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[Asia, Mid-east] Alcohol, tobacco and drugs seized by Oman Customs

Oman Customs managed to stop multiple smuggling attempts in the Sultanate, seizing large quantities of alcohol, tobacco and hashish (cannabis extract). In statements released online, the customs department said, "A storage site filled with contraband cig
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:02
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[Asia, Mid-east] Why UAE residents won’t buy cigarettes for friends from duty free anymore

UAE residents who used to buy cigarettes in bulk from duty free shops for friends back home while visiting them will now cut down on tobacco purchases due to the imposition of excise tax from October 1. Residents told Khaleej Times that they used to buy
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:08
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran slaps ban on hookahs in holy city of Qom

Iranian courts banned the use of hookah water pipes in public in the holy city of Qom and northern province of Alborz, in a fresh crackdown on smokers. “Consuming tobacco or using hookah pipes are forbidden in coffee houses, traditional eateries, restaur
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:30
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE Excise tax: Can a store sell existing stock at old rates?

there is a possibility of at least some such retailers offering cigarettes and soft/energy drinks at pre-excise rates over the next few days and, perhaps, weeks. According to a note by global consultancy Deloitte, all UAE businesses - which include retai
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Sep 30, 2017 22:47
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE doctors stand firm over e-cigarettes despite UK backing

Annual 'Stoptober' campaign to feature controversial e-cigarettes for the first time in UK as UAE ban continues
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:26
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Cigar traders fear new tax rules could price them out of business

Price of single cigars from Cuba and Costa Rica could rise to as much as Dh700 when new 100 per cent tobacco tax is applied
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:35
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[Mid-east] Reclaiming the value of pictorial health warning labels in Jordan

Our findings support the use of graphic imagery to communicate tobacco-caused harms (particularly respiratory ones) and the use of specific taglines explaining the mechanism of harm depicted.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 28, 2017 22:59
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Health and Economic Impact of Smoking

Iranians annually smoke 55 billion cigarettes worth 100 trillion rials ($2.6 billion), he said, adding that “The people and government spend around three times the cost of smoking to treat smoking-related diseases ($7.8 billion).” Cigarette smoking play
Financial Tribune
added Aug 27, 2017 07:15
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[Mid-east] Fast cars, designer gowns and a VERY expensive watch: The Rich Kids of IRAQ flaunt their lavish lifestyle in the war-torn country / Instagram snaps show the mega-rich showing off their enormous wealth in Iraq

The glamorous men and women of Iraq flood social media with snaps from their laidback days smoking shisha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2017 15:12
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Smoke-free GCC? Why a new heat-not-burn cigarette may make smoking less harmful

One of the biggest tobacco companies in the world is hoping to introduce a ‘smoke-free’ cigarette to the GCC that will encourage the region’s four-million smokers to switch to a potentially less harmful product.... to stand for ‘I-Quit-Ordinary-Smoking’,
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:32
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