Headlines Tagged with Uae — 673 headlines found
[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’,
Aug 21, 2017 Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:32
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
May 30, 2016 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 30, 2016 15:04
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
Dec 6, 2015 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:39
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.
Dec 6, 2015 7 Days (ae)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:31
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
May 8, 2014 The Gulf Today (ae)
added May 7, 2014 20:34
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.
Jan 6, 2014 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 7, 2014 08:59
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
Dec 26, 2013 Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:50
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.
Aug 27, 2013 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:45
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.
Aug 21, 2013 Gulf Business (ua)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:30
“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
Jul 22, 2013 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 22, 2013 13:25