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[Asia, Mid-east] Illegal 'white' cigarettes make up a third of UAE's sales: report

The Tobacco Atlas report of 2018 has warned of the growth of markets supporting illicit ‘white’ cigarettes claiming a third of manufacturers are operating from free trade zones. Cheap whites, or illicit whites, are products made legally in a factory wit
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:27
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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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[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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[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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