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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia says tax on tobacco, drinks to raise up to $2.7 billion: Al Arabiya TV

Saudi Arabia's government estimates a new tax on tobacco and sugary drinks will raise between 8 billion and 10 billion riyals ($2.1 billion to $2.7 billion) annually, Al Arabiya television quoted the General Authority of Zakat and Tax as saying on Monday
Reuters
added Apr 17, 2017 17:41
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] No smoking campaign warns women of ruining their looks

Tobacco and Narcotics Combat Charity Society (Kafa) in the Red Sea city of Jeddah told the students that smoking was bad for their health and for their appearances. Under the “Do Not Spoil Your Beauty” campaign, the girls are given presentations on the ne
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:40
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom gets serious about its tobacco problem

To intensify its anti-smoking efforts, the Ministry of Health recently began operating mobile anti-smoking clinics that go to malls and neighborhoods. The clinics have male and female specialists who can educate smokers on the detrimental effects of toba
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jan 9, 2017 01:54
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[Saudi Arabia] Salwa Customs thwart attempt to smuggle more than one ton of tobacco

Customs have received a consignment laden on board a leaving truck, pointing out that a Customs officer found 50 baskets containing tobacco hidden inside the truck.
Saudi Press Agency
added Jan 2, 2017 18:08
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[Asia, Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to impose 100 percent value added tax on tobacco

Saudi Arabia’s decision to impose 100 percent value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products will bring down the number of smokers in the country, said Dr. Mohammed Yamani, chairman of the board of directors of Naqa, an NGO that helps smokers kick the
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jan 1, 2017 13:35
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom tightens noose on smokers

Saudi Arabia’s decision to impose 100 percent value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products will bring down the number of smokers in the country, said Dr. Mohammed Yamani, chairman of the board of directors of Naqa, an NGO that helps smokers kick the
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 28, 2016 23:22
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi to impose taxes on tobacco and soft drinks

Saudi Arabia unveiled yesterday the state budget plan for the fiscal year 2017. Under the new measure, a 100% tax would also be levied on tobacco and byproducts, as well as energy beverages.
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Dec 27, 2016 01:43
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[Saudi Arabia] British father, 48, languished in 'hellish' Saudi jail for three months for jostling a police officer before being allowed home

His fellow prisoners chain-smoked so heavily that the air was full of smoke, with police beating those who complained.... He said it was 'like hell', adding: 'You can't imagine the smoke. You couldn't see people's faces. Every minute, people were fightin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:40
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[Asia, Egypt, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi passenger arrested for smoking aboard flight

: A Saudi national sparked a state of panic among passengers when he began smoking aboard a Saudi Airlines flight heading from Medina to Cairo. The man smoked a cigarette inside the plane's toilet which caused the on-flight alarm to go off.
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:43
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shisha smoking by women leading to divorce

said that the smoking of shisha or hookah has become very popular among young Saudi women in the last five years, either in cafés, or at home. Many Saudi women do not mind smoking, even with family. Seen as a way to attract customers, Nawfil said dealers
Arab News (sa)
added Aug 7, 2016 05:19
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