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[Asia, Mid-east] Distributing chewing tobacco will now attract OMR1,000 fine in Oman

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
Times of Oman (om)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:45
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] The radical post-modernism of Islamic State

In IS-controlled cities in Iraq, from which some managed to escape, women were confined to their homes and to top-to-toe covering; among other disciplinary practices, men caught smoking have a bar of red-hot metal pushed into their mouths.
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2016 14:33
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[Asia, Mid-east] Distributing chewing tobacco will now attract 1000 rial fine in Oman

A one thousand rial fine will be imposed on those distributing (smokeless) chewing tobacco as per the Public Authority for Consumer Protection’s (PACP’s) amended decision 256/2015. The PACP issued a decision forbidding the distribution of chewing tobacco
Times of Oman (om)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:23
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] The heart of Singapore’s Muslim quarter loses its beat as shisha ban comes into force

"I’m quitting shisha after the ban," he told The National on Friday, explaining that a throat infection related to smoking had forced him to stop smoking shisha for three months. However, Ram said, he had decided to allow himself a few last shisha sessio
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 1, 2016 01:16
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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, Jordan, Mid-east, Syria] Can he kick the habit? Taim Hassan wants to quit smoking with a cigarette in his mouth!

In an unconventional way to try and kick the habit, the Syrian actor challenged himself by putting a cig in his mouth and seeing how long he could go for without lighting it up. The "Nos Youm" actor shared his woes with his Instagram followers by postin
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jul 29, 2016 00:23
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] National anti-smoking plan

A team from the Ministry of Public Health and concerned authorities are working on a national anti-smoking programme to unify efforts of institutions on the issue. The programme is expected to be implemented in November and will see collaboration between
The Peninsula (qa)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:06
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Metals leaching from discarded cigarettes found along the Persian Gulf

The team found traces of cadmium, iron, arsenic, nickel, copper, zinc and manganese. Iron was the predominant metal across all samples, with up to an average of 166µg/g found across all sites. Dobaradaran also took samples 10 days later to find out wheth
Royal Society of Chemistry (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 20:57
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE’s smoking ban must go much further to protect passive smokers, health experts say

Despite a clampdown on public shisha smoking, with rules banning pregnant women from cafes and compulsory anti-smoking advertisements in Dubai, cigarettes are smoked freely in most hotel bars. The Federal Law on Tobacco Control from 2009 was introduced
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:34
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Association of metals (Cd, Fe, As, Ni, Cu, Zn and Mn) with cigarette butts in northern part of the Persian Gulf

filters...may behave like other plastics in transporting metals in the marine environments....the results of this study indicated that considerable metals including Cd, Fe, As, Ni, Cu, Zn and Mn may enter the marine environment each year from cigarette l
Tobacco Control
added Jul 7, 2016 13:43
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