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[Mid-east] UAE to scare smokers with gory pictures, higher cigarette taxes

Raising taxes and changing the set of gory pictures on cigarette packs are among the steps that will soon be taken by the UAE to curb tobacco use in the country. Ahead of World No Tobacco Day tomorrow, a senior official from the UAE Ministry of Health a
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 30, 2016 15:04
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[Mid-east, Syria] ISIS sells women "for just $10, or 10 cigarettes"

"Some are sold for weapons, or for just $10, or 10 cigarettes," Domle said. Some ISIS fighters send pictures of the women and girls to their families, either to taunt them or demand a ransom.
WRCB TV Channel 3 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 29, 2015 20:44
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] HMC and WHO Workshop to Mull Tobacco Addiction

A regional workshop opening here Sunday will probe health issues arising due to tobacco addiction. Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) stop smoking clinic is organising the workshop jointly with World Health Organization's (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Regi
Qatar News Agency (QNA) (qa)
added Oct 12, 2015 17:25
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, Uruguay] AL-MAEENA: Merchants of death flex their muscles

Avaaz, a global civic NGO…is leading the fight against this latest diabolical attempt …it’s using a closed-door international tribunal that ruled for corporations ... rulings are binding, even though many of the judges are private citizens with corporate
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Apr 21, 2015 22:47
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[Mid-east] Gulf countries to add new logos to cigarettes in effort to curtail smoking

Tobacco retailers in the Gulf region will now be forced to begin importing cigarettes with graphic warnings about the dangers of smoking, after its approval by the 6 Gulf countries in a bid to start pushing customers to quit smoking.
Bikya Masr (eg)
added Aug 7, 2012 13:39
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[Mid-east, Palestine] Rising tobacco prices cause stir in West Bank

Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 4, 2012 00:00
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[Asia, Mid-east] E-Cigarettes and Vaping Market in Iran

Smoking in Iran is at record levels, social observers and national health groups say. Every day more and more people are taking up the habit, some as young as 13 years old, according to the Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association. A local anti-smoking group e
Financial Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Shisha the biggest smoking threat to health, Abu Dhabi study shows

The New York University Abu Dhabi Public Health Research Centre research discovered that shisha can pollute an entire house and those in rooms where smoking is not taking place are not safe. Dr Scott Sherman, the principal investigator at the centre and
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:11
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[Asia, India, Mid-east] Five expats on trial for attempting to bribe Qatari official

the first defendant, a 28-year-old driver, offered a QR200,000 bribe to a customs officer...other defendants included a 50-year-old grocer, a 26-year-old sales representative..All are from India.
Doha News (qa)
added Oct 31, 2016 17:45
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[Asia, Mid-east] Plan to curb cigarette sales near schools and colleges in Oman

The meeting of the National Committee for Tobacco Control (NCTC) on Sunday also discussed a curb on importing and trading of electronic cigarettes and shisha. Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur for the National Tobacco Control Committe
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:30
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