Headlines Tagged with Mid-east — 469 headlines found
[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
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
FROM its 65ha plant in the dusty little town of Heidelberg, the world’s second-largest cigarette maker, British American Tobacco (BAT), services 22 markets across Africa and the Middle East.
May 11, 2015 Business Day (za)
added May 11, 2015 11:05
[Mid-east, Qatar] HMC Hosts the Second International Conference on Water-pipe Tobacco Smoking (Shisha) Research
will start tomorrow with over one hundred consultants and specialists from within Qatar and around the world attending. During the two-day workshop, being hosted by Hamad Medical Corporation ( HMC ), Dr. Hajar Ahmed Albinali, former Minister of Health an
Oct 25, 2014 Zawya.com (ae)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:53
The proposal will be floated GCC-wide in two years when health officials will be required to revise packaging of all tobacco products.
Jan 14, 2014 Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 22:12