ECC approves prices for tobacco products

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has approved for Minimum Indicative Prices (MIP) of various types of tobacco crops for the year 2022. A special meeting was virtually presided over by Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin, considered

‘World No Tobacco Day’ being observed with pledge to quit smoking

‘World No Tobacco Day’ is being observed today (Monday) to highlight the hazards associated with the use of tobacco and receive global pledges from people around the world to quit the menace. This year the theme for the day is

Four arrested for selling gutka, tobacco products in Karachi

KARACHI: Police arrested four suspects for possessing gutka and other harmful substances in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) area of Karachi. Police conducted two raids in Qayumababd and Kalapul area. A man was arrested carrying 160 packets of hazardous gutka and

FBR to maintain advance FED on tobacco leaf

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has said that advance Federal Excise Duty (FED) on tobacco leaf will remain unchanged for the upcoming fiscal year 2020-21. The FBR told a Special Committee of the National Assembly on Agricultural Products

World No Tobacco Day: Protecting youth from harmful effects of smoking

World No Tobacco Day is an annual event that is observed on May 31 to spread awareness about the harmful effects of smoking and consumption of tobacco on health. The campaign aims to reduce the prevalence of diseases and deaths

Seven Ways To Prevent And Cure Cancer!

KARACHI: Cancer, a disease, also called malignancy is the development of abnormal growth of cells that has the ability to destroy normal body tissue. There are more than 100 types of cancer, including breast cancer, skin cancer, lung cancer, colon