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[Asia, Mid-east] Qatar to limit smoking near public areas

Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has proposed limiting smoking near public areas like malls, hotels, and tourist destinations, reported Gulf Times. “This is a recommendation from us [that] we hope to implement at leading facilities in the country
Arabian Business
added Feb 25, 2016 04:00
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[Mid-east] Tobacco group Imperial Brands increases revenue despite sales volume fall

posted a rise in first-quarter revenue despite volume declines, particularly in Iraq and Syria, helped by price increases in several markets. The maker of Davidoff and Gauloises cigarettes, which recently changed its corporate name from Imperial Tobacco,
Reuters
added Feb 11, 2016 19:25
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[Mid-east, UK] Imperial blames Middle East conflicts for tobacco sales decline

Imperial Brands, the UK's second-largest tobacco company by revenues, has blamed conflicts in Iraq and Syria for declining tobacco sales at the end of 2015.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 14:51
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[Mid-east] Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Europe and the Middle East

was recognized as a Top employer in Europe for the fourth consecutive year, and for the first time in the Middle East, in recognition of the company’s excellent work environment and exceptional development opportunities for employees. Top Employer certifi
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:37
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[Asia, Mid-east] Films showing smoking scenes should get adult rating, says WHO, Oman health experts

Health experts in Oman have welcomed the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls on governments to introduce age-classified ratings for films with tobacco images to stop children from getting addicted to cigarettes and hookah.
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:26
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] Baghdad Hosts a ‘Marathon’ and Celebrates a Victory

racers was Thamir Khazal, a soldier two weeks off the front lines...He stood at the starting line and smoked a cigarette, and said that running “keeps my health in good standing.” A cigarette, he said, is a better pre-race pick-me-up than an energy drink
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2016 20:49
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[Mid-east, Switzerland, Uae] How safe are e-cigarettes?

GCC governments need to set clear standards for e-cigarettes and help avoid misleading claims about their reduced risk reduction potentials, experts have said. The call has come from experts from a leading company, Philip Morris International (PMI), whic
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 1, 2016 17:38
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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Cigarettes and shisha fuelling lung cancer rise

Lung cancer, a disease with which 97 per cent of the diagnosed are smokers, is expected to become the most common cancer in Oman in the next five years, said Dr. Basim Al Bahrani, director of oncology and head of medical oncology at the Royal Hospital.
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 1, 2016 01:05
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[Asia, Mid-east] Smokers in Saudi Arabia puff away SR50m every day

Over SR50 million goes up in smoke daily because of addiction to cigarettes in Saudi Arabia, let alone the thousands of deaths that occur every year due to smoking, the head of the anti-tobacco and anti-drugs organization has said. “Only last year, as ma
Arab News (sa)
added Jan 25, 2016 17:46
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[Asia, Kuwait, Mid-east] E-Cigs grow in popularity but without regulation

more and more people in Kuwait are turning to e-cigarettes (also called vapors) to satisfy their desire for nicotine. Some think that it will help them quit smoking regular cigarettes. Others view it as a bulwark against a possible cigarette price increas
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Jan 22, 2016 22:24
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