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[Mid-east, Uae] GCC considers raising tax on cigarettes

finance ministers from all six states in the Gulf Cooperation Council convene tomorrow in Riyadh. Among the many topics to be discussed is the possibility of increasing a region-wide tobacco tax in response to calls by the healthcare professionals in the
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:45
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[Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] AL-MAEENA: The evils of big tobacco companies

Governments must slap heavy taxes on cigarettes to pay for the ever-increasing cost of healthcare for smoke-related diseases. The taxes should also fund countrywide anti-smoking educational campaigns
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Sep 20, 2012 13:33
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[Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] GCC to enforce legislation on cigarette labeling

Saudi Arabia and all other member states of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are on course to become the latest to require the use of graphic warning labels on every cigarette packet brought into their territories.
MENAFN.com
added Sep 1, 2012 14:14
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[Mid-east, Uae] GCC to go ahead with cigarette warnings

Official denies claims that the plan to be put off or cancelled under lobby pressure
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 27, 2012 14:06
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[Mid-east] Tobacco dependence curricula in Middle Eastern and North African medical education

Findings from two European medical schools indicated that teaching of smoking cessation methods is not a top priority in most medical curricula, and overall knowledge of long-term effectiveness of smoking cessation methods among students was poor.8 In th
Tobacco Control
added Aug 26, 2012 06:01
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[Mid-east] Grisly warnings on cigarette packs in UAE

Imported cigarettes and other tobacco products must carry a graphic health warning on packs from today.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 9, 2012 12:57
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[Mid-east] Gulf countries to add new logos to cigarettes in effort to curtail smoking

Tobacco retailers in the Gulf region will now be forced to begin importing cigarettes with graphic warnings about the dangers of smoking, after its approval by the 6 Gulf countries in a bid to start pushing customers to quit smoking.
Bikya Masr (eg)
added Aug 7, 2012 13:39
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[China, Mid-east, Uae] Shisha pipe demand goes up in smoke in Chinese factory

Yet on this day, there is little of the buzz one would expect of a Chinese assembly plant. The turmoil in much of the Middle East, the key market, has seen orders halve, and the company's owner, Luo Weiguo, hopes for stability in the Arab world and a rec
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 2, 2012 17:22
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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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[Mid-east, Uae] All cigarette packs to display stark health warnings

All cigarette packs sold in the GCC will display stark warnings about the damaging health effects of smoking in less than two months.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 11, 2012 14:59
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