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with close to 57% of male smokers having tried to quit the habit during the last 12 months, a survey has revealed. "The percentage of men who tried to quit smoking was 56.9%, with higher proportion being among those aged 18-44 years (58.3%) than those ag
Apr 18, 2013 Gulf Times (qa)
added Apr 18, 2013 11:43
A draft anti-tobacco law being discussed by the State Cabinet is likely to increase the number of public health inspectors, who may include non-Qataris, according to senior public health officials. The existing law allows only Qataris in the government
Mar 9, 2013 Gulf in the Media
added Mar 10, 2013 14:41
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.
Mar 6, 2013 Arabian Business
added Mar 6, 2013 11:56
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).
Mar 6, 2013 Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 6, 2013 07:34
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
Nov 21, 2012 The Peninsula (qa)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:36
The Supreme Council of Health has issued a circular to pharmacies in the country, informing them of the ban on the e-cigarette. E-cigarettes have been considered more harmful than the normal ones, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) instru
Oct 21, 2012 Gulf Times (qa)
added Oct 21, 2012 15:17
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
Oct 6, 2012 Gulf Times (qa)
added Oct 6, 2012 05:22
Use of smokeless (chewing) tobacco is increasing in Qatar - especially among school-going teenagers, health and education experts were quoted saying by Al Sharq on Tuesday.
Sep 7, 2012 The Peninsula (qa)
added Sep 7, 2012 12:14
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
Jul 24, 2012 National electronic Library for Medicines (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 24, 2012 13:39
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.
Jun 3, 2012 AME Info FZ LLC
added Jun 4, 2012 17:42