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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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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Dokha smoking becoming an addiction in UAE, say experts

Health experts have warned against dokha smoking, a habit spreading among the youth in the UAE and across the world. "The alarming issue is that we are witnessing a huge increase in the dokha usage for the past seven years. It started to spread through
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:14
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[Asia, Mid-east] Children in UAE as young as nine smoking: study

A study has shown that children in the UAE are inhaling their first hit of tobacco aged nine or younger, prompting calls for households to become smoke-free to stop children from developing an addiction to nicotine. A UAE University study presented at a
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 28, 2017 14:59
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[Asia, Mid-east] Does doubling of UAE cigarette prices only hit low-income smokers?

“It’s too early to measure impact because a lot of people have been hoarding cigarettes in the last few months knowing that the prices will go up," commented the doctor who has served as the president of the Emirates Cardiac Society in the past. “Many
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Oct 17, 2017 17:59
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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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