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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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[Mid-east, Uae] GCC considers raising tax on cigarettes

finance ministers from all six states in the Gulf Cooperation Council convene tomorrow in Riyadh. Among the many topics to be discussed is the possibility of increasing a region-wide tobacco tax in response to calls by the healthcare professionals in the
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:45
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[Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] AL-MAEENA: The evils of big tobacco companies

Governments must slap heavy taxes on cigarettes to pay for the ever-increasing cost of healthcare for smoke-related diseases. The taxes should also fund countrywide anti-smoking educational campaigns
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Sep 20, 2012 13:33
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[Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] GCC to enforce legislation on cigarette labeling

Saudi Arabia and all other member states of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are on course to become the latest to require the use of graphic warning labels on every cigarette packet brought into their territories.
MENAFN.com
added Sep 1, 2012 14:14
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[Mid-east, Uae] GCC to go ahead with cigarette warnings

Official denies claims that the plan to be put off or cancelled under lobby pressure
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 27, 2012 14:06
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[Mid-east] Tobacco dependence curricula in Middle Eastern and North African medical education

Findings from two European medical schools indicated that teaching of smoking cessation methods is not a top priority in most medical curricula, and overall knowledge of long-term effectiveness of smoking cessation methods among students was poor.8 In th
Tobacco Control
added Aug 26, 2012 06:01
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