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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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[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
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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
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[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
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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
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