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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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[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] 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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[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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More than 200000 of Qatar's adult population smoke

The ‘Kulluna for a Healthy Heart’ campaign has urged people to quit smoking which is a major cause of preventable deaths and diseases. According to a 2013 World Health Organisation study, some 10 percent or more than 200,000 of Qatar’s adult populatio
The Peninsula (qa)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:19
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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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[Qatar] New anti-tobacco law will ban smoking inside cars

The new anti-tobacco law expected to be issued soon will ban smoking inside cars and grant judicial powers to some anti-smoking volunteers, an official of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has hinted.
The Peninsula (qa)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:46
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Report: Qatar revisiting the idea of a new, stricter anti-smoking law

Qatar may finally adopt a stricter anti-smoking law after years of discussion about cracking down on tobacco usage in the country. The Qatar Tribune reports a senior Hamad Medical Corp. official as saying the new law is expected to meet Advisory (Shura)
Doha News (qa)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:32
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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
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