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[Saudi Arabia] AHMAD: Smoking-free society: A pipe dream

So apart from the government and the NGOs, we, people of our society, should in our own way discourage this scourge and pave the way for a cleaner and better society.
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Mar 3, 2013 18:51
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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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[Saudi Arabia] AL-TURIGEE: Half of middle school students are smokers

The figures on adolescent smoking released by the Welfare Society to Combat Smoking are alarming. The society estimated that about 53 percent of middle school students in the Eastern Province smoke while 27 percent of elementary school students and 20 pe
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Feb 18, 2013 07:21
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[Saudi Arabia] Smoking ban in holy cities stays

Officials in Makkah and Madinah have denied rumors that they were about to lift the ban on tobacco sales in the two holy cities. They reaffirmed that no new licenses for selling tobacco, cigarettes and hubble-bubble will be issued. Many cafes suffer heav
Arab News (sa)
added Jan 15, 2013 13:29
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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
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[Saudi Arabia] Saudi women add divorce to list of smoking dangers

According to a report published on Monday in Saudi Arabia, more than 100 women in the Western city of Madinah have filed for divorce after their husbands refused or were unable to quit smoking.
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:43
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[Saudi Arabia] Killer attributes fatal shooting to smoking

Manama: A Saudi national arrested in a mosque-storming operation for twin murders has reportedly said that he killed the first man for smoking and the second for being unfit to lead prayers.
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 12, 2012 12:59
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Students in Saudi Arabia hang cigarette pack in anti-smoking drama

Manama: Students at a Saudi university sought to take some of the allure out of smoking by hanging a pack of cigarettes on campus. However, their idea waded into controversy after people complained that the gallows was a terrible sight at the university
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 11, 2012 18:56
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[Saudi Arabia] Saudi Gazette Women smokers in a quandary

The newly imposed ban on smoking in public places has drawn dismay from many women smokers who believe that the decision has been implemented without much thought given to the impact on businesses and provision of alternative places for smokers.
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Nov 5, 2012 04:37
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[Saudi Arabia] Saudi judges to factor smoking in child custody cases

Move by courts aims to preserve child’s best health interests / Move by courts aims to preserve child’s best health interests
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 1, 2012 18:56
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