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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Anti-smoking campaign launched

RIYADH: To coincide with the holy month of Ramadan and World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, the Health Ministry has launched a campaign to save the lives of thousands of smokers in the Kingdom. Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said his ministry has all
Arab News (sa)
added May 31, 2017 00:37
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[Mid-east] Jordanians protest new taxes

Hundreds of Jordanians protested Friday across the kingdom... The government earlier this month imposed new sales taxes on internet and mobile use, bread, domestic fuel and petrol, cigarettes and fizzy drinks.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] In eastern Mosul, civilians clamor for food, cigarettes

A long line grew outside a shop selling cigarettes, where people argued and bought dozens of packs each now that the extremists and their smoking bans were gone. "Before, it was prohibited, cigarettes are prohibited," said one resident, Hani Hamed, laugh
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 15, 2016 21:12
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[Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Smoking hookah at home pollutes indoor air more than cigarettes

in their homes generate carbon monoxide, a toxic gas, and tiny pollution particles known as PM 2.5 at levels at least double those produced by cigarettes, according to a recent study in Dubai. Even in the rooms adjacent to where people smoked hookah, air
Reuters
added Nov 8, 2016 23:04
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[Asia, Mid-east, UK] Complete public smoking ban might be end game for the UAE

Unlike the Western world, smoking levels are actually on the increase in the Middle East – but with progressive governmental policies in the UAE, that might be about to change
Gulf Business (ua)
added Jun 28, 2016 12:54
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[Iraq, Mid-east] A thief is maimed for life by ISIS thugs who chop off his hand with cleaver... while six men are executed for selling cigarettes

'The ISIS-led Islamic Police of Hisba arrested six men in Mosul on charges of selling cigarettes... 'They were then referred to the Sharia Court which ordered their immediate execution on Wednesday on charges of violating the rules imposed by their allege
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 15:36
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[Asia, Kuwait, Mid-east] Traders said hoarding cigarettes in anticipation of price increase – Ministry to conduct surprise raids in commercial outlets

Packs of cigarettes disappeared from shelves in the market in anticipation of price increase, although officials from the Ministry of Trade and Industry say no decision that has been issued to increase the prices of cigarettes in the country, reports Al-R
Arab Times (kw)
added Jan 2, 2016 19:21
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[Mid-east, Syria, UK] Cigarettes kill, and so do we: Islamic State launch anti-smoking campaign

BARMY I.S. jihadists are launching an anti-smoking campaign - warning militants that lighting up can kill. The evil terror group - infamous for beheading hostages and murdering innocent civilians - urged followers to ditch fags or risk filling their lun
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:20
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[Africa, Egypt, Mid-east] Al-Bawaba Shaabola suffers a heart attack caused by heavy smoking!

Controversial Egyptian folk singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim, famously nicknamed Shaabola, ain't afraid of no one, not even ISIS...That's why, having suffered a heart attack ten days ago - thanks to the cancer sticks he insists on smoking - wasn't going to keep
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:16
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[Mid-east] Should some Arab countries rethink e-cigarette ban?

A leading public-health expert last month called for governments to reconsider their attitude to e-cigarettes, claiming that the devices could be a lifesaver for smokers. Dr Derek Yach, a former cabinet director at the World Health Organization (WHO) sp
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Sep 14, 2015 13:03
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