Headlines Tagged with Mid-east — 434 headlines found
[Africa, Mid-east] Twenty percent of Egyptians over 15 are smokers, reveals CAPMAS ahead of no-smoking day
Of Egypt's total population of 93 million, an estimated 12.6 million are smokers, according to the data. The over-15 age group represents approximately 62 percent of the total population. The World No Tobacco Day was launched by the World Health Organiz
May 30, 2017 Al-Ahram (eg)
added May 30, 2017 22:44
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — As the world observes World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, Kurdish health officials plan to restrict cigarette availability to minors and raise existing tobacco taxes to confront an increase in the number of smokers in the Kurdist
May 30, 2017 Rudaw (The Happening) (iq)
added May 30, 2017 22:20
But irrespective of the programs to create awareness on the harmful effects of smoking, statistics show that 14-15% of Iranians from the 80 million population are regular cigarette smokers (more than 3% are women, and 20% men). “Though most of the cigar
May 28, 2017 Financial Tribune
added May 29, 2017 01:09
they expect to raise between 8 billion and 10 billion riyals ($2.1 billion to $2.7 billion) annually from the tax, which will comprise a 50 percent levy on soft drinks and 100 percent on tobacco and energy drinks.
May 28, 2017 Reuters
added May 29, 2017 00:24
Authorities will need to be on guard against a possible surge in the smuggling of illegal, unbranded, low-grade cigarettes after new tobacco taxes are imposed, said a former Interpol director. A 100 per cent excise duty will take effect in the UAE and to
May 25, 2017 The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 27, 2017 23:29
The UAE Ministry of Finance has announced a selective tax of 100 percent on tobacco and energy drinks and 50 percent on carbonated beverages on Tuesday....The UAE expects revenue through only tobacco products alone to be Dh2 billion annually.
May 23, 2017 GEO.tv (pk)
added May 24, 2017 02:38
Marlboro, Royal Five, Royal, Mikado, KINGDOM, Sir, Walden, MIAMI, SX, Bon, Faros, Affair, Senator, Lamborghini, MURAD, D&G, Emerald and MAC failed to secure import or production permits in Iran, IRNA reported.
May 22, 2017 Financial Tribune
added May 22, 2017 12:30
Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic is encouraging tobacco smokers to use the opportunity to quit the habit and focus on living a healthier lifestyle. Every year during Ramadan, HMC’s Smoking Cessation Clinic receives hundreds of n
May 21, 2017 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 21, 2017 19:59
[Asia, Mid-east] Evaluating the pictorial warnings on tobacco products in Arabian Gulf countries against other international pictorial warnings
PWs originating from the GCC had significantly lower ratings than those implemented in Australia and the UK. The GCC countries may need to re-evaluate the currently implemented PWs and update them periodically.
May 12, 2017 Tobacco Control
added May 13, 2017 01:44
Ashdod's drug and tax investigators, together with Israel Police, on Sunday night discovered a raft carrying 150,000 imported cigars. Two suspects, both with outstanding criminal records, were arrested and taken for investigation by the Tax Authority.
May 8, 2017 Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added May 9, 2017 20:12