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[Oman] Fake cigarettes cause OMR3.5m loss to country

Smuggling of counterfeit cigarettes leads to a revenue loss of nearly OMR3.5 million to the country and they constitute 21 per cent of illegal products being brought into the Omani market by smugglers. Further, the majority of consumers who buy smuggled
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:18

[Oman] Muscat Governorate plans to stub out smoking in public places with ban

A ban on smoking in public places such as beaches, parks, bus stations, etc., may become a reality with the Municipal Council members pushing for its enforcement. Speaking to the Times of Oman, the Municipal Council said elected members belonging to Musc
Times of Oman (om)
added May 20, 2014 08:17

Facing uncertain future, tobacco growers look at alternate crops in Oman

Some say no other crop offers so much money, others point to the hundreds of people who earn their livelihood on these farms. But with an official ban looming on the horizon, everyone agrees that it is time for Oman's tobacco farmers to look at other opt
Muscat Daily (om)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:29

[Mid-east, Oman] GCC symposium on Tobacco and Trade begins

The symposium aims at familiarising the participants with the commitments of the GCC to implement tobacco control policies
Muscat Daily (om)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:18

[Oman] Headway in appeal of eviction over smoking at home

A German smoker made headway yesterday in his court appeal of an eviction from his apartment over the heavy fug his habit was causing in the building. The Dusseldorf judges said the eviction notice to Friedhelm Adolfs, 75, was invalid due to a legal techn
Oman Observer (om)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:38

omanoil promotes healthy living with internal anti-smoking campaign

As part of its 'I Promise' health awareness program, Oman Oil Marketing Company ( omanoil ) has launched an internal anti-smoking campaign designed to encourage kicking the habit for a healthier life. This latest initiative stems from omanoil 's commitmen (ae)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:50

[France, Oman] Why do young women take up smoking?

Last week I was in Paris and I was so surprised by the number of young women smoking in the outdoor pavement cafes. The Parisian women smoke with glamour, confidence and style, combining smoking with their morning coffee. It
Times of Oman (om)
added Aug 29, 2013 12:43

Oman to decide soon on tobacco farming ban

Oman uses around 600 hectares of land to produce 500-600 tonnes of tobacco every year, but this may soon change with a comprehensive legislation on tobacco control that may be placed before the Cabinet for approval in about six months.
Muscat Daily (om)
added Jul 7, 2013 11:36

[Asia, Oman] National Tobacco Control Committee Meets

The meeting discussed a number of topics listed on its agenda, in addition to discussing the memorandum of the Sultanate's membership to the Protocol on illicit trade of tobacco products, which is summarized in viewing the magnitude of the problem o
Oman News Agency(ONA)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:57

[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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