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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

[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

[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, (ae)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:12

[Asia, Uae] GODCHAUX: Stubbing out the economic cost of smoking

The UAE Government has announced an excise tax on tobacco and at 100 per cent of the existing price. How effective can this be...the combination with other instruments should not be discounted, as it has often proven to be critical in the overall success
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:22

UAE sin tax spells trouble for Swiss cigar maker

Whilst the UAE is a promising market for cigar maker Oettinger Davidoff, it also faces strong headwinds that could seriously dent its momentum. The UAE has enjoyed growth faster than the global average over the past year in the cigar sector, and the Swi (ae)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:46

[Mid-east, Uae] Grey Beirut wins global account with Nakhla Tobacco

Grey Beirut has won the global advertising account for water pipe tobacco firm Nakhla Tobacco Company. Part of Grey Group MENA, Grey Beirut will orchestrate Nakhla’s brand, trade and consumer marketing initiatives globally.
Middle East Campaign (ae)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:17

[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

[Asia, Mid-east] Hotelier Middle East UAE to introduce smoking ban by end of 2016

The UAE is expected to introduce a smoking ban, effective by the end of 2016. The news was revealed by an official from the Ministry of Health and Prevention on Tuesday May 31 to coincide with World No Tobacco Day. (ua)
added Jun 2, 2016 09:38

[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco-related illnesses on the rise in UAE

The incidence of tobacco-related diseases continues to increase in this country, doctors said at a conference in the capital on Wednesday. Speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Dr Wael Al Mahmeed, a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic Abu D
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:05

[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco conference highlights cancer link

The call to quit the use of tobacco and other related products like shisha and electronic cigarettes resonated in Dubai on Thursday, when medical practitioners and healthcare providers discussed the global and regional incidence rates of colorectal or col
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:03
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