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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] A third of Emiratis in their 30s smoke, screenings show

The combination of high incomes and cheap tobacco products is fuelling smoking in the UAE.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 15, 2016 17:08
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[Asia, Mid-east, Syria] 'I wanted a smoke' Moaning ISIS defector quits terror group over strict smoking ban

AN ISIS defector who travelled through London to Syria has moaned about the struggles he faced with the terror group’s smoking ban....“There’s no smoking. I found it hard for everyone there.”
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2016 18:42
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] SAIDI: Up in smoke? Implementation of higher tobacco taxes in GCC faces constraints

The GCC countries should agree and introduce excise taxes on tobacco consumption as a policy tool to increase tobacco prices for health reasons and to raise revenue. Ideally, the introduction of domestic excise taxes on tobacco should be in the form of a
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:08
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[Mid-east, Uae] SAIDI: Taxing question of curbs on tobacco smuggling

What can the GCC countries do to increase tobacco taxation to raise revenue and address health concerns, while also avoiding encouraging illicit trade in tobacco and the threat of contributing to the financing of terrorism? We propose a multi-pronged app
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:22
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Smokers encouraged to quit during Ramadan

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic encourages tobacco smokers to use the fasting period during Ramadan as an opportunity to take the first steps towards quitting the habit and living a healthier lifestyle.
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Jul 8, 2015 10:30
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[Mid-east] WARD: The waterpipe: an emerging global epidemic in need of action

the potential for waterpipe to upend successes in global tobacco control. A decade later, that forecast has come true. In this supplement, Maziak et al3 note that the “global evolution of this smoking habit has exceeded worst predictions.” In several Midd
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2015 01:02
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[China, Mid-east] Richard Smith: A tobacco company CEO writes to his marketing department

We must associate smoking with strength, glamour, ambition, progress, achievement, and above all freedom. What about: “Only the free can smoke” or “Work hard, smoke hard”? You will do better. And what might be our means? Television advertising is both exp
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 12, 2014 11:54
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[Mid-east, Russia, UK] Putin and Islamic State Blamed for Sluggish Tobacco Sales

Imperial Tobacco has blamed stagnating sales growth on the activities of the Islamic State and other militant groups, as well as the policies of the Russian government.
IBTimes (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:20
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[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
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[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
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