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[Mid-east] Midwakh/dokha tobacco use in the Middle East: much to learn [FREE FULL TEXT]

This article provides an overview of an under-reported and understudied ATP, dokha, which is smoked in a midwakh pipe. It describes the state of tobacco control in the Arabian Gulf region where midwakh smoking appears to be most common, the history of mid
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2014 10:05
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[Mid-east, Uae] Health ministry plans tough measures to curb smoking

Moves include doubling tax and putting graphic images on packets
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 29, 2012 21:12
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[Mid-east] British American Tobacco names Gray as regional director Africa, Middle East | Latest News | News | Hemscott

Hemscott Group Limited (uk)
added Oct 12, 2007 00:00
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[Mid-east] Evaluating the pictorial warnings on tobacco products in Arabian Gulf countries against other international pictorial warnings [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study shows PWs originating from the GCC had significantly lower ratings than those implemented in Australia and the UK. The GCC countries may need to re-evaluate the currently implemented PWs and update them periodically.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:13
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE smoking poll: only one in four have changed their habit since introduction of 'sin tax'

Of the 600 participants of an Apester poll conducted by The National, 75 per cent said the 100 per cent ‘sin tax’ on tobacco products had not led them to quit.. medwakh’s increasing popularity. The super-strength pipe-smoked tobacco was smoked by 57 per
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[Mid-east] HMC Launches Anti-Smoking Campaign in Qatars Schools

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. On Wednesday, 28 February, students at Khalifa Independent Secondary School for Boys participated in an awareness seminar that covered the phy
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Mar 11, 2018 14:49
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[Israel, Mid-east] ASFOURJAN: Where Can Women Make Movies? The Middle East

Hailed as a fresh, frank look at the lives of young Palestinian women, Maysaloun Hamoud’s debut film, “In Between,” follows three female roommates who share an apartment in Tel Aviv. There, they participate... dancing, drinking, smoking, taking drugs.
New York Times
added Jan 10, 2018 22:58
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[Israel, Mid-east] ASFOURJAN: Where Can Women Make Movies? The Middle East

Hailed as a fresh, frank look at the lives of young Palestinian women, Maysaloun Hamoud’s debut film, “In Between,” follows three female roommates who share an apartment in Tel Aviv. There, they participate, to varying degrees, in the debauchery on offer
New York Times
added Jan 10, 2018 22:58
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] AUB Launches the WHO Center for Hookah Smoking Research

A ceremony to launch the World Health Organization (WHO) Knowledge Hub for Waterpipe Research was held at AUB's West Hall in Bathish Auditorium during the “Third International Conference on Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Research,” which was organized by AUB’s
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:38
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[Mid-east] Substantial toxic effect of water-pipe smoking on the early stage of embryonic development

Water-pipe smoking (WPS) is the most widespread tobacco use in the Middle-East, and is rapidly spreading globally. ... WPS has very toxic effects during the early stage of embryogenesis. Thus, we believe that further studies are required to elucidate the
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45
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