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[Mid-east] Can vapes stop Lebanon smoking?

The survey of more than 17,000 people from 13 countries was released Monday by Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, a group funded by an American multinational cigarette company currently marketing its brand of e-cigarettes.
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[Asia, Mid-east] Doctors call for 'minimum pricing' plan for tobacco after introduction of UAE's sin tax

Doctors have urged the government to look at bringing in 'minimum pricing' for tobacco to lift the prices of the cheapest cigarettes on the shelves. The move would put an end to low quality brands being sold for as little as Dh3. Tobacco producers clai
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:23
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[Mid-east, Palestine] Tobacco tax leaves Gazan dreams up in smoke

"I wish I could give up smoking - —not for my health, but because the government imposes such high taxes on tobacco," Ahmed tells The New Arab. He smokes two packs of cigarettes a day. "These taxes are the reason why I'm drenched in debt."
The New Arab (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 22:24
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE's 'Sin tax' driving smokers towards cheaper brands, though many say they have at least cut down

Tax hike is changing consumer habits in the UAE, as authorities vow to crack down on black market cigarettes
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:23
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[Mid-east, Qatar] Anti-smoking campaign launched in schools

As part of efforts to discourage young people from taking up the habit of tobacco use in Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. Recently, students at Khalifa Independent Seco
The Peninsula (qa)
added Mar 11, 2018 14:50
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[Mid-east] HMC Launches Anti-Smoking Campaign in Qatars Schools

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. On Wednesday, 28 February, students at Khalifa Independent Secondary School for Boys participated in an awareness seminar that covered the phy
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Mar 11, 2018 14:49
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[Africa, Asia, Mid-east] Report: Big tobacco is targeting the world's most vulnerable to increase profits

The sixth edition of The Tobacco Atlas and its companion website TobaccoAtlas.org finds the tobacco industry is increasingly targeting vulnerable populations in emerging markets, such as Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, where people are not protected b
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:59
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[Asia, Mid-east] Illegal 'white' cigarettes make up a third of UAE's sales: report

The Tobacco Atlas report of 2018 has warned of the growth of markets supporting illicit ‘white’ cigarettes claiming a third of manufacturers are operating from free trade zones. Cheap whites, or illicit whites, are products made legally in a factory wit
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:27
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[Asia, Mid-east] Almost 3,000 smoking-related deaths a year in UAE, report shows

cost the country $569 million in lost productivity and health care costs, according to the latest report on global smoking. The vast majority of the victims – 2,718 – were men, but 265 women also died as a result of smoking. The stark statistics have be
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:06
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[Africa, Asia, Mid-east, South Africa] Report: Big tobacco is targeting the world's most vulnerable to increase profits

The sixth edition of The Tobacco Atlas and its companion website TobaccoAtlas.org* finds the tobacco industry is increasingly targeting vulnerable populations in emerging markets, such as Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, where people are not prot
EurekAlert
added Mar 8, 2018 14:58
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