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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers in Swabi welcome District Council’s resolution

Welcoming the unanimous resolution of District Council Swabi against the Anti-Tobacco Bill and closure of leaf purchase centres, the tobacco growers in Yar Hussain area vowed to fight tooth and nail for their rights to stop the companies from the ‘economi
The News (pk)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:25

[Asia, Pakistan] PM urged to halt adoption of tobacco industry statistics by state institutions

TheNetwork for Consumer Protection has appealed to Prime Minister Nawaz Shairf to take strict notice of state institutions adopting and quoting the tobacco industry’s statistics to weaken the government’s anti-tobacco regulation....adopting the tobacco in
The News (pk)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:11

[Asia] IHC adjourns hearing of tax matter filed by M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited

A division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday adjourned the hearing of a tax matter, challenging a recovery notice issued under ‘Super Tax Regime 2015’. M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited had filed the case which was heard by IHC divisi
Customs Today (pk)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51

[Asia, Pakistan] 55 companies to be lauded at CSR Awards on 19th

Pakistan's 55 most prestigious companies with significant contribution for social development...given awards at the 9th Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit...organised by the National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH)...Philip Morris (Pakis
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jan 15, 2017 17:25

[Asia, Pakistan] Arrested LG representatives sent to jail in Swabi

TOBACCO CENTRES’ CLOSURE: Tobacco growers on Friday held a protest meeting against multinational company’s decision to close down tobacco purchasing centres not only in Swabi but also in other tobacco growing districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jan 14, 2017 16:52

[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette advertising affecting kids as young as six

Multinational cigarette companies are not only breaking advertisement laws by targeting youth, but also taking benefit of the unregulated cigarette industry through pressure tactics. Resultantly, these manufacturers are reaping billions, while cleverly di
Daily Times (pk)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:48

[Asia, Pakistan] Govt slammed for failing to enforce tobacco ban

The Coalition for Tobacco Control-Pakistan (CTC-Pak) said on Tuesday that the provincial government had failed to enforce its own decision of banning the sale and use of sheesha, gutka, and mainpuri and smoking at public places.
The News (pk)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] More than 402 awareness sessions conducted to control tobacco use

Tobacco Control Cell (TCC) of the Ministry of National Health Services has conducted more than 402 awareness and capacity building sessions for law enforcement... these included policy and legislation level interventions, ban on import of Sheesha (tobacco
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:09

[Asia, Pakistan] Labour minister vows to solve workers’ problems on priority

During the meeting matters pertaining to the restoration of 144 dismissed workers of Pakistan Tobacco Company Nowshera and other issues of workers of Philip Morris were discussed in detail. Anisa Zeb said neither she was not aware of dismissal of workers
Daily Times (pk)
added Dec 28, 2016 13:59

[Asia, Pakistan] FBR confiscates huge amount of illegal tobacco

Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation FBR conducted a raid on unregistered cigarette manufacturing unit in Buner that is run by Waheed Khan without having the federal excise certificate. The officers eventually seized the four Federal excise duty
Daily Times (pk)
added Dec 17, 2016 15:49
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