Headlines Tagged with Mid-east — 476 headlines found
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
Mar 10, 2013 Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 9, 2013 21:48
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
Nov 26, 2012 Science Direct
added Dec 10, 2012 11:46
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’.
Nov 27, 2012 Muscat Daily (om)
added Nov 27, 2012 06:50
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.
Nov 18, 2012 Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 18, 2012 19:53
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 ...
Oct 12, 2012 The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:16
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
Oct 4, 2012 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:45
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
Sep 20, 2012 Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Sep 20, 2012 13:33
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.
Sep 1, 2012 MENAFN.com
added Sep 1, 2012 14:14
Official denies claims that the plan to be put off or cancelled under lobby pressure
Aug 27, 2012 Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 27, 2012 14:06
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
Aug 25, 2012 Tobacco Control
added Aug 26, 2012 06:01