Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Mid-east 428 headlines found

9 Views

[Mid-east, Uae] New GCC Tobacco Tax Could Fuel Illicit Trade

the White Paper finds no evidence that a one-step, 100% overnight increase in duty on tobacco products will significantly affect consumption levels or smoking propensity. It highlights concern that a sharp increase in cigarette prices will fuel the growth
Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added May 22, 2013 08:54
9 Views

[Mid-east, Pakistan] Phillip Morris cigarette brand: Change of code allocation allowed

The Federal Board of Revenue has allowed M/s Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited to print the code "For Sale in GCC Countries" instead of "Not for sale in Pakistan" on their cigarette brand "Morven Gold" exported to overseas markets in Gulf Corporation Coun
Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 9, 2013 21:48
9 Views

[Mid-east, Uae] GCC to go ahead with cigarette warnings

Official denies claims that the plan to be put off or cancelled under lobby pressure
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 27, 2012 14:06
9 Views

[Mid-east, Uae] All cigarette packs to display stark health warnings

All cigarette packs sold in the GCC will display stark warnings about the damaging health effects of smoking in less than two months.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 11, 2012 14:59
9 Views

[Mid-east, Philippines, Uae] Arab Countries to Double Tax on Tobacco Products

As per reports, it has been revealed that the Gulf Countries being led by the United Arab Emirates have been planning to double the tax rate in cigarettes.
TopNews
added May 28, 2012 12:01
8 Views

[Asia, Mid-east] Does doubling of UAE cigarette prices only hit low-income smokers?

“It’s too early to measure impact because a lot of people have been hoarding cigarettes in the last few months knowing that the prices will go up," commented the doctor who has served as the president of the Emirates Cardiac Society in the past. “Many
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Oct 17, 2017 17:59
8 Views

[Iraq, Mid-east] 'Crucified' for smuggling cigarettes: Two men are publicly punished by ISIS fanatics for trying to bring tobacco into Mosul

Two men have been publicly crucified by ISIS for attempting to bring tobacco into Mosul. Footage shows the two men being punished in front of crowds after being charged with smuggling. They were reprimanded under the terror group's law, which states c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:29
8 Views

[Mid-east] Profits Funding Terror: New Reports Examine Financial Tentacles of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard

The report released on Tuesday in London says the IRGC funds its activities by smuggling items ranging from oil and gas to cigarettes and narcotics, with imports and exports moving through the docks worth some $12 billion a year.
CNSNews
added Mar 15, 2017 00:19
8 Views

[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] 30,000 people a year to get lung cancer in the Middle East by 2020

"The most universal cause of lung cancer is tobacco smoke, where smoking causes more than 85 per cent of lung cancer cases. "The Middle East is one of only two regions of the world where cigarette sales increased between 1990 and 1997. The number of smok
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 6, 2017 19:24
8 Views

[Africa, Mid-east] Egypt's Eastern Co, Philip Morris reach agreement over arrears

Egypt's top cigarette maker Eastern Company said on Thursday it had reached an agreement with its international partner Philip Morris for the tobacco giant to pay back outstanding debt and make future payments in the local currency.
Reuters
added Mar 2, 2017 04:53
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines