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[Uae] Updated anti-tobacco law lauded

The updated anti-smoking legislation was announced in the third week of this month , and will come into effect in six months. Experts believe that children in families of smokers have an increased chance of becoming smokers themselves. They also said th
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 21, 2013 14:48
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Health Care UAE's Anti-Smoking Law Restricts Tobacco Sale

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.
Gulf Business (ua)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:30
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[Uae] Spare your kids the secondhand smoke, urges MoI

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has underscored the importance of protecting passengers - especially kids -- in the wake of the upcoming law banning smoking in cars when minors below 12 years are riding. The law comes into effect from January 2014.
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Aug 21, 2013 06:46
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi Police urges motorists to gear up for ban on smoking

Motorists and passengers have been urged to uphold the new law that prohibits smoking in private vehicles in the presence of children under the age of 12, the Higher Commission of Child Protection in the Ministry of Interior said today. Although the ban
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 20, 2013 16:11
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Ministry of Health announces new regulations in UAE's anti-tobacco law

The main drive of the new regulations is aiming to reduce smoking among youth. A study carried out in Abu Dhabi showed that 28 per cent of children aged 15 years or younger, are smokers, while 30 per cent of people aged 18 are smokers.
7 Days (ae)
added Aug 20, 2013 07:14
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[Asia, Uae] Does a nicotine patch break Ramadan fast?

The use of nicotine patches is permitted and does not break the fast during the month of Ramadan, according to the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (AWQAF) in Abu Dhabi.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jul 22, 2013 13:26
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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] Ramadan Question: Does smoking - if smoke does not enter stomach - break the fast?

"Smoke inhalation - even entering the mouth or nose is invalidating the fast. We have evidence from the Hadith of Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him). Smoking is a violation of the sanctity of fasting, because it risks entry into the stomach."
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jul 16, 2013 02:32
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[Uae] LETTER: Smoking bans must be enforced

I think it's time the authorities got serious about ensuring public areas such as malls and restaurants are smoke-free. It's ridiculous that those of us who are non-smokers are subjected to dangerous second-hand smoke if we choose to go for a meal somew
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 3, 2013 15:30
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[Uae] Three-year drive against tobacco use launched

the Ministry of Health launched a three-year campaign that will empower youth, the most vulnerable section of the society, against the habit. The campaign presents Shaikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Arts and Culture Au
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 31, 2013 00:21
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