Resources: Pakistan

Fact Sheets

Pakistan: Tobacco Policy Status
Pakistan: Tobacco Burden Facts
Tobacco Taxes in Pakistan

Based on The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Pakistan. Shahid Javed Burki, Aisha G. Pasha, Hafiz A. Pasha, Rijo John, Prabhat Jha, Aftab Anwar Baloch, Ghulam Nabi Kamboh, Rajeev Cherukupalli, Frank J. Chaloupka. 2013

Reports & Studies

The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Pakistan

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease describes the tobacco situation in Pakistan and makes recommendations for future tobacco tax policy in a country with one of the largest populations of tobacco users in the world.

Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance, 2002
Tobacco Industry in Pakistan

This article from the Pakistan and Gulf Economist highlights the important role tobacco plays in the economics of Pakistan.

Case Studies

Pakistan: Advocates and Government Partner to Hold Philip Morris Accountable for Violating Laws

After advocates executed a high profile media campaign (both in Pakistan and internationally) using traditional and social media to call public attention to Philip Morris’ blatant violation of advertising restrictions, the Civil Magistrate of Hyderabad issued an arrest warrant for the Philip Morris Pakistan’s marketing executive in early February 2012.

Key Websites

Coalition for Tobacco Control — Pakistan
Network for Consumer Protection (Pakistan)