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[Mid-east, Uae] The long read: smoking kills so why is Big Tobacco’s toxic business thriving in the Middle East?

Thirty-five years ago this month, worried executives at British Ame­rican Tobacco flew the company’s commercial partners in the Arab world to London for an urgent conference to discuss “Smoking and Health in the Middle East”.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11
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[Asia] Shisha smoking increases during Ramadan in UAE

Shisha smoking increases during the holy month of Ramadan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with non-smokers also tending to pick up the habit, an expert said on Sunday. "We spend more time in the lively atmosphere of restaurants. As a result, a marked
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:53
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Are e-cigarettes perpetuating addiction? Evidence about the harmful effects of e-cigarettes remains inconclusive

In the UAE, the Ministry of Health has banned the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and the World Health Organisation (WHO) does not consider Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)... Dr Sree Kumar, specialist physician at Aster clinics, Al Karam
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 20, 2015 22:41
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Shisha cafe licensing by government agencies ‘flouting UAE’s tobacco laws’

Shisha cafes are still being granted permission to open in residential areas and near schools, a member of the Federal National Council said on Tuesday. Marwan bin Ghalita (Dubai) said some government entitities were flouting the country’s tobacco laws,
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:37
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'Dizziness', the super-tobacco hooking UAE teens

teenagers in the United Arab Emirates are turning to a little-known tobacco product five times more potent than cigarettes and said to cause seizures.... Omar is not alone in smoking medwakh, which means "dizziness" in Arabic; the product is reportedly po
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 22, 2015 11:48
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco conference highlights cancer link

The call to quit the use of tobacco and other related products like shisha and electronic cigarettes resonated in Dubai on Thursday, when medical practitioners and healthcare providers discussed the global and regional incidence rates of colorectal or col
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:03
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoking kills 27 people in UAE each week

At least 26 men die each week in the UAE due to tobacco use, an average, though lower than other high-income countries, needs action from policy-makers, according to the fifth Tobacco Atlas launched in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:02
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco-related illnesses on the rise in UAE

The incidence of tobacco-related diseases continues to increase in this country, doctors said at a conference in the capital on Wednesday. Speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Dr Wael Al Mahmeed, a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic Abu D
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:05
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Cheap cigarettes take heavy toll on health

UAE is among the countries where cigarettes are so affordable that a worker earning an average salary can buy six packs with hourly wages, health experts revealed at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health being held in Abu Dhabi.
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 13:56
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoke fills conversation vacuum, says minister

The youth are picking up cigarettes and shishas due to the lost art of conversation, according to Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development. “We should find other means of conversation than (just) burning to
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:32
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