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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoke fills conversation vacuum, says minister

The youth are picking up cigarettes and shishas due to the lost art of conversation, according to Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development. “We should find other means of conversation than (just) burning to
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:32

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates Launch Anti-Tobacco Legal Fund

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates are launching a fund to help low- and middle-income countries fight often long and expensive legal battles with the tobacco industry.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 18, 2015 15:07

[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Bloomberg Philanthropies & The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Launch Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund

to combat the tobacco industry’s use of international trade agreements to threaten and prevent countries from passing strong tobacco-control laws. Backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the new support for low and mid
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:12

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Profits at Abu Dhabi's mall cafes hit by smoking ban

Before the smoking ban, La Brioche made Dh50,000 (US$13,612) a day in revenues on Fridays and Saturdays but that has come down to Dh39,000,the waitress said.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 1, 2012 01:39

[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi, Uae: Dubai, UAE: Ras Al Khaimah, Uae: Sharjah] Most Emirates already curbing the use of tobacco

The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 30, 2009 00:00

[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi child smoking statistics are double the global average: study

A study of expatriate schoolchildren in Abu Dhabi revealed 62 per cent had tried smoking tobacco. The figure was almost double that of the global average in a study by the World Health Organisation. Researchers at New York University in Abu Dhabi looke
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 6, 2015 14:15

[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Etihad Airways crew member assaulted during smoking row

A passenger on a flight from Abu Dhabi to Melbourne had to be strapped to his seat after he attacked an attendant because he wasn’t allowed to smoke. The Brisbane Times reported that the passenger had to be restrained by fellow passengers on board the E (ae)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:42

[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoking rates down among Indian men, up among women

The fifth edition of Tobacco Atlas has revealed that smoking rates have marginally gone down among Indian men between 2009-10—as per Global Adult Tobacco Survey figures—and 2013, but there has been an almost proportionate increase in the number of women
Indian Express (in)
added Mar 21, 2015 21:55

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health Groups Divided on E-Cigarette Pros and Cons, Agree Regulation Matters

While the vast majority of health experts and public health authorities remain wholly unconvinced as to the apparent ‘safety’ of electronic cigarettes, some influential figures are continuing to throw their support behind the devices. This week, Onassis
Modern Readers (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 21, 2015 20:21

[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoking kills 27 people in UAE each week

At least 26 men die each week in the UAE due to tobacco use, an average, though lower than other high-income countries, needs action from policy-makers, according to the fifth Tobacco Atlas launched in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:02
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