Headlines Tagged with Uae — 673 headlines found
A GCC level proposal, if implemented will cause local tax on tobacco sales and production to replace the customs duty currently enforced, reported Khaleej Times.
May 31, 2012 MENAFN.com
added Jun 2, 2012 22:05
The dilemma facing GCC finance ministers as they deliberate over a 100 percent increase in duty on tobacco products is underlined by a White Paper published yesterday which spotlights growth in illicit trade, beyond the control of police and customs auth
May 23, 2013 Arab News (sa)
added May 23, 2013 13:42
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
Jan 13, 2014 Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 22:16
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
Aug 23, 2013 Khaleej Times (ae)
added Aug 26, 2013 12:37
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
Mar 23, 2014 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 24, 2014 10:14
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.
May 30, 2016 Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added May 30, 2016 19:57
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
May 20, 2013 GlobalPost
added May 21, 2013 06:31
[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”.
Jul 31, 2015 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11
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
Jan 8, 2014 Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2014 04:58
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Dec 26, 2012 Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 27, 2012 01:34