Headlines Tagged with Uae — 658 headlines found
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
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
Feb 16, 2016 Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 16, 2016 13:41
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
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.
Apr 7, 2013 Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:16