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[Kuwait, Mid-east] 11 people caught smoking at airport

The Environment Police during a surprise inspection campaign at the Kuwait International Airport are said to have arrested 11 people for smoking in forbidden area, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the smokers were caught red-handed while smoking i
Arab Times (kw)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:30
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[Asia, Mid-east] Qatar to limit smoking near public areas

Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has proposed limiting smoking near public areas like malls, hotels, and tourist destinations, reported Gulf Times. “This is a recommendation from us [that] we hope to implement at leading facilities in the country
Arabian Business
added Feb 25, 2016 04:00
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Snapchat divorce: Kuwaiti wife smoking shisha

A Kuwaiti man divorced his expatriate wife after seeing a Snapchat video of her smoking shisha. The video that has gone viral on social media has received mixed reactions. Reportedly, the wife who was smoking shisha without the knowledge of her husband
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:55
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[Mid-east, Syria] RT ​Smoking guns? UK tobacco giant blames ISIS for cigarette sales slump

Imperial Tobacco has blamed a slump in cigarette sales on regional instability...A senior figure in the IS police force was found decapitated in Syria in February, allegedly with a cigarette left in his mouth. The words “O Sheikh this is munkar” were wr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 6, 2015 14:16
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[Mid-east] The waterpipe: An emerging global risk for cancer

Despite these worrisome signs, policies and interventions to address this emerging public health problem have been lagging behind. In this short review I discuss briefly the evidence generated mostly in the past decade about the global spread of waterpip
Science Direct
added Dec 10, 2012 11:46
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[Mid-east, Uae] GCC considers raising tax on cigarettes

finance ministers from all six states in the Gulf Cooperation Council convene tomorrow in Riyadh. Among the many topics to be discussed is the possibility of increasing a region-wide tobacco tax in response to calls by the healthcare professionals in the
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:45
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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to ban tobacco usage imposing fines up to $1,300

the Saudi National Committee for Tobacco Control is in the process of imposing fines of up to $1,300 ( SAR 5,000) on smokers in several locations, defined by the anti-smoking regulations. In the next phase, the committee will provide mobile clinics to tr
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Feb 7, 2018 20:16
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[Mid-east] In blow to finances, Oman postpones VAT introduction: local media

To boost state revenues, which have been strained by years of low oil prices, Oman will impose a new tax on sugary drinks and tobacco products by mid-2018
Reuters
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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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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[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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