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[Canada, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Waterloo researcher wins top award for tobacco control efforts

Prof. Geoffrey Fong, shown here in 2006 at the University of Waterloo, has received an award from the American Cancer Society for his outstanding research in tobacco control.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:07
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[Russia, UAE: Abu Dhabi, Uae: Dubai] GREENFIELD: Bloomberg Takes Tobacco Ban to Dictatorships

UAE, an actual tyranny, meeting with “leaders” to promote a tobacco ban....Dubai is built on slave labor. Bloomberg visited a place described as a 21st century slave state to warn about the dangers of smoking. Here’s what is really hazardous in the UAE…
Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added May 24, 2015 20:59
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[Saudi Arabia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Saudi club cuts salaries of players caught smoking shisha

A topflight football team in Saudi Arabia is imposing financial penalties on a group of players caught smoking shisha. Players who were reportedly spotted smoking shisha in a coffee shop in Abu Dhabi
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 13, 2012 13:35
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi municipality confiscates 500kg of chewing tobacco

500 kilograms of chewing tobacco, commonly known as niswar, have been confiscated from an unlicensed processing plant in Mussafah area, the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City said on Wednesday.
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 15, 2013 11:37
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Shisha clampdown ‘will create a generation with no interest in tobacco’, UAE health experts say

Smoking shisha is far more dangerous than smoking cigarettes, they warn, and say the regulations will mean less exposure to second-hand smoke, as well as bringing social benefits. “It will have a very good, positive effect,” said Dr Wedad Al Maidoor, he
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:08
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Almost a year on Abu Dhabi smoking ban is still confusing

The implementation of the draft federal anti-tobacco law No 15 - issued in early 2009 by President Sheikh Khalifa - has been sporadic and uneven. Last July, an indoor ban on smoking in mall cafes and restaurants across Abu Dhabi resulted in confusion. So
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:26
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] India may delay bigger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs

The "rethink" on implementing the government's notification in this regard was discussed when civil society representatives, along with MP Supriya Sule, met Union health minister J P Nadda on March 18. The minister reportedly conveyed that the governm
Times of India
added Mar 21, 2015 22:00
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoking out the evidence on water pipe use

The Middle East has the world’s highest prevalence of water pipe smoking, with the greatest concentration in Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine, according to Gemma Vestal from the WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative, which took part in a meeting at the World Confer
Nature Middle East (uk)
added Apr 6, 2015 12:46
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[Africa, Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Billionaires start Sh364 million global fund to defend nations like Kenya against tobacco lawsuits

Kenya can now access a Sh364 million ($4m) fund to defend itself....Cigarette maker BAT last month sued Kenya’s Ministry of Health for threatening to stop the circulation of its Dunhill Switch cigarette brand. Dunhill cigarette packs contain the taglin
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 19, 2015 12:09
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

Kahlee Times (ae)
added Apr 7, 2012 00:00
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