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[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
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[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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[Uae] Either fewer are smoking, or many will not admit it

Smokers appear to be a dying breed in the UAE. By far most people in the survey deny using any form of tobacco, despite experts saying it is still common among Emiratis and expatriates. “People may deny smoking in a general survey but they don’t lie in
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:38
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[Uae] EDITORIAL: Tough policies to curb dangers of smoking

there is a strong argument for a three-pronged approach to the problem: raise prices, use advertising deterrents and enforcing existing legislation... By taking these three steps, access to cheap tobacco will be reduced, the glamour associated with smokin
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:29
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[Uae] EDITORIAL: Prohibitive pricing of tobacco products needed

The UAE has enacted a host of new laws to try and curb the appeal of smoking, but too many still partake. Until such time as tobacco products are prohibitively priced, smokers will smoke.
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 9, 2014 16:54
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Scepticism over UAE ban on smoking in cars

Residents are sceptical over whether police will be able to enforce a ban on smoking in cars if children under 12 are inside. A law banning the practice issued last month is to be enforced from next year, but traffic police have not yet decided how to do
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 26, 2013 05:43
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[Uae] Experts raise alarm over smoking figures, costs

The six member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are home to four million smokers who consume more than 50 billion cigarettes annually and cost more than $500 million (Dh1.83 million) in health care, experts warned. Arabi Atta Allah and Maj
Gulf News (ae)
added May 12, 2013 16:59
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[Mid-east, Uae, Uae: Sharjah] Sharjah's new smoking rule needs to be replicated across the Emirates- paper

Sharjah has made it illegal, effective immediately, for shops in exclusively residential areas, and those near schools, to sell or stock tobacco products. "This is a significant and dramatic move that needs to be replicated across the Emirates," the Abu
Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:38
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One in seven dentists smoke despite health risks, UAE study shows

Smoking can lead to gum disease, tooth decay and even cancer - but one in seven dentists in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah are still lighting up, a health study has shown. Stress, heavy workloads, financial worries, poor working conditions, medical emergen
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 14, 2013 15:19
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[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] LETTER: 'Number of young smokers is a cause for concern'

Any store caught selling tobacco to children should be handed hefty fines. Moreover, parents who have the habit of smoking should avoid it when in front of their children, as this will not only prevent them from the dangerous effects of passive smoking bu
7 Days (ae)
added Jan 13, 2013 23:40
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