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Afghan government to impose 50% extra tax duty on tobacco imports

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Afghan government to impose 50% extra tax duty on tobacco imports

tobbaco actA majority of the lawmakers voted in favor of the Tobacco Control Act that calls for imposing 50% extra duties on tobacco imports and charging fines to those found selling tobacco to children.

The Act further bans smoking in public places.

“Those who smoke in public places will have to pay a 300 AFN fine and traders are not supposed to sell cigarettes to children,” said MP Mujeeb-ul-Rahman Hamkanai.

The Act will become a law after receiving full approval from the Senate.



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