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[Saudi Arabia] Tobacco companies promote products defying authorities

DAMMAM — In flagrant defiance of authorities, some tobacco companies in Dammam have hired young men to offer free cigarette samples to smokers in streets and cafés, Al-Yaum daily reported Sunday. The young men with backpacks full of cigarette packets, w
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:19
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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Smoking ban

This is in response to the story “19 clinics shut down in Riyadh.” The government should also strictly ban people from smoking around the medical facilities and near pharmacies as it is a serious health hazard. This is what happens during prayer times.
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 16, 2013 12:43
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[Saudi Arabia] Hubble-bubble trouble: Shisha ban goes up in smoke with ‘takeaways’

The shisha ban in public restaurants and cafes has taken effect in Jeddah, with the aim of protecting public health. However, soon after the ban was implemented, Jeddawis began searching for alternatives that would allow them to continue enjoying smoking
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:19
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[Saudi Arabia] AHMAD: Smoking-free society: A pipe dream

So apart from the government and the NGOs, we, people of our society, should in our own way discourage this scourge and pave the way for a cleaner and better society.
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Mar 3, 2013 18:51
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[Saudi Arabia] Underage tobacco ban going up in smoke?

Youngsters are still buying cigarettes and related products at local shops, even though the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs prohibited the sale of tobacco products to anyone below 18 in June last year.
Arab News (sa)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:06
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[Saudi Arabia] AL-TURIGEE: Half of middle school students are smokers

The figures on adolescent smoking released by the Welfare Society to Combat Smoking are alarming. The society estimated that about 53 percent of middle school students in the Eastern Province smoke while 27 percent of elementary school students and 20 pe
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Feb 18, 2013 07:21
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[Saudi Arabia] Smoking ban in holy cities stays

Officials in Makkah and Madinah have denied rumors that they were about to lift the ban on tobacco sales in the two holy cities. They reaffirmed that no new licenses for selling tobacco, cigarettes and hubble-bubble will be issued. Many cafes suffer heav
Arab News (sa)
added Jan 15, 2013 13:29
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[Saudi Arabia] Does Jeddah's smoking ban infringe on individual rights?

Saudi citizens have reacted differently to the ministry’s decision to ban smoking in Jeddah. Some people see the ban as a way of protecting the health and rights of non-smokers while others think it impedes on smokers’ individual rights. Statistics show
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jan 3, 2013 10:48
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[Saudi Arabia] Saudi women add divorce to list of smoking dangers

According to a report published on Monday in Saudi Arabia, more than 100 women in the Western city of Madinah have filed for divorce after their husbands refused or were unable to quit smoking.
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:43
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[Saudi Arabia] Killer attributes fatal shooting to smoking

Manama: A Saudi national arrested in a mosque-storming operation for twin murders has reportedly said that he killed the first man for smoking and the second for being unfit to lead prayers.
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 12, 2012 12:59
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