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[Asia, Pakistan] E-cigarette use in youth on rise in twin cities

e-cigarette was gradually increasing in youth of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. According to health experts, recent surveys have indicated that more minors and young adults have started using e-cigarettes including middle and high school student
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 28, 2018 16:13
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: FBR promotes spread of cancer

Blinded by their compulsion, FBR has become a source to promote cigarette sales, knowing that this would lead to death of thousands. We are a State where healthcare is low to the negligible extent.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 27, 2018 15:33
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[Pakistan] Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recommends inquiry against availability of illegal cigarette

The inquiry should identify the reason of increase in the sale and use of cigarette and its illegal availability and financial burden. The PAC said that this is very important national issue and those responsible should be identified. The PAC also recom
Urdu Point (pk)
added May 24, 2018 21:15
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers oppose proposed shifting of purchase centre, slam non-payment in Swabi

The tobacco growers in Yar Hussain area on Sunday opposed the proposed shifting of lone leaf purchase centre and condemned the nonpayment by the companies for the last year’s produce, vowing to launch a campaign to protest the ‘economic murder’ of farmers
The News (pk)
added May 21, 2018 15:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Audit team unlikely to submit report on tobacco MNCs before PAC on 23 May

The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) is not likely to conclude the special audit of international tobacco companies operating in the country within the given time period and is also unlikely to submit an audit report before the Public Accounts Committee
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 16, 2018 19:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] Senate panel wants to squeeze salaried class, protect MPs

The ongoing struggle between those who advocate interests of cigarettes manufacturers and the ones who want to save next generations from smoking related diseases ended on Tuesday when the committee put its weight behind the manufacturers’ lobby.
Express Tribune (pk)
added May 9, 2018 14:33
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Pakistan’s Auditor General initiates special audit of MNCs in tobacco sector

the special audit of MNCs will analyse the production of tobacco manufacturing industry and rate of tax collection from the tobacco sector. They said tax collection has witnessed decline while production went up 100 per cent in recently. Moreover, the aud
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 9, 2018 14:16
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[Asia, Pakistan] PAC summons FBR chairman over cigarette tax tiers

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has summoned the chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) today (Thursday) after the board ignored its proposal to withdraw the third tier of taxes on cigarettes in the 2018-19 budget. The FBR has retained the th
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 7, 2018 15:20
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[Asia, Pakistan] HALL: Enhancing the tobacco industry’s revenue base

The Network for Consumer Protection (TNCP) report, 2017, informs that Pakistan has one of the highest prevalence of tobacco use in the world. This is alarming while it is equally distressing that the already weak tax levying and collection system of Paki
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:19
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[Asia, Pakistan] Need of strong tobacco control regime

Increasing taxes is one of few options available with the government to control tobacco consumption, but last year an adjustment in duty structure of cigarettes was introduced which led to a sharp fall in its price resulting in promotion of smoking espec
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 15:55
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