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[Mid-east] Tougher measures to deter UAE smokers

Dubai: A proposal to enforce plain packaging of cigarettes and double the price of tobacco within two years has been made, a health ministry official said. “The law is expected to be enforced throughout the GCC by 2016,” said Dr Wedad Al Maidour, head
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 22:16
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[Uae] New anti-tobacco law hailed

Residents in the emirate – both smokers and non-smokers — have welcomed the passing of the anti-tobacco law but some feel the January enforcement is too long. “This is very good news... but they need to do it as soon as possible,” said Farida Ahmad Sidd
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Aug 26, 2013 12:37
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UAE 'spies' to report smoking in non-designated areas

UAE smokers will now have something else to fear: teams of undercover 'secret agents' on the prowl for people smoking in non-designated areas. As approved under the law, those found flouting the rules will be fined Dh500. A senior health official said o
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 16, 2016 13:41
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UAE's Ministry of Health rejects requests to lift ban on e-cigarettes

The Ministry of Health has rejected requests from shop owners for permission to sell electronic cigarettes and electronic shisha pipes. Officials told the National’s Arabic-language sister paper, Al Ittihad, that a number of municipalities had ref
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 24, 2014 10:14
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[Asia, Uae] Why you can't buy any cigarettes, tobacco products in Dubai tomorrow

Dubai-based fuel retailer Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) has announced a 24-hour ban on the sale of cigarette and tobacco products tomorrow, May 31, across its all Enoc and Eppco service stations network in the UAE.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added May 30, 2016 19:57
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[Uae] Emirates to debut shisha smoking lounge onboard aircraft [SATIRE/HOAX]

Premium passengers traveling on Dubai-based airline Emirates will be exempt from the no-smoking policy starting next month, when the carrier debuts a shisha lounge on select jumbo jets. The new service is set to debut on the carrier’s fleet of Airbus A38
GlobalPost
added May 21, 2013 06:31
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[Mid-east, Uae] The long read: smoking kills so why is Big Tobacco’s toxic business thriving in the Middle East?

Thirty-five years ago this month, worried executives at British Ame­rican Tobacco flew the company’s commercial partners in the Arab world to London for an urgent conference to discuss “Smoking and Health in the Middle East”.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11
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[Uae: Dubai] More UAE teen are smoking now

The number of children curious about smoking is increasing in the UAE, said a worried health official, but noted new anti-tobacco laws will help the younger generation. ... about 28 per cent of teens younger than 15 years are smoking. The Dubai Health Aut
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2014 04:58
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[Uae] Cigarette graphics mandatory after January 1

No further extensions will be awarded to clear old stock
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 27, 2012 01:34
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[Asia] Don’t ignore smoker’s cough, UAE experts say

Dubai: Smokers who dismiss a slight but persistent cough, commonly referred to as smoker’s cough, should be cautioned about the indication of a serious respiratory syndrome, said experts on Sunday.
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:16
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