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[Asia] Smoking survey shows alarming trends in Qatar

Equally alarming is the revelation from the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) that the number of smokers in the 13-15 age group in Qatar has gone up from 6.5% to 9.8%, marking an increase of 3.3% between 2007 and 2013.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:11
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[Qatar] New anti-tobacco law will ban smoking inside cars

The new anti-tobacco law expected to be issued soon will ban smoking inside cars and grant judicial powers to some anti-smoking volunteers, an official of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has hinted.
The Peninsula (qa)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:46
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Qatar’s tobacco challenge: 17 cigarettes a day and about 65,000 smokers in total

A new survey has revealed that there are about 51,000 cigarette smokers and 14,000 shisha smokers in Qatar. Some smoke up to 17 cigarettes a day. The 2013 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) was carried out by the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) in colla
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Dec 3, 2013 14:03
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Nicotine gum temporarily pulled off pharmacy shelves in Qatar

Several pharmacies across Doha have pulled a brand of nicotine gum off their shelves in what appears to be a nationwide recall of a specific batch. The brand, UK-based Nicotinell, has been unavailable for the past three days, according to a pharmacist at
Doha News (qa)
added Oct 24, 2015 12:10
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[Asia, Bahrain] Qatar Signs Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

Qatar signed last night the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products. The signing ceremony took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, where the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the UN Shaikh Mishaal bin Hamad Al Thani s
Kingdom Of Bahrain- Information Affairs Authority (bh)
added Jun 19, 2013 17:14
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Awareness and Current Use of Electronic Cigarettes in Indonesia, Malaysia, Qatar, and Greece: Findings from 2011-2013 Global Adult Tobacco Surveys

awareness and use was evident in all four countries. Ongoing surveillance and monitoring of awareness and use of e-cigarettes in these and other countries could help inform tobacco control policies and public health interventions. Future surveillance shou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 25, 2015 11:36
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Report: Qatar revisiting the idea of a new, stricter anti-smoking law

Qatar may finally adopt a stricter anti-smoking law after years of discussion about cracking down on tobacco usage in the country. The Qatar Tribune reports a senior Hamad Medical Corp. official as saying the new law is expected to meet Advisory (Shura)
Doha News (qa)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:32
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More than 200000 of Qatar's adult population smoke

The ‘Kulluna for a Healthy Heart’ campaign has urged people to quit smoking which is a major cause of preventable deaths and diseases. According to a 2013 World Health Organisation study, some 10 percent or more than 200,000 of Qatar’s adult populatio
The Peninsula (qa)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:19
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[Qatar] Pharmacies get govt circular on e-cigarette ban

The Supreme Council of Health has issued a circular to pharmacies in the country, informing them of the ban on the e-cigarette. E-cigarettes have been considered more harmful than the normal ones, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) instru
Gulf Times (qa)
added Oct 21, 2012 15:17
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A draft anti-tobacco law discussed by Qatari Cabinet

A draft anti-tobacco law being discussed by the State Cabinet is likely to increase the number of public health inspectors, who may include non-Qataris, according to senior public health officials. The existing law allows only Qataris in the government
Gulf in the Media
added Mar 10, 2013 14:41
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