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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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[Uae] New rules for shisha cafes explained

1) The rules come into effect from February 1. 2) All shisha cafes, except those who have applied for a special licence, will be banned from operating within 150 metres of residential areas, schools and mosques. 3) Shisha cafes must open from 10am to 1
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:14
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[Uae] Updated anti-tobacco law lauded

The updated anti-smoking legislation was announced in the third week of this month , and will come into effect in six months. Experts believe that children in families of smokers have an increased chance of becoming smokers themselves. They also said th
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 21, 2013 14:48
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[Mid-east, Uae] Tax hike may not deter smokers

Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 22, 2013 16:34
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[India, Uae] Filtrona forms joint venture with tobacco products producer - UPDATE

Supplier of speciality plastic, fibre and foam products Filtrona has announced the formation of a joint venture with BBM Bommidala Group in the United Arab Emirates to manufacture filters. BBM is a producer of Indian tobacco products and by-products, and
ShareCast(uk)
added Feb 21, 2013 10:10
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[Asia, Uae] Tobacco firm not burnt by changes in WHO laws

one unlikely company from the UAE has found a way to rise above the ashes. That's because increased rules and regulations suit the Al Matuco Tobacco Group just fine. "We obey everything that the World Health Organisation (WHO) give us," Al Matuco's h
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:35
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