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[Asia, Bahrain] Qatar Signs Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

Qatar signed last night the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products. The signing ceremony took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, where the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the UN Shaikh Mishaal bin Hamad Al Thani s
Kingdom Of Bahrain- Information Affairs Authority (bh)
added Jun 19, 2013 17:14
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[Asia, Qatar] More than QR375,000 in fines for smoking violations

The Supreme Council of Health (SCH)’s Tobacco Inspection units last year raked in a total of QR376,500 in fines from tobacco law violators, the SCH Annual Report 2012 reveals.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jun 4, 2013 17:10
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[Asia, Qatar] Passive smoking risk alarming for pregnant women

A study has found an alarming exposure to second-hand smoke from cigarettes and shisha among pregnant Qatari women both inside and outside their homes. The global prevalence of second-hand smoke among pregnant women shows Qatar in the third place at 80%
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jun 2, 2013 22:36
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[Qatar] Al Gharafa Health Centre helps 200 give up smoking

More than 200 patients have successfully taken part in Al Gharafa Health Centre's smoking cessation programme over the past six months. The objective of the programme was to inform citizens about the consequences of smoking and benefits of quitting.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jun 2, 2013 11:01
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[Qatar] 81pc pregnant women exposed to smoking

Eighty-one percent of Qatari pregnant women are exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS), a recent study has found. Entitled "Exposure to secondhand smoke among Qatari pregnant women", the study was conducted last year by a team from Weill Cornell Medical Colle
The Peninsula (qa)
added May 31, 2013 03:32
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[Qatar] Hamad Medical Corporation to mark world Tobacco Day 2013

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will mark world No Tobacco Day later this month with a series of workshops and education activities for the public. Organized by the Smoking Cessation Clinic at HMC, the event is being held in partnership with the World H
AME Info FZ LLC
added May 22, 2013 19:53
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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
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[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
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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
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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
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