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[Mid-east] Gulf countries to add new logos to cigarettes in effort to curtail smoking

Tobacco retailers in the Gulf region will now be forced to begin importing cigarettes with graphic warnings about the dangers of smoking, after its approval by the 6 Gulf countries in a bid to start pushing customers to quit smoking.
Bikya Masr (eg)
added Aug 7, 2012 13:39

[China, Mid-east, Uae] Shisha pipe demand goes up in smoke in Chinese factory

Yet on this day, there is little of the buzz one would expect of a Chinese assembly plant. The turmoil in much of the Middle East, the key market, has seen orders halve, and the company's owner, Luo Weiguo, hopes for stability in the Arab world and a rec
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 2, 2012 17:22

[Mid-east, Uae] GCC countries warned of heavy price for smoking

"The magnitude of tobacco consumption is a huge issue," said Prof Tawfik Khoja, the director general of the Executive Board of the GCC Health Ministers' Council. He was speaking at the opening day of the 14th Gulf Symposium on Tobacco Control.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 12, 2012 00:28

[Mid-east, Uae] All cigarette packs to display stark health warnings

All cigarette packs sold in the GCC will display stark warnings about the damaging health effects of smoking in less than two months.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 11, 2012 14:59

[Mid-east, Uae] Ministry of Health Opens 14th Gulf Tobacco Control Symposium

Dr. Mahmoud Fikri, Assistant Undersecretary for Health Policies at the Ministry of Health opened today the 14th Gulf Tobacco Control Symposium
Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added Jun 8, 2012 17:46

[Mid-east] UAE likely to revise tax on tobacco products

A GCC level proposal, if implemented will cause local tax on tobacco sales and production to replace the customs duty currently enforced, reported Khaleej Times.
added Jun 2, 2012 22:05

[Mid-east, Philippines, Uae] Arab Countries to Double Tax on Tobacco Products

As per reports, it has been revealed that the Gulf Countries being led by the United Arab Emirates have been planning to double the tax rate in cigarettes.
added May 28, 2012 12:01

[Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] GCC states mull 50% tax on soft drinks, cigarettes

Arabian Business
added May 13, 2012 21:28

[Mid-east, Uae] Health ministry plans tough measures to curb smoking

Moves include doubling tax and putting graphic images on packets
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 29, 2012 21:12

[Mid-east, Qatar] Duty hike to hit smokers in Gulf states

The Peninsula (qa)
added Apr 23, 2012 00:00
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