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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Ban the import of tobacco!

I am writing with regard to "Smoking statistics in KSA" (Mar. 4). As a Muslim, I am disgusted that smoking, which is "haram" keeps on rising in Arab Muslim countries. It is most disgusting that women are smoking. Women who smoke affect their unborn child
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Mar 5, 2014 17:07
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[Saudi Arabia] E-Hubbly Bubbly

If you’re trying to get away from the “Gahwa” and quit smoking, maybe this could help. NEwhere Electronic Cigarettes offer a disposable ZERO Nicotine E-Hookah product line. There are eight flavors available for $10 each: grape, banana, tropical, orange,
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:21
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[Saudi Arabia] Saudi man divorces wife over cigarette found in her bag

A husband divorced his wife just three months after their marriage after he found a cigarette inside her bag. A relative of the wife said that her husband became furious after he discovered the cigarette and decided to divorce her despite her pleas and he
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 25, 2013 12:29
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[Saudi Arabia] Has the smoking ban made us any healthier?

more than a year later, the ban is still in place and inspections to ensure establishments are obeying the law are abundant. Authorities are resisting the pressure from café owners – some of whom stated they lost 80 percent of revenues, while others had t
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Nov 25, 2013 11:22
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[Asia] Saudi Arabia enforces crackdown on Shisha cafes in Eastern Province

Saudi authorities have initiated a crackdown against shisha cafes in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province, as part of a larger national clampdown on public smoking.
Asharq Al-Awsat (uk)
added Nov 16, 2013 01:33
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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Passive smoking

The Saudi authorities are mulling a ban on smoking at public places. If the ban is enforced, it will be a commendable action on part of the government. We all know that smoking is injurious to health. Passive smoking poses similar threats. Passive smoki
Arab News (sa)
added Nov 9, 2013 15:10
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[Saudi Arabia] Saudi wife files for divorce over smoking

Husband blamed for not respecting "no smoking" marriage term
Gulf News (ae)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:53
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[France, Saudi Arabia] KURDI: Smoking without smoking

If the choice is between not smoking at all and smoking e-cigarettes, clearly it is better not to smoke at all. But if it is a choice between smoking tobacco and puffing nicotine-free e-cigarettes, the equation is not nearly so straightforward.
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jun 2, 2013 11:18
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[Saudi Arabia] Government slammed for not raising tax on cigarettes

The anti-smoking society, Niqaa, is blaming the Ministry of Finance for the spread of smoking in the country because of its continued refusal to increase taxes on the import of tobacco. The ministry argues that if it did so smuggling will increase. The
Arab News (sa)
added Jun 1, 2013 12:25
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[Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, Uae] New GCC tobacco tax could fuel growth of illicit trade

The dilemma facing GCC finance ministers as they deliberate over a 100 percent increase in duty on tobacco products is underlined by a White Paper published yesterday which spotlights growth in illicit trade, beyond the control of police and customs auth
Arab News (sa)
added May 23, 2013 13:42
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