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[Saudi Arabia] Smoking kills 23,000 every year

said Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), who expressed deep concern about the high incidence of smoking-related deaths in the Kingdom... Saudi Arabia is the largest market for tobacco in the Middle East a
Arab News (sa)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:05
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Call in Saudi Arabia to hike cigarette prices in anti-smoking drive

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 students,” Mo
Zawya.com (ae)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:53
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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] 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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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Six million smokers spend SR12b a year

around 45 percent of men over 15 years in the Kingdom smoke. Dr. Ahmad Al-Buali said these smokers spend around SR12 billion a year, or SR33 million a day, on cigarettes. He said around 6 million people in the Kingdom are smoker and their number is increa
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:07
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] E-cigarette ban sought: Decades of education against smoking at risk

A prominent professor at King Saud University (KSU) has called for a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes, especially to those under the age of 18. Sultan Ayoub Meo, a professor at the KSU’s College of Medicine, told Arab News on Friday that e-cigarette smoki
Arab News (sa)
added Jul 29, 2014 01:51
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[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
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[Saudi Arabia] 240 teenagers give up smoking

The Anti-Smoking Association helped 240 boys under 13 give up smoking this year, according to the organization's director Muhammad Al-Mayoof. Eighty percent of 331 young smokers who were treated kicked the bad habit while the remainder relapsed and starte
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:31
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[Saudi Arabia] 600 smokers kick the habit in 6 weeks

Amal Al-Saihati, supervisor of smoking clinics in the Eastern Province, said visiting support centers is the basis for quitting smoking, in addition to a strong will and the assistance of family and friends. -- Courtesy photo
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:52
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[Saudi Arabia] Anti-smoking campaign targets 7000 mall visitors

JEDDAH -- An anti-smoking campaign at a famous mall was able to create awareness about the hazards of smoking among about 7,000 visitors. The campaign was launched by the the anti-smoking program in Jeddah Health Affairs. It targeted visitors to the mall
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:51
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