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[Qatar] Ban on e-cigarette sales

"E-cigarette was banned in Qatar according to a ministry order in 2014. We also have a GCC agreement on this matter,” the official said. “We have instructed all supermarkets, pharmacies and other outlets not to sell it. We have also communicated with the
Gulf Times (qa)
added Feb 25, 2016 21:07
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[Asia, Qatar] No end to public smoking despite health concerns

Smoking in public continues to be major concern in the city, and the practice seems to be particularly common along the open corridors of buildings on Bank Street. While this may not technically constitute a violation of the law, it does pose a serious h
Gulf Times (qa)
added Apr 6, 2015 14:40
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[Asia, Qatar] e-cigarettes carry several health risks: expert

“Studies into the health risks posed by using electronic cigarettes, which are illegal in Qatar, are now beginning to be published,” said Dr Ziyad Mahfoud, associate professor, Healthcare Policy and Research at WCM-Q at the latest instalment of WCM-Q’s ‘
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:43
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[Asia] Qatar marks progress in fight against smoking

with close to 57% of male smokers having tried to quit the habit during the last 12 months, a survey has revealed. "The percentage of men who tried to quit smoking was 56.9%, with higher proportion being among those aged 18-44 years (58.3%) than those ag
Gulf Times (qa)
added Apr 18, 2013 11:43
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[Qatar] More teenagers taking to chewing tobacco: Experts

Use of smokeless (chewing) tobacco is increasing in Qatar - especially among school-going teenagers, health and education experts were quoted saying by Al Sharq on Tuesday.
The Peninsula (qa)
added Sep 7, 2012 12:14
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[Asia, Qatar] More than QR375,000 in fines for smoking violations

The Supreme Council of Health (SCH)’s Tobacco Inspection units last year raked in a total of QR376,500 in fines from tobacco law violators, the SCH Annual Report 2012 reveals.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jun 4, 2013 17:10
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[Qatar] Al Gharafa Health Centre helps 200 give up smoking

More than 200 patients have successfully taken part in Al Gharafa Health Centre's smoking cessation programme over the past six months. The objective of the programme was to inform citizens about the consequences of smoking and benefits of quitting.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jun 2, 2013 11:01
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[Qatar] Smoking Shisha '10 times more harmful than cigarettes'

“Unfortunately many people think that shisha is less dangerous. But it can be 10 times harmful than cigarettes,” Dr Al Mulla told a press conference held at HMC. He said that while cigarettes have a filter, the smoke from shisha passes directly into the
Arabian Business
added Sep 8, 2014 11:40
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[Asia] Pictorial Health Warnings on Cigarette Packages in Qatar: Preimplementation Awareness and Perceptions of Ever-Smokers Versus Never-Smokers

pictorial health warnings (PHWs) on cigarette packages were significantly associated with increased awareness ... These findings suggest the needs for increased awareness about the value of PHWs and call for further research to determine the effectiveness
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2013 11:48
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[Mid-east, Qatar, Saudi Arabia] Expert warns against smoking shisha

The warning came in a paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Water-pipe Tobacco Smoking Research by Dr. Tawfeeq Khoja, who is also the general director of the Riyadh based executive office of health ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council (G
Arab News (sa)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:24
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