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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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[Iraq, Mid-east] A thief is maimed for life by ISIS thugs who chop off his hand with cleaver... while six men are executed for selling cigarettes

'The ISIS-led Islamic Police of Hisba arrested six men in Mosul on charges of selling cigarettes... 'They were then referred to the Sharia Court which ordered their immediate execution on Wednesday on charges of violating the rules imposed by their allege
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 15:36
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[Asia, Mid-east] Hotelier Middle East UAE to introduce smoking ban by end of 2016

The UAE is expected to introduce a smoking ban, effective by the end of 2016. The news was revealed by an official from the Ministry of Health and Prevention on Tuesday May 31 to coincide with World No Tobacco Day.
HotelierMiddleEast.com (ua)
added Jun 2, 2016 09:38
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[Asia, Mid-east] ISIS executes cigarette sellers in Iraq's Mosul

Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) on Wednesday executed six men in the city of Mosul in Iraq’s northwestern Nineveh province for selling cigarettes, activists and eyewitnesses reported.
ARA News
added Jun 2, 2016 03:04
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE could ban smoking in all public places

The UAE is proposing a total ban on smoking in public spaces by the end of 2016, according to reports. The National Tobacco Control Committee of the UAE will make a proposal to amend the Federal Tobacco Control Law, making public spaces 100 percent smoke
Arabian Business
added Jun 1, 2016 20:34
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[Mid-east] Shisha is ‘much worse for smokers than cigarettes’, UAE health checks show

Shisha smokers have up to four times the amount of carbon monoxide in their lungs than cigarette smokers. That is the finding of health checks that marked No Tobacco Day on Tuesday. The Ministry of Health asked doctors from mobile clinics to host smokin
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46
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[Mid-east] UAE to scare smokers with gory pictures, higher cigarette taxes

Raising taxes and changing the set of gory pictures on cigarette packs are among the steps that will soon be taken by the UAE to curb tobacco use in the country. Ahead of World No Tobacco Day tomorrow, a senior official from the UAE Ministry of Health a
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 30, 2016 15:04
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