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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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[Kuwait] Tobacco Mixed With Sawdust For ‘Shisha’ Lovers

Inspectors from the Kuwaiti Municipality in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of Interior raided a store in Khaitan and Farwaniya and arrested the distributors of counterfeit tobacco which was being supplied to cafe
Arab Times (kw)
added Apr 4, 2013 07:11
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[Kuwait] KPC acts against smoking -- Managing Director

The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) next training plan consists of awareness activities in fields of health, environment and education, said KPC Managing Director of Training and Career Development Sheikha Shatha Nasser Al-Sabah on Wednesday. KPC spons
Kuwait News Agency(KUNA)(kw)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:34
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[Kuwait] Final draft law on smoking ban mulled

Director of the Legal Affairs Department at the Ministry of Health Dr Mahmoud Abdulhadi was recently quoted as saying the ministry and representatives from the Fatwa and Legislative Department will come out with a final draft law to amend the law on smoki
Arab Times (kw)
added Oct 26, 2012 12:18
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[Kuwait] Smoking at airport 'riles' US citizen

A US citizen resident in Kuwait has refused to sign a contract . . . When asked why he refused to sign the contract, he quipped, “Honestly speaking I cannot imagine that the law is applied strictly in the country of officials who smoke cigarettes inside
Arab Times (kw)
added Sep 19, 2012 17:35
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[Kuwait] Al-FUZAI: Those little smokers!

Is the media guilty? Yes, in movies it is common to see the protagonist smoke. Youngsters who watch it are influenced, erroneously believing it to be a sophisticated thing to do.
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Jun 12, 2012 10:59
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Kuwait reviews anti-tobacco experience in WHO assembly

The Kuwaiti delegation to the sixty-fifth session of the World Health Organization's general assembly has offered a presentation about the Kuwaiti efforts to reduce smoking and counter tobacco promotion. "
Kuwait News Agency(KUNA)(kw)
added May 28, 2012 13:57
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[Kuwait] Smuggled & low quality cigarettes more harmful

Arab Times (kw)
added Apr 1, 2012 00:00
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[Kuwait] ‘Smoking ban in state, private health centres in force’

Adan Hospital faces shortage of sterilized equipment in op theatres
Arab Times (kw)
added Mar 24, 2012 00:00
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