Headlines Tagged with Pakistan — 1,536 headlines found
It is common knowledge that Pakistan’s compliance of the FCTC is weak but what the government has done this year is disastrous. Instead of bringing sales down by imposing heavy taxes, it has done the opposite – brought taxes down and helped boost the sal
Oct 11, 2017 The News (pk)
added Oct 11, 2017 19:48
Besides 19.1% tobacco users, the majority (86%) were exposed to second-hand smoke at public places indicating that ban on tobacco use in public places is not being followed. A quarter of current smokers wants to quit smoking who may be provided assistanc
Oct 2, 2017 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:26
[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society urges ministries of health, finance to implement ombudsman’s decision
The civil society urged both the federal ministries of NHSRC and Finance to implement the ombudsmen decision without any delay in a joint press conference held at Rawalpindi Press Club here.
Sep 29, 2017 The News (pk)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:33
Allegations of interference by the tobacco industry in price reductions should be investigated instead of being taken lightly as it is unethical for the corporate sector to influence government orders. This was done in the way of the Ministries of Nation
Sep 25, 2017 Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:33
Wafaqi Mohtasib (Ombudsman) has directed Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSR&C) to strictly implement the obligatory articles 6 & 15 of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Sep 23, 2017 Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:27
Ministries of National Health Services (NHS) and finance have been asked to enforce the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to make cigarettes inaccessible to citizens by increasing prices and taking action again
Sep 24, 2017 DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 24, 2017 14:29
now, their pictures of smoking together outside a New York Hotel, are going viral on the social media like a wild fire! Clad in a breezy white dress with ruffled hair, Mahira looks sublime as Ranbir Kapoor carries his Sanjay Dutt look.
Sep 22, 2017 Express Newsline (in)
added Sep 23, 2017 20:21
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
Sep 20, 2017 DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 21, 2017 00:47
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
Sep 12, 2017 The News (pk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:26
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.
Sep 7, 2017 DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48