Headlines Tagged with Mid-east — 462 headlines found
Importers of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia claim the price of a packet of cigarettes in the kingdom has increased by only SR2 ($0.53) since the import tax was raised this year. The importers said the price hike was in keeping with the amount by which the l
Mar 15, 2016 Arabian Business
added Mar 15, 2016 22:00
The warning came in a paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Water-pipe Tobacco Smoking Research by Dr. Tawfeeq Khoja, who is also the general director of the Riyadh based executive office of health ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council (G
Oct 29, 2014 Arab News (sa)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:24
As ISIS found out in Kirkuk and Erdogan has realized in Turkey, convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking is an uphill battle. Among the Turkish people, poverty and economic struggles have only increased already high rates of tobacco consumption. On a
Aug 20, 2016 Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39
Over SR50 million goes up in smoke daily because of addiction to cigarettes in Saudi Arabia, let alone the thousands of deaths that occur every year due to smoking, the head of the anti-tobacco and anti-drugs organization has said. “Only last year, as ma
Jan 25, 2016 Arab News (sa)
added Jan 25, 2016 17:46
The rise of Islamic extremism in the Middle East has disrupted sales growth at Imperial Tobacco, which has blamed the “turbulent situation” for falling cigarette and tobacco sales in Iraq, one of its key growth markets. “In several Middle Eastern markets
Aug 19, 2014 Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:05
The symposium aims at familiarising the participants with the commitments of the GCC to implement tobacco control policies
Mar 26, 2014 Muscat Daily (om)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:18
All radio stations, TV channels, newspapers and online publishing houses in the Sultanate are now prohibited from advertising any form of tobacco products. The circular, issued on April 5, 2016, was released as per the press and publications law issued
Apr 11, 2016 Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
Lung cancer, a disease with which 97 per cent of the diagnosed are smokers, is expected to become the most common cancer in Oman in the next five years, said Dr. Basim Al Bahrani, director of oncology and head of medical oncology at the Royal Hospital.
Jan 30, 2016 Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 1, 2016 01:05
[Mid-east, Uae] The long read: smoking kills so why is Big Tobacco’s toxic business thriving in the Middle East?
Thirty-five years ago this month, worried executives at British American Tobacco flew the company’s commercial partners in the Arab world to London for an urgent conference to discuss “Smoking and Health in the Middle East”.
Jul 31, 2015 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11
Saudi Arabia and all other member states of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are on course to become the latest to require the use of graphic warning labels on every cigarette packet brought into their territories.
Sep 1, 2012 MENAFN.com
added Sep 1, 2012 14:14