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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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[Russia] Oman favours tobacco tax

A range of lifesaving policies for public health have been adopted at the five-day meeting of the Sixth Conference of Parties which concluded recently in Moscow, Russia. More than 1,500 delegates from various countries, including Oman, took part in the c
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:02
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[Oman] 'Smokeless tobacco' has heavy metals: SQU

'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 Universit
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:21
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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
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