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UAE residents love excise tax, think it’s “Smoking”!

The 100% excise tax on tobacco, which started in the UAE on October 1, 2017, created a few concerns among some citizens but it surely created a motivation for other people to consider quitting smoking. “UAE will enforce 100% per cent tax on cigarettes a
AME Info FZ LLC
added Feb 6, 2018 17:37
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[Asia, Mid-east] Vaping remains off the table in UAE for New Year resolutions

Yet in the UAE there’s one form of help that’s off the table, despite its reputation as the most effective of all: e-cigarettes. By giving a nicotine hit without the lethal chemicals created by real smoking, these battery-operated devices are now front
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 8, 2018 16:03
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Dokha smoking becoming an addiction in UAE, say experts

Health experts have warned against dokha smoking, a habit spreading among the youth in the UAE and across the world. "The alarming issue is that we are witnessing a huge increase in the dokha usage for the past seven years. It started to spread through
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:14
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[Asia, Mid-east] Children in UAE as young as nine smoking: study

A study has shown that children in the UAE are inhaling their first hit of tobacco aged nine or younger, prompting calls for households to become smoke-free to stop children from developing an addiction to nicotine. A UAE University study presented at a
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 28, 2017 14:59
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[Asia, Mid-east] Does doubling of UAE cigarette prices only hit low-income smokers?

“It’s too early to measure impact because a lot of people have been hoarding cigarettes in the last few months knowing that the prices will go up," commented the doctor who has served as the president of the Emirates Cardiac Society in the past. “Many
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Oct 17, 2017 17:59
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[Asia, Mid-east] Why UAE residents won’t buy cigarettes for friends from duty free anymore

UAE residents who used to buy cigarettes in bulk from duty free shops for friends back home while visiting them will now cut down on tobacco purchases due to the imposition of excise tax from October 1. Residents told Khaleej Times that they used to buy
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:08
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE Excise tax: Can a store sell existing stock at old rates?

there is a possibility of at least some such retailers offering cigarettes and soft/energy drinks at pre-excise rates over the next few days and, perhaps, weeks. According to a note by global consultancy Deloitte, all UAE businesses - which include retai
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Sep 30, 2017 22:47
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE doctors stand firm over e-cigarettes despite UK backing

Annual 'Stoptober' campaign to feature controversial e-cigarettes for the first time in UK as UAE ban continues
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:26
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UAE tax to double tobacco, energy drink prices

Tobacco and energy drink prices are set to double in the United Arab Emirates, which is imposing steep excise taxes to help ease a budget shortfall caused by low oil prices. Khaled al-Bustani, director-general of the newly established UAE Federal Tax Aut
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 28, 2017 14:56
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Cigar traders fear new tax rules could price them out of business

Price of single cigars from Cuba and Costa Rica could rise to as much as Dh700 when new 100 per cent tobacco tax is applied
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:35
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