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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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[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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[Mid-east, Uae] GCC considers raising tax on cigarettes

finance ministers from all six states in the Gulf Cooperation Council convene tomorrow in Riyadh. Among the many topics to be discussed is the possibility of increasing a region-wide tobacco tax in response to calls by the healthcare professionals in the
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:45
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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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