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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia Launches Cigarette Tax

On June 11th the sale of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia became taxable, resulting in a significant hike to the price of tobacco sold in the kingdom. The tax on tobacco is set at a rate of 100 percent, and is expected to be passed on entirely to the consumer
Taxation News & Information (nz)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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[Asia, Mid-east] Smokers in Saudi Arabia puff away SR50m every day

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
Arab News (sa)
added Jan 25, 2016 17:46
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[Iraq, Mid-east] Imperial Tobacco sales growth disrupted by rise of Isis

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
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:05
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[Mid-east, Oman] GCC symposium on Tobacco and Trade begins

The symposium aims at familiarising the participants with the commitments of the GCC to implement tobacco control policies
Muscat Daily (om)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:18
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[Asia, Mid-east] Hazards of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe in a Middle Eastern Population: a Cohort Study of 50 000 individuals from Iran

Conclusions Regular use of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe were associated with the risk of earlier death (particularly from cancer) in our cohort.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 22, 2016 00:27
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east, Syria, Turkey] The politics of smoking in today's Middle East

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
Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco advertising banned in Oman

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
Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Cigarettes and shisha fuelling lung cancer rise

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.
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 1, 2016 01:05
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[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”.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11
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[Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] GCC to enforce legislation on cigarette labeling

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.
MENAFN.com
added Sep 1, 2012 14:14
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