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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

[Qatar] Ban on tobacco product urged

The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has urged the authorities to take immediate action against the use of a tobacco derivative with the brand name Chaini Khaini which is being increasingly used by school students, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported yeste
Gulf Times (qa)
added Oct 6, 2012 05:22

[Asia, Qatar] Shisha can be more harmful than cigarette: expert

Harmful effects of smoking shisha were discussed at the latest instalment of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Grand Rounds. Prof Thomas Eissenberg, director, Centre for the Study of Tobacco Products at Virginia Commonwealth University, said resear
Gulf Times (qa)
added May 17, 2016 17:02

[Qatar] QR319,000 collected in fines from smokers

Qatar's public health authorities have swung into action and handed out fines to some 829 people so far this year for lighting up in public places. And the fines the health inspectors collected from the violators totalled an impressive
The Peninsula (qa)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:36

Smoking cessation counseling in Qatar: community pharmacists' attitudes, role perceptions and practices

Qatar community pharmacists have positive attitudes toward smoking cessation counselling. These attitudes need to be translated into action. Interventions should be implemented to overcome perceived barriers and to improve smoking cessation activities amo
National electronic Library for Medicines (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 24, 2012 13:39

[Asia, India, Mid-east] Five expats on trial for attempting to bribe Qatari official

the first defendant, a 28-year-old driver, offered a QR200,000 bribe to a customs officer...other defendants included a 50-year-old grocer, a 26-year-old sales representative..All are from India.
Doha News (qa)
added Oct 31, 2016 17:45

Spot someone smoking in a Qatar mall? Call this new hotline

Addressing complaints about the illegal but frequent practice of people smoking inside Qatar’s shopping malls, authorities have launched a new tobacco hotline for the public to report offenders. Starting today, a squad of inspectors will also patrol the
Doha News (qa)
added Apr 30, 2016 19:26

[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] HMC and WHO Workshop to Mull Tobacco Addiction

A regional workshop opening here Sunday will probe health issues arising due to tobacco addiction. Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) stop smoking clinic is organising the workshop jointly with World Health Organization's (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Regi
Qatar News Agency (QNA) (qa)
added Oct 12, 2015 17:25

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

[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Smokers encouraged to focus on health benefits of quitting during Ramadan

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic is encouraging tobacco smokers to use the opportunity to quit the habit and focus on living a healthier lifestyle. Every year during Ramadan, HMC’s Smoking Cessation Clinic receives hundreds of n
Al (jo)
added May 21, 2017 19:59
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