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Anti-smoking law to get more teeth in Qatar

A new law will soon be introduced in Qatar to ensure strict implementation of the ban on smoking in public places, said Dr Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani, director of the Public Health Department in the Supreme Council of Health (SCH).
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 6, 2013 07:34
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[Asia, Qatar] Fine for drivers who smoke in vehicle carrying people under 18

A person who smokes while driving a vehicle which has an occupant under the age of 18 is punishable with a maximum fine of QR3,000, according to Article 18 of Law No. 10 of 2016 on the control of tobacco and its derivatives, issued by HH the Emir Sheikh
Gulf Times (qa)
added Oct 13, 2016 20:21
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Clamp down on smoking inside public buildings

But, very few people know that setting up designated smoking places inside buildings, is a breach of Article 8 of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:07
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[UK] British Airways BANS in-flight sale of e-cigarettes after crew member detained in Qatar

one cabin crew member said a colleague found "the hard way" ... "BA has become aware that e-cigarettes can cause issues when taken into some countries due to local legislation," the airline wrote in an internally distributed newsletter seen by Mirror Onli
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 17:41
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Secondhand smoke emission levels in waterpipe cafes in Doha, Qatar

Elevated levels of particulate pollution were found in waterpipe cafes in Doha, Qatar, potentially endangering the health of employees and patrons. To protect the public from the dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke, and to change social norms around tobac
Tobacco Control
added Jan 8, 2015 01:39
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Secondhand smoke emission levels in waterpipe cafes in Doha, Qatar

To protect the public from the dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke, and to change social norms around tobacco use, smoke-free policies that apply to all forms of combusted tobacco products, including the waterpipe, are needed.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2014 10:21
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Call for legislation on banning shisha smoking in public

Governments in the region should initiate legislation banning shisha smoking in public, which will help prevent and reduce the use of shisha, a top GCC health official said yesterday. Speaking at the second International Conference on Waterpipe Smoking
Gulf Times (qa)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:50
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Qatar Petroleum's Medical Services Department marks 'World No Tobacco Day'

Qatar Petroleum's Medical Services Department conducted a Health and Wellness Road Show last Thursday to highlight the range of serious health risks associated with smoking.
AME Info FZ LLC
added Jun 4, 2012 17:42
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[Asia, Qatar] Smoking ban must be extended to outdoor areas

In an interview with the Gulf Times recently, Jawad al-Lawati, senior consultant, Ministry of Health, Oman, proposed the idea, quoting Article 8 of WHO Framework Convention On Tobacco Control (FCTC), which states that second-hand smoking is a seriously d
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 14, 2016 00:52
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] National anti-smoking plan

A team from the Ministry of Public Health and concerned authorities are working on a national anti-smoking programme to unify efforts of institutions on the issue. The programme is expected to be implemented in November and will see collaboration between
The Peninsula (qa)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:06
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