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[Mid-east] Oman imposes 100% service charge on tobacco products at airport arrival

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
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:22
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Clamp down on smoking inside public buildings

But, very few people know that setting up designated smoking places inside buildings, is a breach of Article 8 of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:07
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are many potential areas for improvement. Our findings call for the development and implementation of programs to prevent smoking initiation and encourage quitting. To achieve its health goals, KSA may consider increasing taxation on tobacco product
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 11:37
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Call for legislation on banning shisha smoking in public

Governments in the region should initiate legislation banning shisha smoking in public, which will help prevent and reduce the use of shisha, a top GCC health official said yesterday. Speaking at the second International Conference on Waterpipe Smoking
Gulf Times (qa)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:50
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[Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] AL-MAEENA: The evils of big tobacco companies

Governments must slap heavy taxes on cigarettes to pay for the ever-increasing cost of healthcare for smoke-related diseases. The taxes should also fund countrywide anti-smoking educational campaigns
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Sep 20, 2012 13:33
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[Mid-east] Oman- 100% increase in tobacco tax

Oman has implemented the long-awaited hundred per cent increase in taxes on tobacco products. This is the first time government has raised the tax on tobacco products in the last 17 years. The talk of the impending increase in tobacco taxes was going on
MENAFN.com
added Sep 21, 2016 17:04
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shisha smoking by women leading to divorce

said that the smoking of shisha or hookah has become very popular among young Saudi women in the last five years, either in cafés, or at home. Many Saudi women do not mind smoking, even with family. Seen as a way to attract customers, Nawfil said dealers
Arab News (sa)
added Aug 7, 2016 05:19
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[Asia, Mid-east] Shisha madness: Jordan fumes as smoking rates drift ever upward

Jordan's government is pushing a campaign to marginalise smoking. But in a country where 60 percent of men light up, it's a tough habit to break
Middle East Eye (uk)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:40
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[Asia, Mid-east] PHOTOS: ISIS Publicly Flogs 3 ‘Cigarette Smugglers’ in Zuba City, Iraq

ISIS militants publicly whips three men charged with smuggling cigarettes, which are considered "haram," or forbidden, by ISIS. The men who caught the alleged smugglers are ISIS religious police, known as "Hisbah." Hisbah is short for “Rijaal al-hisbah”
Heavy
added Mar 27, 2016 21:10
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[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] How ISIS is funded by black-market oil trading, illegal drugs and internet cafes

TEN WAYS THE ISLAMIC STATE IS MAKING MONEY ... 9. Growing and selling drugs and black market cigarettes and alcohol
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:04
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