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[Asia, Qatar] Shisha can be more harmful than cigarette: expert

Harmful effects of smoking shisha were discussed at the latest instalment of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Grand Rounds. Prof Thomas Eissenberg, director, Centre for the Study of Tobacco Products at Virginia Commonwealth University, said resear
Gulf Times (qa)
added May 17, 2016 17:02
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Spot someone smoking in a Qatar mall? Call this new hotline

Addressing complaints about the illegal but frequent practice of people smoking inside Qatar’s shopping malls, authorities have launched a new tobacco hotline for the public to report offenders. Starting today, a squad of inspectors will also patrol the
Doha News (qa)
added Apr 30, 2016 19:26
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Clamp down on smoking inside public buildings

But, very few people know that setting up designated smoking places inside buildings, is a breach of Article 8 of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:07
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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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[Asia, Qatar] Smoking ban must be extended to outdoor areas

In an interview with the Gulf Times recently, Jawad al-Lawati, senior consultant, Ministry of Health, Oman, proposed the idea, quoting Article 8 of WHO Framework Convention On Tobacco Control (FCTC), which states that second-hand smoking is a seriously d
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 14, 2016 00:52
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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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[Qatar] Ban on e-cigarette sales

"E-cigarette was banned in Qatar according to a ministry order in 2014. We also have a GCC agreement on this matter,” the official said. “We have instructed all supermarkets, pharmacies and other outlets not to sell it. We have also communicated with the
Gulf Times (qa)
added Feb 25, 2016 21:07
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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, Qatar] Heavy crackdown needed on smoking in public places

Though Qatar has a law banning smoking in public places, it is unfortunate that the implementation part is lacking, Dr Ahmed Mohamed al-Mulla, director of Anti-Smoking Clinic, Hamad Medical Corporation, had pointed out to Gulf Times earlier this year. We
Gulf Times (qa)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:20
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Nicotine gum temporarily pulled off pharmacy shelves in Qatar

Several pharmacies across Doha have pulled a brand of nicotine gum off their shelves in what appears to be a nationwide recall of a specific batch. The brand, UK-based Nicotinell, has been unavailable for the past three days, according to a pharmacist at
Doha News (qa)
added Oct 24, 2015 12:10
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