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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco tax skyrockets to 40 percent in Oman

Oman has increased its tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products for the first time in 17 years resulting in price rises, according to reports. Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur of the National Tobacco Control Committee at the Mini
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Sep 21, 2016 17:05
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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] Cigarette packs start alerting people against smoking

Cigarette packs currently in supply in Oman have begun to carry the message of potential dangers of smoking along with a compelling image aiming to dissuade the smokers to kick the habit.
Oman Observer (om)
added Nov 6, 2012 07:49
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[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
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[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
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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, 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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[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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[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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