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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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[Asia, Uae] Tobacco lobby holds China's health quotient to ransom

So what is the real problem holding China back...the tobacco industry presents the biggest opposition force to a smoking ban. The CNTC has 33 provincial affiliates and each affiliate owns its own county-level sub-affiliates. The county-level tobacco manuf
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:22
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[Asia] Shisha smoking increases during Ramadan in UAE

Shisha smoking increases during the holy month of Ramadan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with non-smokers also tending to pick up the habit, an expert said on Sunday. "We spend more time in the lively atmosphere of restaurants. As a result, a marked
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:53
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] UAE losing fight against smoking

and across the Middle East. At the World Conference on Tobacco or Health at Adnec, it was revealed the growing popularity of shisha in the region was a major reason for the increase.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:27
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UAE doctors warn against e-cigarettes

Doctors have backed a ban on e-cigarettes, saying it was still not proven that the devices were a safe alternative to smoking tobacco. But some former smokers say e-cigarettes, which deliver nicotine into the lungs through a battery-powered vaporiser, ha
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:26
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[Uae] Sharjah prison becomes smoke-free in six months

No tobacco is available on premises and smokers are given medical help to quit
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2014 14:13
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[Asia, Uae] Saudis spend SR23m on cigarettes per day

Saudis spend an average SR23 million (Dh22.5m) on cigarettes every day and nearly 23,000 smokers in the Gulf kingdom die every year. Figures by the Saudi Naqaa Association for Combating Smoking showed around six million people in the world's largest oil
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:00
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[Uae] LETTER: Smoking drivers in grave danger

I was shocked to see drivers smoking at leisure and throwing cigarette butts out on the road. The cigarettes can ignite other flammable substances, which could be disastrous for other vehicles on the road and lead to a great calamity.
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:15
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[Asia, Uae] Does a nicotine patch break Ramadan fast?

The use of nicotine patches is permitted and does not break the fast during the month of Ramadan, according to the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (AWQAF) in Abu Dhabi.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jul 22, 2013 13:26
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[Uae] 600,000 people die each year from passive smoking

The dangers of second-hand smoke to babies, pregnant women and those under 18 are being highlighted to mark World No Tobacco Day today.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 30, 2013 17:46
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