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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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[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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[China, Mid-east, Uae] Shisha pipe demand goes up in smoke in Chinese factory

Yet on this day, there is little of the buzz one would expect of a Chinese assembly plant. The turmoil in much of the Middle East, the key market, has seen orders halve, and the company's owner, Luo Weiguo, hopes for stability in the Arab world and a rec
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 2, 2012 17:22
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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, Mid-east] Beware, e-cigarettes are being used to smoke drugs in UAE

The danger of this trend lies in the fact that e-cigarettes are more socially acceptable than their traditional counterparts. The Dubai Police have recorded 17 instances of youngsters mixing drugs in electronic cigarettes and smoking them, a top officer
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:27
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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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