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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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[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] EDITORIAL: Controlled sale of tobacco products a good move

Sharjah’s step to ban availability of such items near schools and homes will help promote anti-smoking rules
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 5, 2013 13:58
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[Uae, Uae: Dubai] JLT fire brings cigarette butt disposal into focus

The fire in a Jumeirah Lake Towers apartment has once again raised the question of people throwing cigarette butts from their apartment balconies. Emirates 247 spoke to several residents who have called upon officials to impose stricter penalties for di
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Nov 18, 2012 13:02
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[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Study: Shisha users do not call themselves 'smokers'

Dubai: Shisha smokers do not acknowledge themselves as smokers, according to a countrywide survey that pegs the number of shisha smokers at 30 per cent in the age group of 22-44. The findings, which come from a study titled Chronic Respiratory Symptoms i
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 1, 2012 20:36
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi residents call for ban on public smoking to be implemented

The imminent introduction of graphic warnings on cigarette packs in the UAE has once again incited many residents to call for a ban on smoking in indoor venues in the capital. Although certain facilities in Abu Dhabi do not entertain smoking at present,
Zawya.com (ae)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:12
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Smokers fail to respond to UAE 'sin tax'

The UAE has doubled the price of smoking, but some say it only hits low-income smokers Only one in four smokers in the United Arab Emirates have changed their habits after the government introduced a 100% "sin tax" last year, it's been reported. Accordi
BBC Online
added Mar 21, 2018 13:46
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[Asia, Mid-east] Children in UAE as young as nine smoking: study

A study has shown that children in the UAE are inhaling their first hit of tobacco aged nine or younger, prompting calls for households to become smoke-free to stop children from developing an addiction to nicotine. A UAE University study presented at a
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 28, 2017 14:59
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