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[Asia, Mid-east] Evaluating the pictorial warnings on tobacco products in Arabian Gulf countries against other international pictorial warnings

PWs originating from the GCC had significantly lower ratings than those implemented in Australia and the UK. The GCC countries may need to re-evaluate the currently implemented PWs and update them periodically.
Tobacco Control
added May 13, 2017 01:44
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[Asia, Israel, Mid-east] Foiled: Huge smuggled shipment of cigars

Ashdod's drug and tax investigators, together with Israel Police, on Sunday night discovered a raft carrying 150,000 imported cigars. Two suspects, both with outstanding criminal records, were arrested and taken for investigation by the Tax Authority.
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran Cigarette Output Up 63%

A total of 2.6 billion cigarettes were produced in Iran in the first month of the current fiscal year (started March 21), registering a 63% increase compared with the corresponding period of last year, the head of the Center for Tobacco Planning and Supe
Financial Tribune
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] 40 new devices to clear cigarette butts in Dubai

As part of a campaign to clean the cigarette butts off Dubai streets, Dubai Municipality gathered 30kg of cigarette waste from Sheikh Zayed Road in one day. The waste management department also announced 40 new devices to gather cigarette butts and smal
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Iraq, Mid-east] After ISIS, Smoking Openly to Feel Free

Just over a week after the terror group was flushed out of his hometown, Mr. Saleh was making a visual statement. He wanted people to know that he’s a smoker, a crime that until recently would have earned him 20 lashes.
New York Times
added Apr 22, 2017 22:44
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[Asia, Mid-east] Don’t be fooled by e-cigarettes, warn UAE doctors

Viral videos show e-cigarettes exploding in users' pockets and hands, often causing severe disfigurement, but doctors warn that vaping may also cause cancer and heart disease due to deadly chemicals that users inhale. Dr Georgey Koshy, Chief Medical Off
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 22, 2017 22:27
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[Mid-east] Don’t be fooled by e-cigarettes, warn UAE doctors

Doctors in the UAE are urging e-cigarette users to be aware of the health risks from the practice of vaping and say e-cigarettes are just as harmful as smoking tobacco. Millions of cigarette smokers around the world, including in the UAE, want to kick th
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Cigarette Production Up 50% Last Year

About 45 billion cigarettes were produced in Iran over the last fiscal year (March 2016-17), registering a 50% rise compared with the year before, the head of the Center for Tobacco Planning and Supervision said.
Financial Tribune
added Apr 19, 2017 01:27
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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia says tax on tobacco, drinks to raise up to $2.7 billion: Al Arabiya TV

Saudi Arabia's government estimates a new tax on tobacco and sugary drinks will raise between 8 billion and 10 billion riyals ($2.1 billion to $2.7 billion) annually, Al Arabiya television quoted the General Authority of Zakat and Tax as saying on Monday
Reuters
added Apr 17, 2017 17:41
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[Iran, Mid-east] VIDEO: This is why you should quit smoking! Shocking moment footpath EXPLODES in man's face after he throws cigarette butt down an underground sewer

A man has miraculously escaped death after throwing a cigarette butt down a sewer (pictured) only for it to cause an enormous explosion that sent him flying backwards in Tehran, Iran
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:37
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