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[Asia] Pictorial Health Warnings on Cigarette Packages in Qatar: Preimplementation Awareness and Perceptions of Ever-Smokers Versus Never-Smokers

pictorial health warnings (PHWs) on cigarette packages were significantly associated with increased awareness ... These findings suggest the needs for increased awareness about the value of PHWs and call for further research to determine the effectiveness
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2013 11:48

[Asia] Qatar marks progress in fight against smoking

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
Gulf Times (qa)
added Apr 18, 2013 11:43

A draft anti-tobacco law discussed by Qatari Cabinet

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
Gulf in the Media
added Mar 10, 2013 14:41

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

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

[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

[Qatar] Pharmacies get govt circular on e-cigarette ban

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
Gulf Times (qa)
added Oct 21, 2012 15:17

[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

[Qatar] More teenagers taking to chewing tobacco: Experts

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.
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
National electronic Library for Medicines (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 24, 2012 13:39
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