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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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[Mid-east, Uae] GCC considers raising tax on cigarettes

finance ministers from all six states in the Gulf Cooperation Council convene tomorrow in Riyadh. Among the many topics to be discussed is the possibility of increasing a region-wide tobacco tax in response to calls by the healthcare professionals in the
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:45
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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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[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] Smokers, beware when you are in Al Qasba

Al Qasba, an open-air waterfront destination, is UAE's first outdoor venue to ban smoking
Gulf News (ae)
added May 10, 2012 03:33
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[Asia, Mid-east] Why UAE residents won’t buy cigarettes for friends from duty free anymore

UAE residents who used to buy cigarettes in bulk from duty free shops for friends back home while visiting them will now cut down on tobacco purchases due to the imposition of excise tax from October 1. Residents told Khaleej Times that they used to buy
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:08
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[Uae] U.A.E. Excise Tax Starts October in Drive to Boost Revenue

A levy on designated goods -- tobacco, energy drinks and soft drinks -- will include those sold at airports and free zones...tobacco products will be subjected to a 100 percent tax
Bloomberg News
added Aug 24, 2017 19:03
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[Asia, Mid-east, UK] Complete public smoking ban might be end game for the UAE

Unlike the Western world, smoking levels are actually on the increase in the Middle East – but with progressive governmental policies in the UAE, that might be about to change
Gulf Business (ua)
added Jun 28, 2016 12:54
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[Asia, Uae] ‘E-cigarettes more harmful than traditional smoking’

He was speaking at the seminar organised by the Anti-Smoking International Alliance (ASIA), a UK-based non-profit organisation, at the Dubai World Trade Centre on April 18, where findings of studies on chemical reactions in e-cigarettes were presented.
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 24, 2016 02:22
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