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[Mid-east, Qatar] 200 visited HMC's Smoking Cessation Clinic during Ramadan

“ Usually, the number of people who are motivated to quit smoking increases in Ramadan because fasting requires abstinence from smoking in addition to refraining from food and drink during the day. So the figure we have recorded for this year is almost s
The Peninsula (qa)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:45
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Smokers encouraged to quit during Ramadan

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic encourages tobacco smokers to use the fasting period during Ramadan as an opportunity to take the first steps towards quitting the habit and living a healthier lifestyle.
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Jul 8, 2015 10:30
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[Qatar] 81pc pregnant women exposed to smoking

Eighty-one percent of Qatari pregnant women are exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS), a recent study has found. Entitled "Exposure to secondhand smoke among Qatari pregnant women", the study was conducted last year by a team from Weill Cornell Medical Colle
The Peninsula (qa)
added May 31, 2013 03:32
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Qatar shopping malls to fine smokers

With the new anti-tobacco law due to approved by the Cabinet shortly, shopping mall managements will be given the power to control smoking in their malls and the right to impose fines, Doha based daily The Peninsula reports.
Arabian Business
added Mar 6, 2013 11:56
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[Asia, Mid-east] Qatar to limit smoking near public areas

Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has proposed limiting smoking near public areas like malls, hotels, and tourist destinations, reported Gulf Times. “This is a recommendation from us [that] we hope to implement at leading facilities in the country
Arabian Business
added Feb 25, 2016 04:00
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] WHO calls for tax hike on tobacco products in GCC

All the GCC countries should impose more taxes on tobacco products and make them expensive in order to curb the menace of smoking, an official of World Health Organisation (WHO) has proposed. “Imposing more taxes, is one of the best options to reduce the
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 8, 2016 16:22
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[Asia-pacific, Mid-east, Philippines] POEA warns OFWs on Qatar’s law vs tobacco, cigarette-related items

To overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for Qatar: Don’t even think about bringing cigarettes with you. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) warned OFWs that Qatar has now banned all tobacco derivatives, equipment and other materia
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:58
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[Mid-east, Qatar] Anger at smoking near entrances of shopping centres

many residents have raised concern over the increasing number of smokers puffing away at the entrances of shopping malls and other public locations. The Peninsula noticed that shopping malls allowed their visitors to smoke cigarettes and pipes freely at
The Peninsula (qa)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:34
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[Asia, Qatar] Call to make all indoor areas 100% smoke free

Setting up designated smoking places inside buildings, is a breach of Article 8 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), two prominent anti-smoking activists in the region have stated. "There is no safe level of exposure to second?hand
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 19, 2016 18:41
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Sheesha smoking “fashionable” for Qatari girls - study

Arabian Business
added Feb 7, 2012 00:00
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