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[Saudi Arabia] Cigarette firms ‘enticing youth’

A Saudi anti-smoking charity society has accused cigarette companies of trying to increase the number of tobacco addicts in the Kingdom through tempting promotion techniques. “A particular tobacco company sells cigarettes on the Saudi market with a messa
Arab News (sa)
added Sep 3, 2012 09:47
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Saudi Arabia bans selling cigarettes to people under 18

Saudi Arabia’s interior minister has placed a ban on selling cigarettes to people who are less than 18 years old and ordered authorities throughout the kingdom to take necessary procedures against any violations.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jul 29, 2012 17:58
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Selling tobacco in Makkah despite ban

These illegal residents in Makkah eke out a living selling cigarettes near the Jamarat Complex in Mina. Sale of tobacco is strictly banned in most parts of the holy city. -- Okaz photo
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added May 12, 2013 17:13
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Call in Saudi Arabia to hike cigarette prices in anti-smoking drive

Manama: A Saudi anti-smoking society, Naqa, has called for hiking the prices of cigarettes to help reduce the numbers of smokers in the kingdom. “Saudi Arabia is witnessing alarming rise in the number of smokers, particularly among male and female studen
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:24
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[Saudi Arabia] Smoking ban aimed to reduce teen smoking

The Ministry of Interior has ordered provincial governors to enforce a public smoking ban in government buildings and other public places with the aim of cutting smoking among young people and encourage Saudis and expatriates to look after their health b
Arab News (sa)
added Jul 31, 2012 01:20
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are many potential areas for improvement. Our findings call for the development and implementation of programs to prevent smoking initiation and encourage quitting. To achieve its health goals, KSA may consider increasing taxation on tobacco product
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 11:37
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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Ban the import of tobacco!

I am writing with regard to "Smoking statistics in KSA" (Mar. 4). As a Muslim, I am disgusted that smoking, which is "haram" keeps on rising in Arab Muslim countries. It is most disgusting that women are smoking. Women who smoke affect their unborn child
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Mar 5, 2014 17:07
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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Smoking ban

This is in response to the story “19 clinics shut down in Riyadh.” The government should also strictly ban people from smoking around the medical facilities and near pharmacies as it is a serious health hazard. This is what happens during prayer times.
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 16, 2013 12:43
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[Saudi Arabia] Underage tobacco ban going up in smoke?

Youngsters are still buying cigarettes and related products at local shops, even though the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs prohibited the sale of tobacco products to anyone below 18 in June last year.
Arab News (sa)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:06
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[Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] AL-MAEENA: The evils of big tobacco companies

Governments must slap heavy taxes on cigarettes to pay for the ever-increasing cost of healthcare for smoke-related diseases. The taxes should also fund countrywide anti-smoking educational campaigns
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Sep 20, 2012 13:33
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