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[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

[Asia, Pakistan] PMI lobbying to make cigarettes more affordable

is reportedly lobbying in the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and government circles to create a new third slab of taxes to make the cigarettes cheaper in Pakistan... This would create serious health hazards and further popularise the fast growing trend of
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:04

[Asia, Pakistan] Sheesha cafes thriving in federal capital

As much as half a dozen sheesha cafes are still open in Islamabad. Daily Times has learnt through that the business of illegal sheesha cafes is continuing under the very gaze of the authorities. These cafes are open to the influential persons of city, the
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44

[Asia] 23.9 million adults use tobacco in Pakistan

Around 23.9 million adults in Pakistan currently use tobacco in any form, out of which six per cent are women. According to a report, 15.6 million people smoke tobacco. Men between the ages of 15-49 are more likely to use tobacco as compared to women in
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02

[Asia, Pakistan] Tax directory reveals names of top corporate taxpayers

In tobacco sector, Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited paid tax of Rs 2,014,044,649 during tax year 2015 as compare to tax payment of Rs 118,924,543 by Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 10, 2016 20:34

[Asia, Pakistan] Illegal tobacco products abound in market

Over 25 laws exist for checking illegal cigarette trade alone with 13 law enforcing agencies responsible for cracking down on tax evaders, smugglers, counterfeit brand manufacturers who inflict loss of billions on the national exchequer per annum, but the
The News (pk)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:00

[Asia, Pakistan] Senators oppose bill to ban tobacco advertisements

Members and the chair of the Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services (NHS) on Tuesday said they were not in favour of a bill for banning tobacco advertisements and expressed sympathy with tobacco companies, growers and retailers.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:38

[Asia] ‘23.9 million Pakistani adults use tobacco’

out of which 6% are women. According to a report, 15.6 million Pakistanis smoke tobacco and males between the ages of 15-49 were more likely to use tobacco as compared to women. “Tobacco kills 6 million people around the world out of which 80% deaths oc
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:29

[Asia, Pakistan] NA takes up ECP members’ salary bill today

PTI members Aqib Ullah and others would raise the issue of expiry of tenure of the board of directors of the Pakistan Tobacco Board, low rate of tobacco crop and refusal of tobacco companies, including Pakistan Tobacco Company and Philip Morris, to purcha
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 15, 2016 13:21
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