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Tobacco

On cigarette production

On cigarette production

While the country’s top cigarette manufacturers have posted strong bottom lines lately, the cigarette production,...
Published 14 Sep, 2021 07:30am
Editorials

Tobacco: tax evasion

EDITORIAL: Tobacco and tobacco products are subjected to heavy taxation the world over primarily to contain and...
Published 11 Sep, 2021 03:36am
Higher taxes on tobacco products sought
Business

Higher taxes on tobacco products sought

ISLAMABAD: The health cost of Pakistan has increased up to Rs615 billion (1.6 percent of gross domestic product-GDP)...
Published 08 Jun, 2021 04:09am
Islamabad district administration to fine underage smokers
Pakistan

Islamabad district administration to fine underage smokers

  • The district administration of the Islamabad Capitol Territory has decided to fine smokers under the age of 18 years.
  • This initiative is an extension of the “Islamabad model city project”, which aims to create awareness for the hazards of tobacco use in the general population.
Updated 29 May, 2021 03:56pm