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[Asia, China, Mid-east] First e-cigarettes, now an 'e-hookah'

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 12, 2014 12:01
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[Mid-east, Uae] GCC countries warned of heavy price for smoking

"The magnitude of tobacco consumption is a huge issue," said Prof Tawfik Khoja, the director general of the Executive Board of the GCC Health Ministers' Council. He was speaking at the opening day of the 14th Gulf Symposium on Tobacco Control.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 12, 2012 00:28
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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Hike cigarette tax to cut down on smoking, says official

prices should be doubled in Oman so they remain out of reach for most people, a senior official at the Ministry of Health said. “A pack of cigarettes, which now costs OMR1, should be made OMR2, or more, so that people will think twice before buying them.
Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:09
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking addiction clinics in high demand

There has been a high demand in the Kingdom from people seeking help to give up smoking in the wake of the rise in tobacco prices announced recently by the government. This is according to Anas Al-Hadi, a doctor at a clinic treating people for nicotine ad
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:09
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] 'Stub it out': Saddam Hussein's doctor ordered him to quit smoking

"I said: "I don’t think you’re going to stop smoking and therefore I’ve no intention of coming to see you again.'...later discovered that the Iraqi dictator had shot dead his minister of health after a similar disagreement.
The [London, UK] Express
added Aug 10, 2015 09:56
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[Asia, Mid-east, UK] How tobacco firms tried to undermine Muslim countries' smoking ban

Attempts to tackle sales threat by framing criticism of smoking as fundamentalist fanaticism are outlined in cache of documents from 1970s...“‘You couldn’t make it up’...we had tobacco industry lawyers actually developing theological arguments."
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 09:51
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi- Women benefit from anti-smoking clinics

Six hundred and sixty-one female smokers have visited anti-smoking clinics recently said Ali Al-Wadae'e general supervisor of the anti-smoking program. 'The number of patients registered with anti-smoking clinics has reached 7200 of which 994 visit 'fixe
MENAFN.com
added Dec 2, 2014 07:26
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[Mid-east] Elias Ghanem / Elias Ghanem is the director of the Middle East and North Africa division of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

in my position in the Middle East when I meet with the leadership and get them together, most of them, they smoke cigars, so I felt I needed to participate. And I got fully engaged in it. Of course, I don’t smoke at work. But in the evening when I’m trave
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2014 21:46
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[Mid-east] Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) Announces Agreement to Acquire a 49% Interest in Arab Investors-TA (FZC) for $625 Million

definitive agreement to acquire 49% of the shares of United Arab Emirates-based Arab Investors-TA (FZC) (“AITA”) for $625 million. Through its acquisition of 49% of the shares of AITA, PMI will secure an almost 25% economic interest in the Société des Tab
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:45
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco and entertainment industries target Ramadan audience: WHO

(WHO) is greatly concerned at the level at which tobacco use, in all its forms, has been aggressively promoted during the airing of drama series screened across the Eastern Mediterranean Region ... Viewers were regularly exposed to scenes in which celebri
Ahlul Bayt News Agency (ir)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:26
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