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[Asia, Mid-east] ISIS executes cigarette sellers in Iraq's Mosul

Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) on Wednesday executed six men in the city of Mosul in Iraq’s northwestern Nineveh province for selling cigarettes, activists and eyewitnesses reported.
ARA News
added Jun 2, 2016 03:04
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[Asia, Mid-east] Hotelier Middle East UAE to introduce smoking ban by end of 2016

The UAE is expected to introduce a smoking ban, effective by the end of 2016. The news was revealed by an official from the Ministry of Health and Prevention on Tuesday May 31 to coincide with World No Tobacco Day.
HotelierMiddleEast.com (ua)
added Jun 2, 2016 09:38
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE could ban smoking in all public places

The UAE is proposing a total ban on smoking in public spaces by the end of 2016, according to reports. The National Tobacco Control Committee of the UAE will make a proposal to amend the Federal Tobacco Control Law, making public spaces 100 percent smoke
Arabian Business
added Jun 1, 2016 20:34
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[Mid-east] Shisha is ‘much worse for smokers than cigarettes’, UAE health checks show

Shisha smokers have up to four times the amount of carbon monoxide in their lungs than cigarette smokers. That is the finding of health checks that marked No Tobacco Day on Tuesday. The Ministry of Health asked doctors from mobile clinics to host smokin
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46
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[Mid-east] UAE to scare smokers with gory pictures, higher cigarette taxes

Raising taxes and changing the set of gory pictures on cigarette packs are among the steps that will soon be taken by the UAE to curb tobacco use in the country. Ahead of World No Tobacco Day tomorrow, a senior official from the UAE Ministry of Health a
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 30, 2016 15:04
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[Asia, Mid-east] Jordanian physician honoured for tobacco control advocacy

Feras Hawari, the director of the cancer control office and chief of pulmonary and critical care at the King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC), has been recognised by a leading international public health organisation for his work to reduce tobacco use in Jord
Jordan Times (jo)
added May 20, 2016 18:36
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco advertising banned in Oman

All radio stations, TV channels, newspapers and online publishing houses in the Sultanate are now prohibited from advertising any form of tobacco products. The circular, issued on April 5, 2016, was released as per the press and publications law issued
Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
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[Asia, Mid-east] Health experts in Oman hail ban on tobacco ads

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
Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 11, 2016 17:35
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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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