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[Uae] Emirates Approves New 'Sin Tax' to Boost Government Revenue

has issued a new law that imposes taxes on tobacco products, energy drinks and soft drinks to boost revenue and help offset the impact of lower oil prices. President of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan approved the tax decree Monday. Abu Dhabi'
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 22, 2017 02:20
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] 30,000 people a year to get lung cancer in the Middle East by 2020

"The most universal cause of lung cancer is tobacco smoke, where smoking causes more than 85 per cent of lung cancer cases. "The Middle East is one of only two regions of the world where cigarette sales increased between 1990 and 1997. The number of smok
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 6, 2017 19:24
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] The heart of Singapore’s Muslim quarter loses its beat as shisha ban comes into force

"I’m quitting shisha after the ban," he told The National on Friday, explaining that a throat infection related to smoking had forced him to stop smoking shisha for three months. However, Ram said, he had decided to allow himself a few last shisha sessio
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 1, 2016 01:16
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Snapchat divorce: Kuwaiti wife smoking shisha

A Kuwaiti man divorced his expatriate wife after seeing a Snapchat video of her smoking shisha. The video that has gone viral on social media has received mixed reactions. Reportedly, the wife who was smoking shisha without the knowledge of her husband
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:55
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[Uae] Smoking on balconies in Dubai in focus after Torch Tower blaze

Though the cause behind Saturday's fire at Torch Tower remains unknown as yet, issues relating to the dangers linked to indoor and balcony smoking have come under the spotlight, with one doctor saying the knock-on effects can be detrimental to more than j
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:20
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[Australia, Uae] Emirates plane in smoking drama at Melbourne airport

Earlier this week, an Etihad Airways flight from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi diverted to Jakarta after two fires were sparked in the cabin toilets while the plane was mid-air. A third incident also took place after the plane resumed its journey, causing the p
Arabian Business
added Feb 20, 2014 16:09
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[Asia, Uae] 4 black points for throwing cigarette out of car: Dubai Traffic Chief

Drivers who throw lit cigarettes out of cars will be fined Dh500 and have four black points added to their traffic record under a new anti-smoking federal law in the UAE, Dubai’s Traffic Police chief was reported on Saturday as saying. Some motorists ha
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Aug 24, 2013 11:04
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[Uae] EDITORIAL: The smoking gun of social change

Nobody is going to pretend that all of those 2011 regulations have been fully and effectively enforced. Take the ban on smoking in shopping malls, for example - business owners have resisted, even paying multiple fines, saying that customers could never
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Dec 28, 2012 05:30
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[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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[Uae] Smoking ban no threat to profits, Abu Dhabi health chiefs say

Health chiefs have been urged to persuade shopping-mall cafe and restaurant owners that a ban on smoking need not lead to tumbling profits. A no-smoking policy must not be viewed by business owners as a hindrance, said Dr Sara Karrar, a senior officer in
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 9, 2012 17:45
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