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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking ban in eight Saudi public areas takes effect

The new regulations prohibit smoking in eight public areas. These include the vicinities of religious, educational, health, sport and cultural institutions, social and charity institutions,” said a source.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 15, 2016 17:06
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi cigarette importers hit back against 'black market' claims

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
Arabian Business
added Mar 15, 2016 22:00
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[Mid-east, Qatar, Saudi Arabia] Expert warns against smoking shisha

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
Arab News (sa)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:24
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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] 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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[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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[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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