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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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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] HMC and WHO Workshop to Mull Tobacco Addiction

A regional workshop opening here Sunday will probe health issues arising due to tobacco addiction. Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) stop smoking clinic is organising the workshop jointly with World Health Organization's (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Regi
Qatar News Agency (QNA) (qa)
added Oct 12, 2015 17:25
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Smokers encouraged to quit during Ramadan

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic encourages tobacco smokers to use the fasting period during Ramadan as an opportunity to take the first steps towards quitting the habit and living a healthier lifestyle.
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Jul 8, 2015 10:30
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Awareness and Current Use of Electronic Cigarettes in Indonesia, Malaysia, Qatar, and Greece: Findings from 2011-2013 Global Adult Tobacco Surveys

awareness and use was evident in all four countries. Ongoing surveillance and monitoring of awareness and use of e-cigarettes in these and other countries could help inform tobacco control policies and public health interventions. Future surveillance shou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 25, 2015 11:36
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[Asia, Qatar] No end to public smoking despite health concerns

Smoking in public continues to be major concern in the city, and the practice seems to be particularly common along the open corridors of buildings on Bank Street. While this may not technically constitute a violation of the law, it does pose a serious h
Gulf Times (qa)
added Apr 6, 2015 14:40
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Assessing the effectiveness of a pharmacist-delivered smoking cessation program in the State of Qatar: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

If proven to be effective, this smoking cessation program will be considered as a model that Qatar and the region can apply to decrease the smoking burden.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:40
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[UK] British Airways BANS in-flight sale of e-cigarettes after crew member detained in Qatar

one cabin crew member said a colleague found "the hard way" ... "BA has become aware that e-cigarettes can cause issues when taken into some countries due to local legislation," the airline wrote in an internally distributed newsletter seen by Mirror Onli
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 17:41
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Secondhand smoke emission levels in waterpipe cafes in Doha, Qatar

Elevated levels of particulate pollution were found in waterpipe cafes in Doha, Qatar, potentially endangering the health of employees and patrons. To protect the public from the dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke, and to change social norms around tobac
Tobacco Control
added Jan 8, 2015 01:39
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[Asia] Smoking survey shows alarming trends in Qatar

Equally alarming is the revelation from the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) that the number of smokers in the 13-15 age group in Qatar has gone up from 6.5% to 9.8%, marking an increase of 3.3% between 2007 and 2013.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:11
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