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