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[Asia, Pakistan] Ex-industrial workers stage sit-in to seek reinstatement

The sacked employees of Philip Morris Pakistan, Frontier Sugar Mills and Pakistan Tobacco Company on Tuesday took out a procession and staged sit-in outside Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly building to demand their reinstatement with provision of all incentive
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 21, 2017 00:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] Growers ask companies to pick tobacco stocks

growers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have warned to launch a protest campaign if the companies did not pick the tobacco stocks lying with them at reasonable price within the next three days. Addressing a news conference at the Peshawar Press Club on Monday, Tob
The News (pk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:26
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[Asia, Pakistan] Production of cigarettes plunged 35.8pc in 2016-17

Cigarette production dropped 35 per cent in 2016-17 to 34 billion sticks from 53bn sticks a year ago. Pakistan has been one of the top producers of cigarettes due to vast availability of tobacco in the country particularly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[Asia, Pakistan] CDA panned for tobacco firm MoU

A group of activists have panned the CDA for signing an agreement with a tobacco company for tree plantation. The Coalition for Tobacco Control-Pakistan (CTC-Pak) National Coordinator Khurram Hashmi on Tuesday urged the Islamabad Mayor and CDA Chairman
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Aug 30, 2017 20:55
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[Asia, Pakistan] Hopes rise for enforcement of tobacco control laws ahead of Ombudsman’s decision

Appreciating the Federal Ombudsman’s investigation to ascertain out if any maladministration has been done in implementing tobacco control measures by federal government departments, TheNetwork for Consumer Protection expects that the Ombudsman’s decision
The News (pk)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:22
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[Asia, Pakistan] NEWS BRIEFS: Tobacco exports increase 35pc in one year

The tobacco exports from the country witnessed sharp increase of 34.93 percent during the Fiscal Year 2017 as compared to the corresponding period of last year. According to figures of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the tobacco exports earned $14.80
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:29
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[Asia] ‘Horrible Tragedy’ as Fuel Tanker Fire in Pakistan Leaves at Least 150 Dead

news reports quoted witnesses blaming a lit cigarette tossed by a passer-by.
New York Times
added Jun 26, 2017 00:53
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PAKISTAN EXPLOSION: HOW A LIT CIGARETTE TURNED AN OIL TANKER INTO A DEADLY FIREBALL

An oil tanker crashed on a road in Pakistan on Sunday and 132 people, many of whom had rushed to collect leaking fuel, were killed when it exploded, apparently after someone lit a cigarette, officials said.
Reuters
added Jun 26, 2017 00:49
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[Asia, Pakistan] WAZIR: Govt imperils health initiatives by decreasing tax on tobacco

The revenue addicted government gives little value to human life since it reduced the tax on tobacco products in its current budget despite National Health Services Regulation and Coordination (NHSRC)’s clear warning of its far-reaching negative impacts
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] Lower taxes, more revenue

Pakistan’s government says that a cigarette federal excise duty (FED) reduction is aimed at convincing smokers currently buying black-market products to switch to duty-paid products. It says that currently it is losing millions of rupees in revenue to t
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 20, 2017 18:16
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