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[Asia] Draft law boosts Qatar efforts to curb smoking

the draft legislation bans smoking in closed public spaces and stipulates fines of up to QR3,000 – as against the existing penalty of a maximum QR500 - for smoking or using tobacco products and their derivatives in such areas. Besides, allowing others to
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jun 10, 2016 21:52
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Alain Ducasse Is Going Alcohol-Free in Qatar

Ramsay to shut down his restaurant, the Maze, saying he would much rather see a ban on smoking than one on alcohol. Smoking in fine restaurants, and nearly anywhere else, is the norm in the Middle East, but no such luck for Idam, which is on the top leve
New York Times
added Jul 9, 2013 16:26
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Assessing the effectiveness of a pharmacist-delivered smoking cessation program in the State of Qatar: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

If proven to be effective, this smoking cessation program will be considered as a model that Qatar and the region can apply to decrease the smoking burden.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:40
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[Qatar] Cessation Clinic helps hundreds to quit smoking

At least 1,000 people try to quit smoking in Qatar every year by attending Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic, according to a senior official. The clinic receives both men and women and the youngest person so far tried to quit smo
The Peninsula (qa)
added Sep 23, 2014 13:42
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Secondhand smokers in Qatar get the wrong end of the stick

It is not always comfortable getting into an argument on smoking with colleagues. While over half of the respondents who smoke said they would put out the cigarette if someone protested, 15% said they would ignore or ask the complainant to move. Accordi
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Jun 1, 2014 22:40
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[Asia, Qatar] Absence of dedicated rooms forces smokers outdoors

The absence of dedicated smokers' rooms in most of the enclosed public areas, where Qatar has prohibited smoking by law, is forcing smokers outside, thereby endangering non-smokers as well by exposing them to passive smoke. It is a common sight to see s
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2013 00:53
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[Asia, Qatar] Heavy crackdown needed on smoking in public places

Though Qatar has a law banning smoking in public places, it is unfortunate that the implementation part is lacking, Dr Ahmed Mohamed al-Mulla, director of Anti-Smoking Clinic, Hamad Medical Corporation, had pointed out to Gulf Times earlier this year. We
Gulf Times (qa)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:20
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[Mid-east, Qatar] HMC Hosts the Second International Conference on Water-pipe Tobacco Smoking (Shisha) Research

will start tomorrow with over one hundred consultants and specialists from within Qatar and around the world attending. During the two-day workshop, being hosted by Hamad Medical Corporation ( HMC ), Dr. Hajar Ahmed Albinali, former Minister of Health an
Zawya.com (ae)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:53
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[Qatar] Hamad Medical Corporation to mark world Tobacco Day 2013

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will mark world No Tobacco Day later this month with a series of workshops and education activities for the public. Organized by the Smoking Cessation Clinic at HMC, the event is being held in partnership with the World H
AME Info FZ LLC
added May 22, 2013 19:53
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[Asia, Qatar] Passive smoking risk alarming for pregnant women

A study has found an alarming exposure to second-hand smoke from cigarettes and shisha among pregnant Qatari women both inside and outside their homes. The global prevalence of second-hand smoke among pregnant women shows Qatar in the third place at 80%
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jun 2, 2013 22:36
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