[Asia, Pakistan] Number of smokers in public places increasing in Peshawar

the ratio of smokers in public places and public transport is increasing day by day in the provincial capital. According to the law if passed there will be a complete ban on smoking at public places and its advertisement.
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:29

[Asia, Pakistan] 'Lethargy seen in execution of laws related to smoking'

no law existed to prevent use of e-cigarette and e-shisha in the country. The committee – chaired by Senator Nauman Wazir Khattak – was briefed on the ‘prohibition of smoking and protection of non-smokers health (amendment) bill, 2016’. The committee wa
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:58

[Asia, Pakistan] Ban on tobacco advertising sought

media coordinator of Islamabad Bar Association Khalid Chaudhary Advocate said that that there should be a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship because it causes fatal health hazards in human beings. He added that this step
The Nation (pk)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:28
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