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[Asia] Pakistan to implement WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco

There will be zero tolerance against any hurdle in way to fulfil the obligations ...Tarar made this commitment during a meeting with WHO FCTC Needs Assessment Mission who called on the minister here on Tuesday. The minister told the Mission that Pakistan
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Mar 16, 2017 19:00
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco exporters to get refunds

The government will refund tobacco cess to exporters for promoting exports of the commodity and in this regard rules have been finalised, Minister of Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan said on Thursday. He was speaking at the sidelines of a signing ceremony f
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Mar 4, 2017 17:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] PTB asked to take steps for welfare of tobacco farmers

Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) must adopt a proactive approach and take all necessary steps for the welfare of tobacco farmers, Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said on Thursday. He said that Tobacco Cess Refund Rules were framed to support tobacco e
The Nation (pk)
added Mar 4, 2017 17:10
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[Asia, Pakistan] Dastgir urges PTB to take steps for tobacco growers’ welfare

Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan, Thursday, urged Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) to adopt proactive approach and take all necessary steps for the welfare of tobacco farmers. It is the policy of the present government to help such farmers all over the
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Mar 4, 2017 17:09
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[Asia, Pakistan] Enforcement of 85pc pictorial health warning on cigarette packs urged

Representatives of various civil society organizations have urged the relevant bodies to act quickly in implementing the new tobacco control rules as early as possible, without any revision. National Coordinator, Coalition for Tobacco Control – Pakistan,
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:54
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[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-tobacco activists urge Senate not to pass tobacco industry tainted legislation

Nadeem Iqbal, CEO of TheNetwork for Consumer Protection, said: “The main thrust of the amendment in the existing tobacco law was to ban tobacco advertisement inside shops that is enticing children to take up smoking.” But it’s intriguing to note, lament
The News (pk)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, Pakistan] Commercial use of ‘Sheesha’ to be banned

The government has decided to impose complete ban on commercial use of “Sheesha” to protect the health of country’s youth. According to an official of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, after imposing the ban, there
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:52
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[Asia] Pakistan set for blanket ban on shisha businesses

after imposing the ban, there would be complete restriction on sale of such tobacco item in cafés and shops in the markets. He said there would be a complete ban on the opening of any shisha centre or cafe in hotels, markets or public places, while its sa
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] World Cancer Day: Speakers warn against use of tobacco, paan and gutka

Speakers at a seminar on the World Cancer Day sounded a note of warning about the growing use of intoxicated objects like tobacco, cigarettes, paan and gutka, urging the people, particularly women, to undergo self-diagnostic process to ensure that their b
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:04
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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
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