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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking ban in eight Saudi public areas takes effect

The new regulations prohibit smoking in eight public areas. These include the vicinities of religious, educational, health, sport and cultural institutions, social and charity institutions,” said a source.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 15, 2016 17:06
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking in workplace among fair reasons for dismissal

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labour and Social Development has listed 16 reasons for fair dismissal in both the public and private sectors. The list includes ...smoking, tampering with the attendance timings, neglect, and incitement to disobeying instructi
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:48
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia, Uae] Saudis seize 10m smuggled cigarettes

Saudi border customs inspectors seized nearly 10 million cigarettes and 1.5 million tobacco bags which dealers tried separately to smuggle into the Gulf Kingdom.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added May 12, 2016 15:45
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shortage of tobacco push Saudis to buy from the UAE

Smokers travel to Dubai to buy large quantities of tobacco at affordable prices in the aftermath of the decision to increase the prices of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia. The customs authorities put a cap on the quantity of tobacco which Saudi tourists ca
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:00
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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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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi cigarette importers hit back against 'black market' claims

Importers of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia claim the price of a packet of cigarettes in the kingdom has increased by only SR2 ($0.53) since the import tax was raised this year. The importers said the price hike was in keeping with the amount by which the l
Arabian Business
added Mar 15, 2016 22:00
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[Asia] Saudi Arabia raises import fees on cigarettes

The Saudi customs authority has raised import taxes on cigarettes, it said on Monday, days after some shop owners in the kingdom removed packs from their shelves in anticipation of price hikes. Saudi Customs changed its assessment of the value of certai
Reuters
added Mar 14, 2016 18:46
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[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
Reuters
added Mar 13, 2016 11:04
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom chairs GCC talks on tobacco control mechanism

Saudi Arabia presided over the GCC annual regional meeting on the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Bahrain recently. The two-day meeting discussed the mechanism of dealing with tobacco control within the non-communicable di
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:03
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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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