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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] UAE youth smoking more, experts say

According to health experts who gathered in the capital on Tuesday, tobacco use is growing in the country as younger individuals continue to adopt other forms of tobacco such as shisha (waterpipes) and midwakh (pipe tobacco).
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:01

[Uae] Smoking shisha is a way of life. We shouldn’t give it up

Arabeed is one of many who advocate incremental health measures for their tribe of smokers. These could include, for example, limiting the number of shisha smokers in each cafe, raising awareness about spending too long in a smoke-filled atmosphere and en
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 14, 2015 17:39

[Uae] Smoking on balconies in Dubai in focus after Torch Tower blaze

Though the cause behind Saturday's fire at Torch Tower remains unknown as yet, issues relating to the dangers linked to indoor and balcony smoking have come under the spotlight, with one doctor saying the knock-on effects can be detrimental to more than j
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:20

[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Residents in shock over weekend fires

Burning cigarette butts tossed through windows and shisha parties on balconies have been identified as culprits for a few major fires that killed people and ravaged properties in the past years. Though authorities have ruled out criminal motive behind t
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:28

[Uae] Either fewer are smoking, or many will not admit it

Smokers appear to be a dying breed in the UAE. By far most people in the survey deny using any form of tobacco, despite experts saying it is still common among Emiratis and expatriates. “People may deny smoking in a general survey but they don’t lie in
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:38

New antismoking clinics to open in UAE this year

The Ministry of Health will open six new clinics this year to help people quit smoking. Dr Widad Al Maidour, head of national tobacco control programme (NTCP) at the Ministry of Health, told Al Ittihad, The National’s Arabic sister publication, that the
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:21

UAE-wide smoking ban in enclosed public spaces next year

A nationwide ban on smoking in enclosed public places will come into force from early next year, The Ministry of Health has announced. The ban extends to universities, hospitals, public transport, theatres, cinemas, playgrounds and pitches as well as “ot
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:27

[Uae] EDITORIAL: Tough policies to curb dangers of smoking

there is a strong argument for a three-pronged approach to the problem: raise prices, use advertising deterrents and enforcing existing legislation... By taking these three steps, access to cheap tobacco will be reduced, the glamour associated with smokin
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:29

[Uae] Tobacco law has little impact on shisha business in Ajman

Ajman’s shisha cafe owners are reporting little impact on business, more than a year after strict rules governing the sale of tobacco were enforced. Despite initial fears that the law would drive away business and force some cafes to close, owners said c
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:02

[Uae] Banned e-cigarettes are a burning issue

Illegal sale and use of e-cigarettes continue unchecked in the country despite laws in place. Converts to these smoking devices swear by the benefits but health authorities say there is no research to back their claims. On Tuesday, the World Health Organ
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:10
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