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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, Syria] 'I wanted a smoke' Moaning ISIS defector quits terror group over strict smoking ban

AN ISIS defector who travelled through London to Syria has moaned about the struggles he faced with the terror group’s smoking ban....“There’s no smoking. I found it hard for everyone there.”
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2016 18:42
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shortage of tobacco push Saudis to buy from the UAE

Smokers travel to Dubai to buy large quantities of tobacco at affordable prices in the aftermath of the decision to increase the prices of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia. The customs authorities put a cap on the quantity of tobacco which Saudi tourists ca
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:00
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[Mid-east, Turkey] Bulgarian tobacco firm Bulgartabac to halt exports to Middle East

Bulgarian tobacco company Bulgartabac said it would halt sales to the Middle East as of April 1, following media allegations its products made up a large part of the cigarettes illegally smuggled into neighbouring Turkey. Bulgartabac denied any wrongdoi
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2016 13:18
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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, Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Mid-east, Russia] KT&G successful in new overseas markets

has met success in new overseas markets beyond its traditional markets in the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia. According to a KT&G official, Wednesday, the company sold a total of 46.5 billion cigarettes overseas in 2015. Of them, 18.4 billion cigar
Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 16, 2016 14:51
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi cigarette importers hit back against 'black market' claims

Importers of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia claim the price of a packet of cigarettes in the kingdom has increased by only SR2 ($0.53) since the import tax was raised this year. The importers said the price hike was in keeping with the amount by which the l
Arabian Business
added Mar 15, 2016 22:00
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom chairs GCC talks on tobacco control mechanism

Saudi Arabia presided over the GCC annual regional meeting on the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Bahrain recently. The two-day meeting discussed the mechanism of dealing with tobacco control within the non-communicable di
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:03
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] WHO calls for tax hike on tobacco products in GCC

All the GCC countries should impose more taxes on tobacco products and make them expensive in order to curb the menace of smoking, an official of World Health Organisation (WHO) has proposed. “Imposing more taxes, is one of the best options to reduce the
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 8, 2016 16:22
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[Asia, Mid-east] Qatar to limit smoking near public areas

Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has proposed limiting smoking near public areas like malls, hotels, and tourist destinations, reported Gulf Times. “This is a recommendation from us [that] we hope to implement at leading facilities in the country
Arabian Business
added Feb 25, 2016 04:00
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