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[Asia, Uae: Sharjah] Woman smoker runs amok in supermarket after being refused a cigarette

An angry woman smoker turned violent and ransacked a supermarket in Sharjah on Saturday morning after her repeated requests for cigarettes was turned down by the shop's staff. ... Selling cigarettes in residential areas is banned in Sharjah and shops vi
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jun 11, 2014 00:36
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[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] News items promoting tobacco may be banned

Reinforcement of the Anti-Tobacco Law is off to a smooth start, said a senior health official, and hinted at a ban on news items promoting tobacco use. As the January 21 deadline of the implementation of the Anti-Tobacco Law approaches, different organis
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:50
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[Uae: Sharjah] Sharjah cigarette ban comes into force

A ban on the sale of tobacco products and cigarettes by grocery shops and supermarkets located in residential areas and near academic institutions has been imposed in Sharjah with immediate effect. On December 10, a government circular was issued to ciga
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:23
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[Uae: Sharjah] Sharjah cigarette ban being ignored by shops

Cigarettes can still be bought in supermarkets and grocery stores in residential areas around the emirate despite a ban by the municipality. Several shops in the Al Nabba, Al Khan, Al Qassimia, Al Leyyah and Shuwaykhen neighbourhoods are selling cigarett
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 7, 2013 20:01
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[Mid-east, Uae, Uae: Sharjah] Sharjah's new smoking rule needs to be replicated across the Emirates- paper

Sharjah has made it illegal, effective immediately, for shops in exclusively residential areas, and those near schools, to sell or stock tobacco products. "This is a significant and dramatic move that needs to be replicated across the Emirates," the Abu
Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:38
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[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] EDITORIAL: Controlled sale of tobacco products a good move

Sharjah’s step to ban availability of such items near schools and homes will help promote anti-smoking rules
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 5, 2013 13:58
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[Uae: Sharjah] Sharjah Municipality bans cigarette sale in groceries

The Sharjah Municipal Council has issued a decision to ban the sale of cigarettes in certain grocery stores after a draft legislation was proposed last year. The Sharjah Council held its eighth meeting, chaired by council president Salem Obaid Al Shamsi
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 4, 2013 07:07
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[Uae: Sharjah] Sharjah bans some cigarette sales

Sharjah Municipal Council has banned the sale of cigarette in grocery stores near residential buildings and schools in a move designed to limit exposure to children.
Arabian Business
added Apr 4, 2013 07:04
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[Uae: Sharjah] Call to end barbecuing, smoking in balconies

Residents and the Sharjah Department of Civil Defence have attributed the increasing number of fire accidents in flats and residential buildings in the emirate to barbecuing, throwing of cigarette butts and smoking of shishas in balconies.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 26, 2013 05:21
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[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] LETTER: 'Number of young smokers is a cause for concern'

Any store caught selling tobacco to children should be handed hefty fines. Moreover, parents who have the habit of smoking should avoid it when in front of their children, as this will not only prevent them from the dangerous effects of passive smoking bu
7 Days (ae)
added Jan 13, 2013 23:40
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