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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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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking in workplace among fair reasons for dismissal

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labour and Social Development has listed 16 reasons for fair dismissal in both the public and private sectors. The list includes ...smoking, tampering with the attendance timings, neglect, and incitement to disobeying instructi
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:48
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[Kuwait, Mid-east] 11 people caught smoking at airport

The Environment Police during a surprise inspection campaign at the Kuwait International Airport are said to have arrested 11 people for smoking in forbidden area, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the smokers were caught red-handed while smoking i
Arab Times (kw)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:30
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[Mid-east, Uae] EDITORIAL: Separating smoke from ire on shisha

All this is proof that we need a definitive study on shisha’s effects and preferably for that research to be led by this region.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 2, 2016 17:50
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