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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

[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

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

[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

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

[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

[Kuwait] Environment police issues scores of citation against smokers in Avenues

joint teams from the Environment Public Authority and environment police toured the Avenues mall, and issued on-site-citations for violators "The campaign is meant to enforce provisions of the environment protection law which bans smoking in public place
Kuwait News Agency(KUNA)(kw)
added Mar 12, 2016 10:41

[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

[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

[Kuwait] Smoking ban in malls applied this week – Fine ranging between KD 50 and KD 100

will be implemented this week, a source at the Environment Public Authority (EPA) said, reminding that smokers indoors would have to pay a fine ranging between KD 50 and KD 100. The penalty would also apply on those who smoke electronic cigarettes insid
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Feb 21, 2016 17:43
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