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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPKL exported massive 7.3m kilograms of tobacco in 2017

Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PMPKL) has set a new record for Pakistan’s tobacco sector by exporting around 7.3 million kilograms of tobacco in 2017, an increase of more than 400% versus the previous year, made possible by focusing on sustainable toba
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:41
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Naswar (Smokeless Tobacco) Use and the Risk of Oral Cancer in Pakistan: A systematic Review with meta-analysis

freely available to both adults and children at very cheap prices compared to cigarettes, which has been the main focus of tobacco control in Pakistan. This review provides ample evidence for the IARC to declare Naswar as carcinogenic, as well as the Gove
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 28, 2017 15:26
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[Asia, Pakistan] Peshawar High Court halts reduction in taxes on cigarettes

a stay order against the federal government’s decision to reduce taxes on tobacco products and directed the respondents to submit their response... filed by Hameed Khan...who argued in the court that the reduction in taxes would make tobacco products chea
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:04
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AHMED: Tobacco in Pakistan: Deadly Economics

Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination needs to comply and enforce Article 11 of FCTC, requiring a health warning to be printed on the front side and the back side of the cigarette packets and printed cigarette out
The Diplomat (us)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR step leads to enhanced tobacco consumption

The third slab was introduced, on request of the companies, apparently in a bid to control the illicit trade of cigarettes. After the decision, the companies reduced prices of some of their brands, which led to further enhancing consumption , thus earni
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 7, 2017 22:34
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[Asia, Pakistan] SBP requested to ban tobacco use in banks

The Ministry of National Health Services has approached the State Bank of Pakistan to enforce tobacco control laws in banks to prevent the world’s largest cause of deaths in the country, said an official on Saturday.
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 3, 2017 03:06
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Smoking, pollution among main causes of lung diseases’

This was stated by experts at a seminar ‘Breathe in the Knowledge’ organised by the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). The event was arranged in connection with World COPD Day. Speaking on the occasion, experts said that in Pakistan, the prevale
Daily Times (pk)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:12
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines] Cigarette smuggling gouges Asia's taxes, anti-smoking drive

With Asia facing potentially debilitating health care costs related to high rates of smoking, many countries have been trying to curb tobacco consumption by increasing taxes. But this seems to have backfired by triggering an upswing in smuggling that has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00
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KAZMI: Why Tobacco is a Source of Economic Corruption in Pakistan

since its independence it has been continuously exploited and has faced financial terrorism from all the Multinationals Companies in general and British American Tobacco in particular. British American Tobacco, a British multinational tobacco company bas
Sharnoff’s Global Views
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tier III taxation promoting tobacco consumption: Survey

‘Impact of Price Increase/Decrease over Tobacco Consumption’, show that the recent introduction of Tier III taxation which has resulted in price decrease of some premium brands has actually led to an increase in tobacco consumption, which kills approxima
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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