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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

[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

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] UAE anti-smoking clinic reports 40% patient success rate

An Abu Dhabi clinic dedicated to helping residents quit smoking has reported a success rate of nearly 40 percent over the last 18 months and doctors have urged smokers to use Ramadan as a springboard to start giving up permanently. The Smoking Cessation
Arabian Business
added Aug 6, 2013 15:20

[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] SKMC's Smoking Cessation Clinic treats record numbers of tobacco users

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) is treating a record number of tobacco addicts at its Smoking Cessation Clinic since the initiative opened in late 2010. The most recent influx of patients into the facility comes hot on the heels of the May 31 World No
added Jul 17, 2013 15:50

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] SKMC's Smoking Cessation Clinic Treating Record Numbers of Tobacco Users

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) has treated a record number of tobacco addicts at its Smoking Cessation Clinic since the initiative began in late 2010. Dr. Abdul Razzak Alkaddour, a consultant cardiologist at SKMC is running the Smoking Cessation Cli
Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added Jul 14, 2013 11:33

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Anti-smoking motivational workshop ends in Abu Dhabi

Results of a screening programme designed for UAE nationals showed that 24 per cent of males and 1 per cent of females above the age of 18 are smoking in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The survey covered 180,000 Emiratis, the largest of its kind survey in the
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 23, 2012 14:00
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