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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Rise from the ashes: effective ways to quit smoking

Abdulaziz Al Zarooni, the deputy director of Dubai Medical District, says that since signing the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has been "keen on implementing and making people more aware of its a
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 31, 2016 21:16
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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi, Uruguay] CHAN: WHO Director-General addresses tobacco conference / Keynote address at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The real slippery slope is this: depriving governments of their sovereign right to use legislation to protect citizens from harm. This is a battle that pitches the power and authority of governments against the power of corporations. The Framework Conven
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:01
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] UAE considers harsher warnings on cigarette packs

senior health officials are considering making these warnings even more real to dissuade residents from tobacco use. In fact, these warnings, which currently cover 50 per cent of each cigarette pack, could soon feature actual pictures of the damage cause
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:00
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Hubbly bubbly can be more harmful than cigarettes: experts

"A single puff from a water pipe is nearly equal to the volume of smoke inhaled from an entire cigarette," said The Tobacco Atlas launched at the World Conference on Tobacco OR Health in Abu Dhabi. And World Health Organszation tobacco expert Edouard Tu
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 20, 2015 21:48
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] AUDIO: Australia's plain packaging of cigarettes commended at world conference

One of the authors of the study is Kylie Lindorff from Cancer Council Victoria. KYLIE LINDORFF: Australia's plain packaging has absolutely had its intended effect. So we've found that plain packaging has delivered on its aim to reduce the appeal of pac
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:35
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[Ireland, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Industry ‘spent millions’ to scupper cigarette-pack plan

A single tobacco company employed 161 lobbyists and spent millions of euro in an “unprecedented” attempt to shoot down a key EU directive behind Ireland’s groundbreaking plain-packaging cigarette laws. Children’s Minister James Reilly revealed the exten
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:52
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health: regional delegates refused visas

The three day conference started on the 17th and as I write, at least 38 registered delegates we know of, many whose presentations had been accepted by the conference and some who were to chair sessions, are still waiting for their visas to be issued. T
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 18, 2015 08:49
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi Police urges motorists to gear up for ban on smoking

Motorists and passengers have been urged to uphold the new law that prohibits smoking in private vehicles in the presence of children under the age of 12, the Higher Commission of Child Protection in the Ministry of Interior said today. Although the ban
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 20, 2013 16:11
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Seha opens anti-smoking clinic on World No Tobacco Day

The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) and its health facilities celebrated 'World No Tobacco Day' (WNTD) on Friday under the slogan "Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship." Seha opened an anti-smoking clinic in Al Jaheli Health Centre
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Jun 2, 2013 11:00
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Driver high on marijuana blames UAE crash on second-hand smoke

ABU DHABI // A driver who was under the influence of marijuana when he crashed, killing his cousin, told a court he was stoned from second-hand smoke.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 9, 2013 14:29
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