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[Saudi Arabia] Does Jeddah's smoking ban infringe on individual rights?

Saudi citizens have reacted differently to the ministry’s decision to ban smoking in Jeddah. Some people see the ban as a way of protecting the health and rights of non-smokers while others think it impedes on smokers’ individual rights. Statistics show
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jan 3, 2013 10:48

[Saudi Arabia] Officials enforce ban on smoking in public places

The Jeddah Municipality has started applying a smoking ban in cafes, restaurants and public places, with inspectors enforcing the ban.
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:47

[Saudi Arabia] Saudi province bans smoking in restaurants and closed areas

Saudi Arabia’s eastern province has banned smoking in restaurants and closed areas. (ae)
added Jun 3, 2012 23:34

[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to Join WHO in Anti-Smoking Campaign

About 70,000 people die of smoking-related diseases in the Kingdom every year, the ministry said. Tobacco use kills more than 7 million people around the world each year through cancer, heart and lung disease, and other health problems.
Al (jo)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07

[Saudi Arabia] Tobacco off Saudi shelves amid price rise speculation

Cigarettes had disappeared from the shelves in some Saudi cities on Sunday amid speculation on social media that the government was about to raise prices on tobacco and other products that are harmful to health. Three Riyadh shops visited by Reuters sai
added Mar 13, 2016 11:04

[Saudi Arabia] Will the new cigarette price hike smoke out Saudi's nicotine addiction problem?

Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), said in a statement to local media that raising the prices of cigarettes is something desirable. He said the price hikes will mostly affect the working class and hoped
Al (jo)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:05

[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, USA] Smoking costs more than $300 billion

Will the new cigarette price hike smoke out Saudi’s nicotine addiction problem?... Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), said in a statement to local media that raising the prices of cigarettes is somethin
Albany Daily Star (California Turkish Times)
added Nov 16, 2015 02:00

[Saudi Arabia] E-cigarette ban sought: Decades of education against smoking at risk

Sultan Ayoub Meo, a professor at the KSU’s College of Medicine, told Arab News on Friday that e-cigarette smoking should be regulated in the same way as traditional cigarettes. “Retail outlets, including pharmacies, must not be allowed to sell it to chil
Arab News (sa)
added Jul 26, 2014 12:39

[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Bounties for smokers where smoking is banned

Two women in their late 20s surprised the visitors of a coffee shop here recently by offering smokers free cigarettes from a major tobacco company. The women visit different coffee shops and restaurants and offer smokers a new brand of cigarette to try an
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Apr 15, 2013 07:51

9m smokers in Saudi Arabia: Report

Riyadh spends $2.6m annually on treating smokers
Gulf News (ae)
added Oct 10, 2012 13:15
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