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[Saudi Arabia] New WHO study claims the number of smokers in the Kingdom on the rise

A recent World Health Organization (WHO) study revealed that there are 6 million smokers in the Kingdom. The study estimated this number to jump to 10 million by 2020, Al-Riyadh daily reported. Around 12 billion cigarettes are smoked every year in the Kin
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:26
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are many potential areas for improvement. Our findings call for the development and implementation of programs to prevent smoking initiation and encourage quitting. To achieve its health goals, KSA may consider increasing taxation on tobacco product
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 11:37
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, Uruguay] AL-MAEENA: Merchants of death flex their muscles

Avaaz, a global civic NGO…is leading the fight against this latest diabolical attempt …it’s using a closed-door international tribunal that ruled for corporations ... rulings are binding, even though many of the judges are private citizens with corporate
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Apr 21, 2015 22:47
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[Saudi Arabia] Stub it out: Smoking killed 23000 in KSA last year

Nasser Saleh of the anti-smoking center said that smoking was spreading fast among young children and adolescents. “Young smokers in the past used to hide their habit from others for fear of parents’ and neighbors’ angry reactions, but now they smoke nea
Arab News (sa)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:16
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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Smoking problem

This is with reference to the report “65% of secondary schoolgirls smoke” (Feb. 8). It is an alarming trend and needs to be checked at the earliest. According to the report, exposure to western and social media is to be blamed for this trend. It is
Arab News (sa)
added Feb 8, 2015 18:08
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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, 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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[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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[Asia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore] AHMAD: Time to impose fines on bad social behavior

They are seen smoking in areas of no smoking. ... Begin imposing fines and violators will think twice before committing a violation. In my opinion we should not waste time on studying why people do not respect the law.
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:49
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] LETTERS: Medical masks don't protect against secondhand smoke | Readers' Post

The cloth or paper masks worn by doctors and nurses are not capable of filtering the fine particles and gases in secondhand smoke. Smoking outdoors for parents who smoke is the only safe alternative. James Repace, Online response
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:38
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