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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] The heart of Singapore’s Muslim quarter loses its beat as shisha ban comes into force

"I’m quitting shisha after the ban," he told The National on Friday, explaining that a throat infection related to smoking had forced him to stop smoking shisha for three months. However, Ram said, he had decided to allow himself a few last shisha sessio
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 1, 2016 01:16
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east, Syria] Can he kick the habit? Taim Hassan wants to quit smoking with a cigarette in his mouth!

In an unconventional way to try and kick the habit, the Syrian actor challenged himself by putting a cig in his mouth and seeing how long he could go for without lighting it up. The "Nos Youm" actor shared his woes with his Instagram followers by postin
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jul 29, 2016 00:23
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] National anti-smoking plan

A team from the Ministry of Public Health and concerned authorities are working on a national anti-smoking programme to unify efforts of institutions on the issue. The programme is expected to be implemented in November and will see collaboration between
The Peninsula (qa)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:06
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE’s smoking ban must go much further to protect passive smokers, health experts say

Despite a clampdown on public shisha smoking, with rules banning pregnant women from cafes and compulsory anti-smoking advertisements in Dubai, cigarettes are smoked freely in most hotel bars. The Federal Law on Tobacco Control from 2009 was introduced
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:34
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Metals leaching from discarded cigarettes found along the Persian Gulf

The team found traces of cadmium, iron, arsenic, nickel, copper, zinc and manganese. Iron was the predominant metal across all samples, with up to an average of 166µg/g found across all sites. Dobaradaran also took samples 10 days later to find out wheth
Royal Society of Chemistry (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 20:57
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Association of metals (Cd, Fe, As, Ni, Cu, Zn and Mn) with cigarette butts in northern part of the Persian Gulf

filters...may behave like other plastics in transporting metals in the marine environments....the results of this study indicated that considerable metals including Cd, Fe, As, Ni, Cu, Zn and Mn may enter the marine environment each year from cigarette l
Tobacco Control
added Jul 7, 2016 13:43
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[Asia, Mid-east, UK] Complete public smoking ban might be end game for the UAE

Unlike the Western world, smoking levels are actually on the increase in the Middle East – but with progressive governmental policies in the UAE, that might be about to change
Gulf Business (ua)
added Jun 28, 2016 12:54
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Mecca bans sheesha, smoking, music in public places

The authorities in the province of Mecca have announced a clampdown on indecent behaviour at public places. Saudi King’s Advisor and Mecca Province Ruler Prince Khalid Al-Faisal issued a directive banning sheesha, tombac, smoking, musical instruments and
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:43
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] A third of Emiratis in their 30s smoke, screenings show

The combination of high incomes and cheap tobacco products is fuelling smoking in the UAE.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 15, 2016 17:08
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking ban in eight Saudi public areas takes effect

The new regulations prohibit smoking in eight public areas. These include the vicinities of religious, educational, health, sport and cultural institutions, social and charity institutions,” said a source.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 15, 2016 17:06
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