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[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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[Asia] UAE's anti-smoking campaigner defends move to raise cost of cigarettes

The UAE'S leading anti-smoking campaigner, Dr Wedad Al Maidoor, has dismissed claims that a 100 per cent increase in tobacco tax would do little to encourage smokers to kick the habit.
7 Days (ae)
added May 26, 2013 01:21
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All cigarettes and other tobacco products which do not carry a graphic health warning on packs will be totally banned in the UAE from 1st of January 2013, the acting director general of the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) Moham

Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added Dec 26, 2012 21:07
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[Uae] Riyadh bans smoking in tourist facilities

Saudi Arabia’s General Commission for Tourism and Antiquities has imposed a ban on smoking at all tourism facilities. The ban includes hotels, furnished apartments, travel agencies and all closed areas where tourism activities are organised, local media
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 2, 2012 23:42
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[Uae] Quitting ‘smoking rituals’ could help nicotine-addicts kick habit

Despite awareness many still smoke because of external influences
Gulf News (ae)
added May 12, 2012 00:17
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[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] Smokers, beware when you are in Al Qasba

Al Qasba, an open-air waterfront destination, is UAE's first outdoor venue to ban smoking
Gulf News (ae)
added May 10, 2012 03:33
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[Asia, Mid-east] Why UAE residents won’t buy cigarettes for friends from duty free anymore

UAE residents who used to buy cigarettes in bulk from duty free shops for friends back home while visiting them will now cut down on tobacco purchases due to the imposition of excise tax from October 1. Residents told Khaleej Times that they used to buy
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:08
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] A third of Emiratis in their 30s smoke, screenings show

The combination of high incomes and cheap tobacco products is fuelling smoking in the UAE.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 15, 2016 17:08
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UAE Cabinet approves formation of Anti-Tobacco Committee

to coordinate nationwide efforts to reduce tobacco use. ... the committee will also develop a database on the use of tobacco and its products and international tobacco trade. The committee will comprise 15 members from 12 government entities, nine federa
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:31
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[Mid-east, Uae] SAIDI: Taxing question of curbs on tobacco smuggling

What can the GCC countries do to increase tobacco taxation to raise revenue and address health concerns, while also avoiding encouraging illicit trade in tobacco and the threat of contributing to the financing of terrorism? We propose a multi-pronged app
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:22
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