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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman to hike tax on tobacco

Tax on tobacco in Oman will soon be doubled, senior officials at the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday. Set to be levied at 200 per cent, this increase is a part of the Sultanate’s recently launched National Multisectoral Plan for Prevention and Con
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:41
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[Mid-east] In blow to finances, Oman postpones VAT introduction: local media

To boost state revenues, which have been strained by years of low oil prices, Oman will impose a new tax on sugary drinks and tobacco products by mid-2018
Reuters
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Asia, Mid-east] Alcohol, tobacco and drugs seized by Oman Customs

Oman Customs managed to stop multiple smuggling attempts in the Sultanate, seizing large quantities of alcohol, tobacco and hashish (cannabis extract). In statements released online, the customs department said, "A storage site filled with contraband cig
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:02
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[Mid-east] Oman imposes 100% service charge on tobacco products at airport arrival

Oman has amended its customs provisions to levy 100 per cent service charge on tobacco and alcohol products on sale at duty-free outlets at arrivals. ROP decision 38/2017, issued last month by Lt Gen Hassan bin Mohsen al Shuraiqi, IG of Police and Customs
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:22
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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] ARCHIVE: Tobacco Control in Oman: It’s Time to Get Serious!

In order to curb tobacco use and maintain current low prevalence levels, the paper concludes that Oman needs to accelerate action in adopting the highest attainable policies recommended by the World Health Organization’s MPOWER package
Oman Medical Journal (om)
added Jun 19, 2017 19:18
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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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[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, 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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