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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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[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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[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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[Uae: Dubai] UAE’s smoking ban must go much further to protect passive smokers, health experts say

The Federal Law on Tobacco Control from 2009 was introduced by Dubai Municipality in 2014 but it only bans smoking in public places such as buses and sports venues, and sale of tobacco products to people under 18 and at cafes and restaurants in residenti
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 11, 2016 16:27
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