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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

[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 (jo)
added May 30, 2016 15:04

[Uae] Smoking one shisha pipe is equivalent to 140 cigarettes

Pre-marital screening by the Health Authority Abu Dhabi in 2011 found that 6.8 per cent of men and 2.8 per cent of women smoke shisha, the majority of them in the 20 to 29 age group. One shisha pipe and the charcoal is the equivalent to smoking about 140
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:39

Tighter controls needed on smoking in the UAE

Dr Mohammed Jaloudi, Chief of Medical Oncology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, told 7DAYS the prevalence of lung cancer in the next 15 to 20 years could get worse if restrictions are not implemented.
7 Days (ae)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:31

[Europe, Uae, UK] Emirati appointed president of anti-smoking body

Members of the Board of Trustees of the London-based International Anti-Smoking Federation-health sector have unanimously elected UAE national Dr Abdul Salam Al Madani to be the president of the federation. ... The federation links all the hospitals all
The Gulf Today (ae)
added May 7, 2014 20:34

UAE tobacco law takes effect on January 21

Selling tobacco products to under-18s is banned, as is smoking in private cars while a child under 12 is in the vehicle. Tobacco advertisements are also forbidden under federal anti-tobacco law No 15 of 2009, which is effective from January 21.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 7, 2014 08:59

[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] News items promoting tobacco may be banned

Reinforcement of the Anti-Tobacco Law is off to a smooth start, said a senior health official, and hinted at a ban on news items promoting tobacco use. As the January 21 deadline of the implementation of the Anti-Tobacco Law approaches, different organis
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:50

[Uae] EDITORIAL: Getting tough on an antisocial habit

Such legislation benefits everyone. It is up to all of us, those who smoke and non-smokers alike, to act responsibly and obey the law.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:45

Health Care UAE's Anti-Smoking Law Restricts Tobacco Sale

The latest anti-smoking law in the UAE has banned advertising of tobacco products in newspapers, TV commercials and animations and also placed restrictions on the selling of tobacco.
Gulf Business (ua)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:30

[Uae: Dubai] Ramadan a 'golden opportunity' for UAE smokers to kick the habit

“Ramadan is a challenge and a chance for smokers,” said Dr Hanan Obaid, head of community health at Dubai Health Authority. “It is a challenge because the hours of fasting are long – between 14 and 15 hours – and they are fasting from everything includi
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 22, 2013 13:25
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