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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
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[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
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[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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[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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[Oman] Awareness Campaign on Adverse Effects of Drug & Tobacco to Kick-off Tomorrow

Al-Hyatt Association in conjunction with the Indian Social Club in Muscat will organize an awareness activity at the Cultural Club in the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) tomorrow (Tuesday) within the framework of its continuous campaigns to combat drug, sm
Oman News Agency(ONA)
added Nov 6, 2012 15:39
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[Oman] Awareness Campaign on Adverse Effects of Drug & Tobacco to Kick-off Tomorrow

Al-Hyatt Association in conjunction with the Indian Social Club in Muscat will organize an awareness activity at the Cultural Club in the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) tomorrow (Tuesday) within the framework of its continuous campaigns to combat drug, sm
Oman News Agency(ONA)
added Nov 5, 2012 12:00
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Tobacco products to cost more in Oman after tax hike

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has given its go-ahead to increase taxes on all tobacco products, according to a senior official from the Ministry of Health.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Sep 11, 2012 13:22
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[Oman] E-cigarette users flout law to import device

Most GCC countries have banned the import and sale of e-cigarettes since 2008 as there are still doubts over its effectiveness and safety. However, some smokers in Oman smuggle the devices into the country.
Muscat Daily (om)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:11
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[Oman] 12pc men smoke daily

Cigarette smoking, which is responsible for innumerable health risks, is on the rise in Oman due to easy availability of a large number of cigarette brands in the country
Oman Observer (om)
added Aug 30, 2012 09:58
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[Oman] The onus is on society to create zero tolerance for smoking

the response from our readers on the issue has been overwhelming in favour of the fact that the authorities should do more to create zero tolerance for smoking in Oman.
Times of Oman (om)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:43
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