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[Asia, Mid-east] Health experts in Oman hail ban on tobacco ads

Also, Dr. Partha C, a physician at Badr Al Samaa Hospital, welcomed the move and said the use of tobacco should be reduced to limit the burden of smoking on society. “It is well known that tobacco is causing a lot of health issues, not only for the smok
Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 11, 2016 17:35
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco advertising banned in Oman

All radio stations, TV channels, newspapers and online publishing houses in the Sultanate are now prohibited from advertising any form of tobacco products. The circular, issued on April 5, 2016, was released as per the press and publications law issued
Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
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[Asia, Oman] SHEESHA CAFÉS COULD FACE STRICTER RULES AS MUNICIPAL COUNCIL REVISITS ISSUE

The Municipal Council is revisiting regulations on sheesha cafés and push for stricter rules, with one of the proposals being to relocate all such cafés out of Muscat city limits. A member of the committee which draws policy framework for tobacco contro
Muscat Daily (om)
added Mar 29, 2016 19:42
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[Asia, Mid-east] Films showing smoking scenes should get adult rating, says WHO, Oman health experts

Health experts in Oman have welcomed the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls on governments to introduce age-classified ratings for films with tobacco images to stop children from getting addicted to cigarettes and hookah.
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:26
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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Cigarettes and shisha fuelling lung cancer rise

Lung cancer, a disease with which 97 per cent of the diagnosed are smokers, is expected to become the most common cancer in Oman in the next five years, said Dr. Basim Al Bahrani, director of oncology and head of medical oncology at the Royal Hospital.
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 1, 2016 01:05
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[Oman] E-cigarettes, e-shisha banned in Sultanate

Electronic cigarettes and electronic shisha (hookah) are now banned in Oman in keeping with a decision taken by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACA). The electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, a battery operated cigarette-like device, whic
Times of Oman (om)
added Dec 13, 2015 20:32
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[Asia] Oman bans e-cigarettes

Oman’s Public Authority for Consumer Protection has banned e-cigarettes and e-shisha on Sunday. A PACP official says the move comes after medical studies found that the items contain cancer-causing elements. Anyone found selling the cigarettes will be sl
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 13, 2015 17:28
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[Asia] OMAN MAY IMPOSE PERMANENT BAN ON E-CIGARETTES IN COMING WEEKS

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) is considering a ban on e-cigarettes in view of several international recommendations based on case reports and medical studies illustrating their addictive nature, Dr Lawati said. “They have not been approve
Muscat Daily (om)
added Sep 4, 2015 09:37
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Oman health: The Sultanate prohibits tobacco trade in all forms

Muscat: Sale of chewing tobacco in all its forms and brands is strictly prohibited in Oman, the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) has reiterated. Speaking to the Times of Oman, a senior PACP official said that the law was enacted as chewin
Times of Oman (om)
added May 4, 2015 19:32
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[Oman] ‘Smokeless tobacco’ has heavy metals: Sultan Qaboos University

'Afzal', an illegally sold smokeless tobacco product (STP) commonly used by Omani youths, including teenagers, contains heavy metals that may cause health problems, a study conducted by researchers from the Department of Biology at Sultan Qaboos Universi
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:08
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