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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, Kuwait, Mid-east] KUNA : GCC finance ministers approve 100 pct selective tax on tobacco - Min.

Finance ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have given thumbs up for imposing a 100 percent selective tax on tobacco and related products equal to customs duties of these products, Kuwait's Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh has stated.
Kuwait News Agency(KUNA)(kw)
added Nov 8, 2015 21:14
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[Mid-east, USA, New York] Cigarette Smuggling Funding Terrorism

He said investigators have two choices: preserving a source of leads in cigarette smuggling, which might lead to the detection or dismantling of terrorist cells, or immediate intervention, a "quick blow," which usually involves the seizure of a single sh
Baltimore (MD) Jewish Times
added Jun 7, 2013 10:10
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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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[Asia, Mid-east] Turkey's tobacco exports exceed $1 bln, Iran and US main importers

With an increase of 10 percent compared to the previous year, Turkey's tobacco exports amounted to $1.01 billion in 2016, including $652 million worth of tobacco-based products exported and $358 million worth of tobacco leaves exported. Middle Eastern c
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:37
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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 caf├ęs, 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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