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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Sue tobacco companies once again

The Saudi Ministry of Health is called upon today, more than at any time in the past, to raise the case against tobacco companies and bring it to the forefront of discussions once again. The ministry should demand payment of compensations due to the fina
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:44
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[Saudi Arabia] Will the new cigarette price hike smoke out Saudi's nicotine addiction problem?

Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), said in a statement to local media that raising the prices of cigarettes is something desirable. He said the price hikes will mostly affect the working class and hoped
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:05
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, USA] Smoking costs more than $300 billion

Will the new cigarette price hike smoke out Saudi’s nicotine addiction problem?... Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), said in a statement to local media that raising the prices of cigarettes is somethin
Albany Daily Star (California Turkish Times)
added Nov 16, 2015 02:00
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] SAIDI: Up in smoke? Implementation of higher tobacco taxes in GCC faces constraints

The GCC countries should agree and introduce excise taxes on tobacco consumption as a policy tool to increase tobacco prices for health reasons and to raise revenue. Ideally, the introduction of domestic excise taxes on tobacco should be in the form of a
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:08
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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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