Headlines Tagged with Mid-east — 473 headlines found
Tobacco and Narcotics Combat Charity Society (Kafa) in the Red Sea city of Jeddah told the students that smoking was bad for their health and for their appearances. Under the “Do Not Spoil Your Beauty” campaign, the girls are given presentations on the ne
Jan 9, 2017 Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:40
[Asia, Mid-east] Price hike alert: GCC gears up for higher taxes on tobacco, soft drinks, luxury cars
The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is gearing up to double the taxation on certain items like cigarettes in the coming months. The GCC will gradually implement a selective tax on 93 commodities starting the second quarter of this year and expa
Jan 8, 2017 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:04
Grey Beirut has won the global advertising account for water pipe tobacco firm Nakhla Tobacco Company. Part of Grey Group MENA, Grey Beirut will orchestrate Nakhla’s brand, trade and consumer marketing initiatives globally.
Jan 8, 2017 Middle East Campaign (ae)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:17
In the midst of a raging civil war, the World Health Organization has recently pushed the Syrian government to reduce smoking rates in its country. This is a clear indication that the United Nations is out of touch with what’s important.
Jan 4, 2017 InsideSources
added Jan 6, 2017 01:16
Tobacco products can no longer be “advertised” in supermarkets and shops under new rules, a senior official of the Ministry of Health has said. Speaking to the Times of Oman, Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur for the National Tobacco C
Jan 2, 2017 Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:53
Jan 2, 2017 TREND News Agency (az)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:13
prices should be doubled in Oman so they remain out of reach for most people, a senior official at the Ministry of Health said. “A pack of cigarettes, which now costs OMR1, should be made OMR2, or more, so that people will think twice before buying them.
Jan 1, 2017 Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:09
Saudi Arabia’s decision to impose 100 percent value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products will bring down the number of smokers in the country, said Dr. Mohammed Yamani, chairman of the board of directors of Naqa, an NGO that helps smokers kick the
Dec 29, 2016 Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jan 1, 2017 13:35
Saudi Arabia unveiled yesterday the state budget plan for the fiscal year 2017. Under the new measure, a 100% tax would also be levied on tobacco and byproducts, as well as energy beverages.
Dec 26, 2016 GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Dec 27, 2016 01:43
[Mid-east] VIDEOS: 'A national security risk': Australian Border Force warns illegal tobacco trade may be fuelling terrorism
"We are seeing crime gangs here in Australia, oftentimes Middle Eastern organised crime gangs, and the connections back into the Middle East ... [are] a significant concern for us in the current environment," he said. "The funding of extremist activitie
Dec 5, 2016 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 5, 2016 23:40