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[Mid-east, Uae] GCC countries warned of heavy price for smoking

"The magnitude of tobacco consumption is a huge issue," said Prof Tawfik Khoja, the director general of the Executive Board of the GCC Health Ministers' Council. He was speaking at the opening day of the 14th Gulf Symposium on Tobacco Control.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 12, 2012 00:28
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Third of UAE smokers ignore price hikes or graphics

Skepticism over proposed government steps to encourage people to quit smoking abound
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jun 10, 2012 01:50
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[Uae] Tobacco law has little impact on shisha business in Ajman

Ajman’s shisha cafe owners are reporting little impact on business, more than a year after strict rules governing the sale of tobacco were enforced. Despite initial fears that the law would drive away business and force some cafes to close, owners said c
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:02
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[Uae] Abu Dhabi cafe owner: ‘Where will the people go if my shisha cafe closes?’l

“They come back at night, too. People are inside the cafe all the time. If the cafe closes, where will people go?” The cafe is in a residential area and about 150 to 200 people visit each day, many of them regulars. Staff at cafes in the area have been
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:15
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Confusion lingers over new law on UAE shisha cafes

From February 1, cafes may not operate within 150 metres of residential areas, schools and mosques. There are about 500 shisha cafes in the emirate including 176 in Abu Dhabi city, 178 in Mussaffah, 90 in Al Ain and 11 in Al Gharbia, and about 90 per c
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:13
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[Uae] News items promoting tobacco may be banned

Al Maidoor, head of the National Tobacco Control Committee at the Health Ministry said she is in talks with the National Media Council (NMC) to prevent indirect promotion of tobacco through newspaper articles. “According to the law and bylaws, direct or i
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Dec 25, 2013 21:49
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Graphic warnings unlikely to deter UAE smokers, study suggests

The survey, conducted for Al Aan TV and The National by the international pollster YouGov, found that of 1,473 respondents, about a quarter (24 per cent) were smokers. ... Almost all the smokers (93 per cent) had seen them, but half (49 per cent) said
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Dec 27, 2012 17:04
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[Asia, Mid-east] Does doubling of UAE cigarette prices only hit low-income smokers?

“It’s too early to measure impact because a lot of people have been hoarding cigarettes in the last few months knowing that the prices will go up," commented the doctor who has served as the president of the Emirates Cardiac Society in the past. “Many
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Oct 17, 2017 17:59
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Smoke-free GCC? Why a new heat-not-burn cigarette may make smoking less harmful

One of the biggest tobacco companies in the world is hoping to introduce a ‘smoke-free’ cigarette to the GCC that will encourage the region’s four-million smokers to switch to a potentially less harmful product.... to stand for ‘I-Quit-Ordinary-Smoking’,
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:32
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[Mid-east] UAE to scare smokers with gory pictures, higher cigarette taxes

Raising taxes and changing the set of gory pictures on cigarette packs are among the steps that will soon be taken by the UAE to curb tobacco use in the country. Ahead of World No Tobacco Day tomorrow, a senior official from the UAE Ministry of Health a
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 30, 2016 15:04
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