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[Asia, Mid-east] Beware, e-cigarettes are being used to smoke drugs in UAE

The danger of this trend lies in the fact that e-cigarettes are more socially acceptable than their traditional counterparts. The Dubai Police have recorded 17 instances of youngsters mixing drugs in electronic cigarettes and smoking them, a top officer
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:27
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Smokers fail to respond to UAE 'sin tax'

The UAE has doubled the price of smoking, but some say it only hits low-income smokers Only one in four smokers in the United Arab Emirates have changed their habits after the government introduced a 100% "sin tax" last year, it's been reported. Accordi
BBC Online
added Mar 21, 2018 13:46
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE smoking poll: only one in four have changed their habit since introduction of 'sin tax'

Of the 600 participants of an Apester poll conducted by The National, 75 per cent said the 100 per cent ‘sin tax’ on tobacco products had not led them to quit.. medwakh’s increasing popularity. The super-strength pipe-smoked tobacco was smoked by 57 per
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[Asia, Mid-east] Doctors call for 'minimum pricing' plan for tobacco after introduction of UAE's sin tax

Doctors have urged the government to look at bringing in 'minimum pricing' for tobacco to lift the prices of the cheapest cigarettes on the shelves. The move would put an end to low quality brands being sold for as little as Dh3. Tobacco producers clai
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:23
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE's 'Sin tax' driving smokers towards cheaper brands, though many say they have at least cut down

Tax hike is changing consumer habits in the UAE, as authorities vow to crack down on black market cigarettes
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:23
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UAE mulls ban on import of e-cigarettes

Dr Wedad Al Maidoor, head of the National Tobacco Control Committee, said: "All the e-cigarettes currently available in the country have not been imported, since no import standards have been specified. So, they are smuggled," she told Khaleej Times.
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:08
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[Asia, Mid-east] Illegal 'white' cigarettes make up a third of UAE's sales: report

The Tobacco Atlas report of 2018 has warned of the growth of markets supporting illicit ‘white’ cigarettes claiming a third of manufacturers are operating from free trade zones. Cheap whites, or illicit whites, are products made legally in a factory wit
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:27
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[Asia, Mid-east] Almost 3,000 smoking-related deaths a year in UAE, report shows

cost the country $569 million in lost productivity and health care costs, according to the latest report on global smoking. The vast majority of the victims – 2,718 – were men, but 265 women also died as a result of smoking. The stark statistics have be
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:06
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UAE residents love excise tax, think it’s “Smoking”!

The 100% excise tax on tobacco, which started in the UAE on October 1, 2017, created a few concerns among some citizens but it surely created a motivation for other people to consider quitting smoking. “UAE will enforce 100% per cent tax on cigarettes a
AME Info FZ LLC
added Feb 6, 2018 17:37
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[Asia, Mid-east] Vaping remains off the table in UAE for New Year resolutions

Yet in the UAE there’s one form of help that’s off the table, despite its reputation as the most effective of all: e-cigarettes. By giving a nicotine hit without the lethal chemicals created by real smoking, these battery-operated devices are now front
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 8, 2018 16:03
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