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KP Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur Opposes Tax on Naswar in Provincial Budget

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In a recent KP cabinet meeting to review and approve the 2024 budget proposals, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur voiced his opposition to the proposed tax on Naswar. The tax suggestion, intended to address health concerns associated with Naswar use, was discussed during the meeting chaired by CM Gandapur.

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Gandapur argued against the tax, emphasizing that Naswar is predominantly used by the poor and should not be subjected to additional financial burdens in the forthcoming budget.

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Naswar, a moist, powdered tobacco dip, is commonly consumed in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and neighboring Central Asian countries. It is typically placed under the lower lip or inside the cheek, known as “Butt style stuffing,” and kept there for 15 to 30 minutes.

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Medical experts have highlighted severe health risks linked to Naswar addiction, including gum infections, jaw complications, tooth loss, bone loss, stomach disorders, facial disfigurement, increased heart rate, cardiovascular complications, and in severe cases, mouth and oral cancer.

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