Headlines Tagged with Mid-east — 476 headlines found
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
The PACP Decision 301/2016, article 1 states: “The statement in article 2 of Decision 256/2015 shall be replaced with the following: ‘An administrative fine of OMR1,000 shall be imposed on all those who violate the laws of this decision and shall be doub
Aug 1, 2016 Times of Oman (om)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:45
Also, Dr. Partha C, a physician at Badr Al Samaa Hospital, welcomed the move and said the use of tobacco should be reduced to limit the burden of smoking on society. “It is well known that tobacco is causing a lot of health issues, not only for the smok
Apr 10, 2016 Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 11, 2016 17:35
Saudi Arabia presided over the GCC annual regional meeting on the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Bahrain recently. The two-day meeting discussed the mechanism of dealing with tobacco control within the non-communicable di
Mar 8, 2016 Arab News (sa)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:03
Mar 18, 2013 TREND News Agency (az)
added Mar 18, 2013 09:44
A visit from WHO in the winter of 2010 confirmed that the Syrian ban was indeed being implemented, but the events of the past 18 months or so make it unlikely that this is still the case. Neighbouring Lebanon is in a better position to ...
Oct 12, 2012 The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:16
Oman has amended its customs provisions to levy 100 per cent service charge on tobacco and alcohol products on sale at duty-free outlets at arrivals. ROP decision 38/2017, issued last month by Lt Gen Hassan bin Mohsen al Shuraiqi, IG of Police and Customs
Mar 7, 2017 Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:22
the GCC countries have decided to impose steep taxes on these products. The group will impose a uniform tax of 100 percent on tobacco products, 100 percent on energy drinks and 50 percent on soft drinks, local media reported on Sunday.
Jan 11, 2016 Zawya.com (ae)
added Jan 11, 2016 18:12