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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE could ban smoking in all public places

The UAE is proposing a total ban on smoking in public spaces by the end of 2016, according to reports. The National Tobacco Control Committee of the UAE will make a proposal to amend the Federal Tobacco Control Law, making public spaces 100 percent smoke
Arabian Business
added Jun 1, 2016 20:34
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[Mid-east] Shisha is ‘much worse for smokers than cigarettes’, UAE health checks show

Shisha smokers have up to four times the amount of carbon monoxide in their lungs than cigarette smokers. That is the finding of health checks that marked No Tobacco Day on Tuesday. The Ministry of Health asked doctors from mobile clinics to host smokin
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46
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[Asia, Uae] Why you can't buy any cigarettes, tobacco products in Dubai tomorrow

Dubai-based fuel retailer Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) has announced a 24-hour ban on the sale of cigarette and tobacco products tomorrow, May 31, across its all Enoc and Eppco service stations network in the UAE.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added May 30, 2016 19:57
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[Mid-east] UAE to scare smokers with gory pictures, higher cigarette taxes

Raising taxes and changing the set of gory pictures on cigarette packs are among the steps that will soon be taken by the UAE to curb tobacco use in the country. Ahead of World No Tobacco Day tomorrow, a senior official from the UAE Ministry of Health a
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 30, 2016 15:04
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia, Uae] Saudis seize 10m smuggled cigarettes

Saudi border customs inspectors seized nearly 10 million cigarettes and 1.5 million tobacco bags which dealers tried separately to smuggle into the Gulf Kingdom.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added May 12, 2016 15:45
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[Asia, Uae] ‘E-cigarettes more harmful than traditional smoking’

He was speaking at the seminar organised by the Anti-Smoking International Alliance (ASIA), a UK-based non-profit organisation, at the Dubai World Trade Centre on April 18, where findings of studies on chemical reactions in e-cigarettes were presented.
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 24, 2016 02:22
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[Asia, Uae] Tobacco firm not burnt by changes in WHO laws

one unlikely company from the UAE has found a way to rise above the ashes. That's because increased rules and regulations suit the Al Matuco Tobacco Group just fine. "We obey everything that the World Health Organisation (WHO) give us," Al Matuco's h
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:35
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shortage of tobacco push Saudis to buy from the UAE

Smokers travel to Dubai to buy large quantities of tobacco at affordable prices in the aftermath of the decision to increase the prices of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia. The customs authorities put a cap on the quantity of tobacco which Saudi tourists ca
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:00
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[Asia, Japan, Uae, Uae: Dubai] 'Secondhand smoke affects milk teeth of children'

A team of dentists in Dubai is considering dissecting the effects of secondhand smoke on the primary or milk teeth among children. The Gulf Today learnt about this when Dr Marwan Al-Obeidi was interviewed about the study “Secondhand Smoke and the Incide
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Mar 3, 2016 23:16
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UAE 'spies' to report smoking in non-designated areas

UAE smokers will now have something else to fear: teams of undercover 'secret agents' on the prowl for people smoking in non-designated areas. As approved under the law, those found flouting the rules will be fined Dh500. A senior health official said o
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 16, 2016 13:41
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