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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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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Hike cigarette tax to cut down on smoking, says official

prices should be doubled in Oman so they remain out of reach for most people, a senior official at the Ministry of Health said. “A pack of cigarettes, which now costs OMR1, should be made OMR2, or more, so that people will think twice before buying them.
Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:09
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[Oman] Tobacco dealer nabbed by police patrol party

Times of Oman (om)
added May 12, 2012 08:39
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Move to ban electronic cigarettes in Oman

Oman Observer (om)
added Mar 20, 2012 00:00
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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Ministry bans ads of tobacco from shops

Tobacco products can no longer be “advertised” in supermarkets and shops under new rules, a senior official of the Ministry of Health has said. Speaking to the Times of Oman, Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur for the National Tobacco C
Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:53
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[Asia, Mid-east] Call for ban on sheesha from city centre in Oman

A large number of sheesha (tobacco smoking) restaurants have been fined after they were found violating the rules and regulations laid down by the municipalities. A sheesha restaurant will now have to be located at least 200 metres away from residential
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:27
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[Asia, Mid-east] Plan to curb cigarette sales near schools and colleges in Oman

The meeting of the National Committee for Tobacco Control (NCTC) on Sunday also discussed a curb on importing and trading of electronic cigarettes and shisha. Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur for the National Tobacco Control Committe
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:30
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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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[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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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
Zawya.com (ae)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:50
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