Tobacco Industry Activities in Pakistan

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WHO-EM/TFI/055/E

Tobacco industry activities in Pakistan
1992–2002

WHO-EM/TFI/055/E

Tobacco industry activities in Pakistan 1992–2002

WHO Library Cataloguing in Publication Data World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Tobacco industry activities in Pakistan 1992 – 2002 / World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean p. WHO-EM/TFI/055/E 1. Tobacco Industry - Pakistan 2. Tobacco – economics 3. Smoking - prevention and control I. Title II. Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (NLM Classification: HD 9130) 

     
This publication is the product of contributions by several individuals. The publication was written, and revised, by Joshua Yang, California State University Fullerton. The draft was reviewed by Farrukh Qureshi and Fatima El Awa, WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean. Financial support for this publication was provided by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

             
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Abbreviations   ................................................................................................................... 4  Introduction   ...................................................................................................................... 5  Methodology  ..................................................................................................................... 6  Economics of tobacco in Pakistan ................................................................................... 7  Smuggling of cigarettes into Pakistan ......................................................................... 19  Influence of the tobacco industry on science ............................................................. 23  Sports sponsorship by the tobacco industry .............................................................. 27  ....
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