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[Asia, Uae] Tobacco demand to fall 40% after new excise tax

National tobacco demand in the UAE is expected to slump by 40 per cent after a new 100 per cent excise tax on cigarettes goes into force October 1, say health and tax experts. An effective doubling of prices for a single pack of cigarettes will not only
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:07
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[Asia, Uae] GODCHAUX: Stubbing out the economic cost of smoking

The UAE Government has announced an excise tax on tobacco and at 100 per cent of the existing price. How effective can this be...the combination with other instruments should not be discounted, as it has often proven to be critical in the overall success
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:22
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[Uae] U.A.E. Excise Tax Starts October in Drive to Boost Revenue

A levy on designated goods -- tobacco, energy drinks and soft drinks -- will include those sold at airports and free zones...tobacco products will be subjected to a 100 percent tax
Bloomberg News
added Aug 24, 2017 19:03
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[Uae] Emirates Approves New 'Sin Tax' to Boost Government Revenue

has issued a new law that imposes taxes on tobacco products, energy drinks and soft drinks to boost revenue and help offset the impact of lower oil prices. President of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan approved the tax decree Monday. Abu Dhabi'
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 22, 2017 02:20
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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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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] 27 people die from tobacco-relates diseases in UAE each week

Abu Dhabi: Every six out of ten Emiratis are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke, and this increases their risk of suffering from cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer by 30 per cent, a top doctor said in the capital on Monday. In fact, an average o
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:12
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, Uae: Sharjah] Alternative tobacco products are equally harmful

A team of researchers at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) has dispelled the notion that alternative tobacco products (ATPs) such as shisha and medwakh (a small smoking pipe popular in the region) are less harmful than cigarettes.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 31, 2017 17:38
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, Uae: Dubai] It's not just smoke, cigarette butts kill, too

The theme for this year is "Tobacco - a threat to development." Despite a fine of Dh500, volunteers collect thousands of kilos of cigarette waste around Dubai each time a clean-up campaign is carried out. Recently, the Dubai Municipality gathered 30kg of
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 30, 2017 22:48
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE’s cigarette tax ‘could lead to surge in tobacco smuggling’

Authorities will need to be on guard against a possible surge in the smuggling of illegal, unbranded, low-grade cigarettes after new tobacco taxes are imposed, said a former Interpol director. A 100 per cent excise duty will take effect in the UAE and to
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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[Mid-east] UAE imposes heavy taxes on tobacco and fizzy drinks

The UAE Ministry of Finance has announced a selective tax of 100 percent on tobacco and energy drinks and 50 percent on carbonated beverages on Tuesday....The UAE expects revenue through only tobacco products alone to be Dh2 billion annually.
GEO.tv (pk)
added May 24, 2017 02:38
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