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[Asia, Kuwait, Mid-east] E-Cigs grow in popularity but without regulation

more and more people in Kuwait are turning to e-cigarettes (also called vapors) to satisfy their desire for nicotine. Some think that it will help them quit smoking regular cigarettes. Others view it as a bulwark against a possible cigarette price increas
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Jan 22, 2016 22:24
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[Asia, Kuwait, Mid-east] Traders said hoarding cigarettes in anticipation of price increase – Ministry to conduct surprise raids in commercial outlets

Packs of cigarettes disappeared from shelves in the market in anticipation of price increase, although officials from the Ministry of Trade and Industry say no decision that has been issued to increase the prices of cigarettes in the country, reports Al-R
Arab Times (kw)
added Jan 2, 2016 19:21
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[Asia, Kuwait, Mid-east] KUNA : GCC finance ministers approve 100 pct selective tax on tobacco - Min.

Finance ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have given thumbs up for imposing a 100 percent selective tax on tobacco and related products equal to customs duties of these products, Kuwait's Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh has stated.
Kuwait News Agency(KUNA)(kw)
added Nov 8, 2015 21:14
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Snapchat divorce: Kuwaiti wife smoking shisha

A Kuwaiti man divorced his expatriate wife after seeing a Snapchat video of her smoking shisha. The video that has gone viral on social media has received mixed reactions. Reportedly, the wife who was smoking shisha without the knowledge of her husband
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:55
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[Asia, Mid-east] Kuwait plans to enforce ban on smoking inside vehicles

Kuwait’s General Traffic Department (GTD) is reportedly considering enforcing the law that bans motorists smoking inside their vehicles while driving. The decision is part of the ministry’s strategy to curb road accidents, with smoking while driving cons
Arabian Business
added Aug 10, 2015 05:17
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[Kuwait] Pilot flying from Heathrow to New York 'invites ex-porn star and X Factor reject into cockpit, gives her champagne and cigarettes and lets her sit on his knee and push buttons because the plane flies itself'

Mafia, real name Chloe Khan, was on a flight from Heathrow to New York Kuwait Airways pilot 'boasted of sex with stewardesses'... The pilot is also said to have ordered Chloe Mafia champagne, told her to sit on his knee and smoked 40 cigarettes during th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:29
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[Kuwait] Ejected smoker grounds plane with hoax call

made by a Kuwaiti in his twenties who had been forced out of the plane for smoking onboard. Security sources said that after refusing to refrain from smoking, the pilot insisted on removing the passenger, and he made the call in retaliation. The man was
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:25
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Kuwait introduces hefty fines for picking flowers, smoking indoors, littering

smoking in closed and semi-closed public areas a KD100 fine.
Arabian Business
added Oct 12, 2014 22:31
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Kuwait considers proposals to raise tobacco tax, cancel sugar subsidy

Kuwait's Ministry of Health is considering proposals to ask the government to increase tax on tobacco products and cancel subsidized sugar from citizenry's monthly ration with a view to helping control non-communicable diseases (NCDs), said MoH Undersecre
Kuwait News Agency(KUNA)(kw)
added Jul 13, 2014 13:19
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[Kuwait] Activate law that bans smoking of shishas in restaurants – MP

MP Saud Al-Huraiji has called on the Minister of Commerce and Industry and cafe and restaurant owners to activate a law that bans the consumption of ‘shisha’ (water pipes) in restaurants, especially indoors. “This behavior contradicts with the traditions
Arab Times (kw)
added May 27, 2013 11:32
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