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[Uae] New cigarette packet regulations coming

The UAE Ministry of Health is likely to introduce new anti-tobacco regulations with a view to discourage people from smoking. The third clause of the federal Tobacco Control Law No.25 of 2009 relates to the statutory warnings on cigarette packets.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Nov 7, 2012 10:34
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] GCC:100% tax on tobacco and energy drinks

the GCC countries have decided to impose steep taxes on these products. The group will impose a uniform tax of 100 percent on tobacco products, 100 percent on energy drinks and 50 percent on soft drinks, local media reported on Sunday.
Zawya.com (ae)
added Jan 11, 2016 18:12
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[Mid-east] UAE to propose plain packaging for tobacco

The proposal will be floated GCC-wide in two years when health officials will be required to revise packaging of all tobacco products.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 22:12
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UAE health chief: 'cigarette packet warnings must carry stronger message'

Visual health warnings have also started to appear on cigarette packets in the Gulf but Dr Wedad Al Maidoor, head of the UAE’s tobacco control committee, says the images are “too weak” by comparison. Al Maidoor told 7DAYS: “If you see packs in countries
7 Days (ae)
added Oct 17, 2012 03:45
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[Uae] Banned e-cigarettes are a burning issue

Illegal sale and use of e-cigarettes continue unchecked in the country despite laws in place. Converts to these smoking devices swear by the benefits but health authorities say there is no research to back their claims. On Tuesday, the World Health Organ
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:10
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[Uae] Three-month ultimatum to tobacco companies on graphic warnings

Authorites crack the whip on firms playing truant; new rule will also regulate smoke-free areas, sale of tobacco and advertising
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 16, 2012 22:12
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[Asia, Uae] Video: Man smokes gold cigar / Cigar worth around Dh5,000

A man was seen on camera boasting about a cigar made of pure gold produced specially for him. The cigar, of 24-carat gold, is worth around QR5,000 (Dh5,000) and is seen along with four other gold cigars in a gold-plated box. A YouTube film published in
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:41
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UAE gym urging customers to quit smoking with cigarette amnesty

Fitness First Middle East is launching a ‘Commit to Quit’ campaign and will be urging smokers to dump their fag packets into a bin at each of its centres in the UAE. The move is being carried out to coincide with World No Tobacco Day on May 31. The group
7 Days (ae)
added May 15, 2014 12:19
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[Uae] New warning over GCC tobacco tax

Anti-smoking campaigners urging a 100% increase in duty on tobacco products in the GCC have been warned that the move would fuel illicit trade in the region by gangs targeting young people, and lead to a growth in cigarette counterfeiting, impacting on l
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 5, 2014 18:59
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[Uae] EDITORIAL: Smoke and cough up

The UAE’s new law will not only dissuade people not to smoke while with children inside a car, it might also assist people to stop smoking altogether. To adopt a healthy lifestyle practice, especially with the region witnessing a surge in diseases such
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 26, 2014 07:11
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