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Ministry of Health announces new regulations in UAE's anti-tobacco law

The main drive of the new regulations is aiming to reduce smoking among youth. A study carried out in Abu Dhabi showed that 28 per cent of children aged 15 years or younger, are smokers, while 30 per cent of people aged 18 are smokers.
7 Days (ae)
added Aug 20, 2013 07:14
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[Uae] LETTER: Smoking bans must be enforced

I think it's time the authorities got serious about ensuring public areas such as malls and restaurants are smoke-free. It's ridiculous that those of us who are non-smokers are subjected to dangerous second-hand smoke if we choose to go for a meal somew
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 3, 2013 15:30
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Poll shines spotlight on teen smokers in UAE

Teenagers across the UAE are set to take part in a poll to gauge how many of them are secretly puffing on cigarettes.
7 Days (ae)
added Feb 4, 2013 22:38
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[Australia, Uae] Graphic alert: Taking the glamour out of smoking

THE UAE will be introducing more graphic images on cigarette packages but won’t be going as far as australia — for now
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 20, 2012 14:41
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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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