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Facing uncertain future, tobacco growers look at alternate crops in Oman

Some say no other crop offers so much money, others point to the hundreds of people who earn their livelihood on these farms. But with an official ban looming on the horizon, everyone agrees that it is time for Oman's tobacco farmers to look at other opt
Muscat Daily (om)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:29

[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

[Oman] Headway in appeal of eviction over smoking at home

A German smoker made headway yesterday in his court appeal of an eviction from his apartment over the heavy fug his habit was causing in the building. The Dusseldorf judges said the eviction notice to Friedhelm Adolfs, 75, was invalid due to a legal techn
Oman Observer (om)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:38

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 (ae)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:50

[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

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

[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

[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

[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

[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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