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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, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi cracks down on illegal tobacco retailers

Abu Dhabi City Municipality has cracked down on grocery stories and commercial retailers in the Wathba area to verify tobacco products on sale comply with health and safety criteria. The campaign targeted 37 grocery stores in Bani Yas East and West, Sha
Arabian Business
added Jul 9, 2017 15:54
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] 27 people die from tobacco-relates diseases in UAE each week

Abu Dhabi: Every six out of ten Emiratis are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke, and this increases their risk of suffering from cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer by 30 per cent, a top doctor said in the capital on Monday. In fact, an average o
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:12
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Shisha the biggest smoking threat to health, Abu Dhabi study shows

The New York University Abu Dhabi Public Health Research Centre research discovered that shisha can pollute an entire house and those in rooms where smoking is not taking place are not safe. Dr Scott Sherman, the principal investigator at the centre and
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:11
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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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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Cigarette butts a major source of litter in Abu Dhabi residential areas

Sonu Singh, the park foreman who oversees the daily clean-up, estimated that his team picked up more than 150 cigarette ends every day. "It is a big problem," said the 21-year-old Indian. "Many guys are coming here and they toss the cigarette on the flo
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 15, 2016 13:12
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] EDITORIAL: There's smoke, but is there ire?

What should be read into the much higher rate of smoking among expatriate schoolchildren in Abu Dhabi compared to their peers elsewhere in the world? The survey by NYU Abu Dhabi researchers was based on just over 400 Year 9 pupils attending five private
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 6, 2015 22:37
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[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
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi shuts 20 shops for tobacco rule violations

Municipality has shut 20 shops near mosques, educational institutions and residential areas for breaching rules and regulations and selling tobacco products...they should not be located within the premises of an educational, medical, sports, religious ins
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:01
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[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
ArabianSupplyChain.com (ae)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:42
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