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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Shisha clampdown ‘will create a generation with no interest in tobacco’, UAE health experts say

Smoking shisha is far more dangerous than smoking cigarettes, they warn, and say the regulations will mean less exposure to second-hand smoke, as well as bringing social benefits. “It will have a very good, positive effect,” said Dr Wedad Al Maidoor, he
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:08
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[Asia] One in five teenage boys in UAE smokes, report finds

Levels of tobacco use by young people were described as shocking on Monday after a new study found one in five boys aged 13 to 15 was a smoker. Experts said teenage smoking was on the rise and blamed cheap cigarettes and inadequate education on the healt
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 5, 2013 18:24
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[Uae] Three-year drive against tobacco use launched

the Ministry of Health launched a three-year campaign that will empower youth, the most vulnerable section of the society, against the habit. The campaign presents Shaikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Arts and Culture Au
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 31, 2013 00:21
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[Uae] Smoking shisha is a way of life. We shouldn’t give it up

Arabeed is one of many who advocate incremental health measures for their tribe of smokers. These could include, for example, limiting the number of shisha smokers in each cafe, raising awareness about spending too long in a smoke-filled atmosphere and en
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 14, 2015 17:39
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia, Uae] Saudis seize 10m smuggled cigarettes

Saudi border customs inspectors seized nearly 10 million cigarettes and 1.5 million tobacco bags which dealers tried separately to smuggle into the Gulf Kingdom.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added May 12, 2016 15:45
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'Dizziness', the super-tobacco hooking UAE teens

teenagers in the United Arab Emirates are turning to a little-known tobacco product five times more potent than cigarettes and said to cause seizures.... Omar is not alone in smoking medwakh, which means "dizziness" in Arabic; the product is reportedly po
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 22, 2015 11:48
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[Uae] War on tobacco

the Ministry of Health launched a three-year campaign that will empower youth, the most vulnerable section of the society, against the habit. The campaign presents Shaikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Arts and Culture Au
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 30, 2013 17:31
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[Uae: Dubai] E-cigarettes ban in UAE up in smoke

Despite the UAE-wide e-cigarette ban in the UAE, there is evidence of growing use of the electronic alternative to tobacco, Gulf News has learnt. Health experts urged civic authorities to take swift action to stop the illegal trade. Investigation reveale
Gulf News (ae)
added May 5, 2013 20:42
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UAE may ease the ban on sale of e-cigarettes

The document that was sent to the WTO and a copy of which is with Khaleej Times states that the objective of the regulation is to protect human health by ensuring that quality products are available in the market. Currently, the sale of e-cigarettes is
Kahlee Times (ae)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:30
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[Uae] E-cigarettes being sold in a Dubai mall despite ban

Retailers at the Chinese-themed Dragon Mart were found by The National to be selling the devices, which are marketed as a smoking cessation tool.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Apr 18, 2014 13:15
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