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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Can a sin tax stifle tobacco demand?

proposal to impose a sin tax on tobacco to gradually double prices...Opponents of the price hike argue young men and women who smoke will suddenly find it difficult to afford a pack of cigarettes and may thus engage in illegal practices such as theft
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Feb 20, 2016 16:00
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Protect Your Health and Your Deen: Stop Smoking

it is damaging to how well you adhere to your deen, your religion, your Islam. The overwhelming majority of Islamic scholars have concluded that cigarette smoking is haram (forbidden), and for a number of solid reasons. Shaikh Muhammad Hassan said, “In
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 19, 2014 02:15
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[Saudi Arabia] Young men rent flats to smoke shisha

The shisha ban in Jeddah cafes has contributed to the rise in prices of small flats which are now in demand by Saudis to smoke shisha. Shishas have been banned on health grounds, alongside other forms of smoking, with the Health Ministry campaigning for t
Arab News (sa)
added Aug 29, 2014 20:05
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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Passive smoking

The Saudi authorities are mulling a ban on smoking at public places. If the ban is enforced, it will be a commendable action on part of the government. We all know that smoking is injurious to health. Passive smoking poses similar threats. Passive smoki
Arab News (sa)
added Nov 9, 2013 15:10
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[Saudi Arabia] Saudis spent 14bn riyal on smoking, women smokers on the rise

Siasat Daily (in)
added Mar 22, 2012 00:00
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking addiction clinics in high demand

There has been a high demand in the Kingdom from people seeking help to give up smoking in the wake of the rise in tobacco prices announced recently by the government. This is according to Anas Al-Hadi, a doctor at a clinic treating people for nicotine ad
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:09
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[Saudi Arabia] Saudi- 652 of secondary schoolgirls smoke

The number of smokers among Saudi secondary schoolgirls reached 65 percent while the rate among intermediate schoolgirls stands at 45 percent a recently-published survey said. The survey conducted by the Faculty of Medicine at the Jeddah-based King Abdul
MENAFN.com
added Feb 8, 2015 13:19
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi- Women benefit from anti-smoking clinics

Six hundred and sixty-one female smokers have visited anti-smoking clinics recently said Ali Al-Wadae'e general supervisor of the anti-smoking program. 'The number of patients registered with anti-smoking clinics has reached 7200 of which 994 visit 'fixe
MENAFN.com
added Dec 2, 2014 07:26
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[Saudi Arabia] Smoking employees may be ‘fined’

The Control and Investigation Board has reaffirmed its commitment toward imposing penalties on employees who fail to uphold the ban on smoking in public and governmental institutions. These penalties include two warnings and then a deduction of a violato
Arab News (sa)
added May 21, 2013 07:17
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[Saudi Arabia] EDITORIAL: Smoke and mirrors

Increased business, not less, could come from smoke-free public places. The smoking ban could also help shift social norms away from the acceptance of smoking in everyday life while giving smokers an incentive to quit. That is perhaps the ban's biggest p
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Oct 21, 2012 22:31
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