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[Asia, Mid-east] Health experts in Oman hail ban on tobacco ads

Also, Dr. Partha C, a physician at Badr Al Samaa Hospital, welcomed the move and said the use of tobacco should be reduced to limit the burden of smoking on society. “It is well known that tobacco is causing a lot of health issues, not only for the smok
Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 11, 2016 17:35
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco advertising banned in Oman

All radio stations, TV channels, newspapers and online publishing houses in the Sultanate are now prohibited from advertising any form of tobacco products. The circular, issued on April 5, 2016, was released as per the press and publications law issued
Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
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[Asia, Mid-east] Shisha madness: Jordan fumes as smoking rates drift ever upward

Jordan's government is pushing a campaign to marginalise smoking. But in a country where 60 percent of men light up, it's a tough habit to break
Middle East Eye (uk)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:40
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[Asia, Mid-east] PHOTOS: ISIS Publicly Flogs 3 ‘Cigarette Smugglers’ in Zuba City, Iraq

ISIS militants publicly whips three men charged with smuggling cigarettes, which are considered "haram," or forbidden, by ISIS. The men who caught the alleged smugglers are ISIS religious police, known as "Hisbah." Hisbah is short for “Rijaal al-hisbah”
Heavy
added Mar 27, 2016 21:10
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[Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Dubai bans pregnant women from shisha cafes

Regardless of whether or not a woman intends on smoking inside a shisha cafe, she will be refused entry under a new public service health campaign. "This is not up for negotiation. The rules are not limited to pregnant women, but also extends to children
IBTimes (uk)
added Mar 22, 2016 11:03
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Clamp down on smoking inside public buildings

But, very few people know that setting up designated smoking places inside buildings, is a breach of Article 8 of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:07
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[Asia, Mid-east, Syria] 'I wanted a smoke' Moaning ISIS defector quits terror group over strict smoking ban

AN ISIS defector who travelled through London to Syria has moaned about the struggles he faced with the terror group’s smoking ban....“There’s no smoking. I found it hard for everyone there.”
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2016 18:42
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shortage of tobacco push Saudis to buy from the UAE

Smokers travel to Dubai to buy large quantities of tobacco at affordable prices in the aftermath of the decision to increase the prices of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia. The customs authorities put a cap on the quantity of tobacco which Saudi tourists ca
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:00
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[Mid-east, Turkey] Bulgarian tobacco firm Bulgartabac to halt exports to Middle East

Bulgarian tobacco company Bulgartabac said it would halt sales to the Middle East as of April 1, following media allegations its products made up a large part of the cigarettes illegally smuggled into neighbouring Turkey. Bulgartabac denied any wrongdoi
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2016 13:18
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking addiction clinics in high demand

There has been a high demand in the Kingdom from people seeking help to give up smoking in the wake of the rise in tobacco prices announced recently by the government. This is according to Anas Al-Hadi, a doctor at a clinic treating people for nicotine ad
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:09
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