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[Asia, Qatar] 3,600 seek HMC help to quit smoking

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center is seeing more and more patients who want to stop smoking, with more than 3,600 patient visits to the Smoking Cessation Clinic recorded over the past year. About 40% of those who seek treatment are
Gulf Times (qa)
added Feb 27, 2018 03:48
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[Asia, Qatar] Survey findings to strengthen HMC’s fight against smoking

“We are in the process of finalising the findings of our latest survey on smoking prevalence in Qatar. We expect to release the outcomes of the survey very soon. We have co-ordinated with some renowned organisations and the survey will help us in forming
Gulf Times (qa)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[Philippines] Tobacco products banned in Qatar

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) reminded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for Qatar to refrain from bringing tobacco products there. This after the host country has banned all tobacco derivatives, equipment, and other mate
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:14
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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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[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 Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 21, 2017 19:59
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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] e-cigarettes carry several health risks: expert

“Studies into the health risks posed by using electronic cigarettes, which are illegal in Qatar, are now beginning to be published,” said Dr Ziyad Mahfoud, associate professor, Healthcare Policy and Research at WCM-Q at the latest instalment of WCM-Q’s ‘
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:43
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[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
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[Asia, Qatar] Fine for drivers who smoke in vehicle carrying people under 18

A person who smokes while driving a vehicle which has an occupant under the age of 18 is punishable with a maximum fine of QR3,000, according to Article 18 of Law No. 10 of 2016 on the control of tobacco and its derivatives, issued by HH the Emir Sheikh
Gulf Times (qa)
added Oct 13, 2016 20:21
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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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