Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Mid-east 481 headlines found


[Mid-east] It's Official: UAE Bans E-Cigarettes in Public

Residents in the UAE are confused over the rules surrounding the personal use of e-cigarettes, both in public places and at home, and are calling for clearer rules on the issue. However, the Dubai Municipality has made it clear that e-cigarettes are trea
Al (jo)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:40

[Mid-east] UAE considering lifting ban on e-cigarettes

Tobacco giants, under attack from governments and forced to print gruesome warnings on their products, pour millions into 'healthier' e-cigarette products
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 3, 2018 14:47
1 View

[Mid-east] PMI Takes Smoke-Free Call to Creative Communities Truly Global at Middle East and Africa’s Premier Gathering

We started our push at the Cannes Festival of Creativity, where we asked creative agencies to join PMI in making the world smoke-free. We are continuing our efforts to find partners with a presence at the Middle East and Africa’s biggest gathering of crea
Business Wire
added Aug 25, 2018 13:59

[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Illegal practices by employees ‘evident in tobacco case’

The Jordan Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission (JIACC) on Sunday said that investigations into the tobacco factory case had revealed “illegal practices and behaviours by public and private sector employees”. The source said that the specialised auth
Jordan Times (jo)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:08
1 View

[Jordan, Mid-east] Seven referred to prosecution for smoking inside Al Bashir Hospital

Seven people were caught smoking inside Al Bashir Hospital on Tuesday and were referred to prosecution, an official source said. The seven individuals, three of whom are hospital staff, were caught in a violation of the Public Health Law, which prohibits
Jordan Times (jo)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:07

[Mid-east, Qatar] HMC to hold research on smoking prevalence soon

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center will soon conduct a new research to find the prevalence of tobacco smoking among the adult population in Qatar, said a senior official. The study will also attempt to assess the knowledge and attit
The Peninsula (qa)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:44

[Mid-east] Jordan Premier Refers 'Tobacco Scandal' to Security Court

Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Monday decided to refer the case of a tobacco factory that illegally manufactures and smuggles cigarettes to the State Security Court (SSC), as it is considered an economic crime. The decisions came amid criticism of the in
Al (jo)
added Jul 25, 2018 15:10

[Lebanon, Mid-east] Travel Ban on 7 Suspects Involved in Forged Tobacco Case in Jordan

Citizens taking to social media, as well as MPs asked for businessman Awni Mutee to be brought back from Lebanon, and grilled the government over the way and timing of his “escape” from the Kingdom just one day before a raid at the said factory.
Al (jo)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43

[Mid-east] She Has a Cigarette! Nahed El Sebai Most Controversial Pictures

Nahed Al Sibai posted some new pictures from the latest photo shoot she did on her Instagram account. The pictures however where met with a backslash crticizing the actress for wearing a revealing dress and holding a cigarette in her hand, which many co
Al (jo)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:26

[Mid-east] EDITORIAL: Stop Rising Tobacco Use in Africa and the Middle East: Editorial

Public health specialists in developed countries have spent decades learning how to fight back — and have saved lives by the millions. Countries in the Middle East and Africa simply need to follow suit.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 28, 2018 03:45
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines