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[Mid-east, Uae] New GCC tobacco tax could fuel growth of Illicit trade beyond control of police, customs - White Paper

Dubai Police anti-forgery head warns of knock on effects at border controls, recommends phased-in increase over five years to avoid tax shock ... contact: Tony Lewis / Lindsay Johnston Total Communications
Zawya.com (ae)
added May 22, 2013 07:51
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[Asia, Lebanon, Mid-east] VIDEO: Stupid woman smoking on plane

a crazy woman started smoking on a middle east airline plane. after refusing to stop smoking by the flight attendant, the captain was alerted, forced her to stop smoking then arrested by police at landing.
LiveLeak.com
added Apr 19, 2013 14:39
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[Mid-east, Uae, Uae: Sharjah] Sharjah's new smoking rule needs to be replicated across the Emirates- paper

Sharjah has made it illegal, effective immediately, for shops in exclusively residential areas, and those near schools, to sell or stock tobacco products. "This is a significant and dramatic move that needs to be replicated across the Emirates," the Abu
Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:38
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Almost a year on Abu Dhabi smoking ban is still confusing

The implementation of the draft federal anti-tobacco law No 15 - issued in early 2009 by President Sheikh Khalifa - has been sporadic and uneven. Last July, an indoor ban on smoking in mall cafes and restaurants across Abu Dhabi resulted in confusion. So
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:26
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[Mid-east] Iran to export cigarettes to neighbouring countries ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Mar 18, 2013 09:44
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[Mid-east, Pakistan] Phillip Morris cigarette brand: Change of code allocation allowed

The Federal Board of Revenue has allowed M/s Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited to print the code "For Sale in GCC Countries" instead of "Not for sale in Pakistan" on their cigarette brand "Morven Gold" exported to overseas markets in Gulf Corporation Coun
Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 9, 2013 21:48
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[Mid-east] The waterpipe: An emerging global risk for cancer

Despite these worrisome signs, policies and interventions to address this emerging public health problem have been lagging behind. In this short review I discuss briefly the evidence generated mostly in the past decade about the global spread of waterpip
Science Direct
added Dec 10, 2012 11:46
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[Mid-east, Oman] Sultanate ranked 19th in global report on cigarette package health warnings

Oman, which adopted pictorial warnings on all tobacco products from August 9 this year, has been ranked 19th along with other countries in GCC in the ‘Cigarette Package Health Warnings: International Status Report 2012’.
Muscat Daily (om)
added Nov 27, 2012 06:50
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[Mid-east] Stennis supports the Smokeout

Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) participated in the Great American Smokeout Nov. 15 in support of Tobacco Prevention and Cessation month.
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 18, 2012 19:53
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[Lebanon, Mid-east, Syria] Tobacco control in the Middle East : The Lancet Oncology ($$)

A visit from WHO in the winter of 2010 confirmed that the Syrian ban was indeed being implemented, but the events of the past 18 months or so make it unlikely that this is still the case. Neighbouring Lebanon is in a better position to ...
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:16
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