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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

[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

[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

[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

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

[Mid-east, Switzerland, Uae] How safe are e-cigarettes?

GCC governments need to set clear standards for e-cigarettes and help avoid misleading claims about their reduced risk reduction potentials, experts have said. The call has come from experts from a leading company, Philip Morris International (PMI), whic
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 1, 2016 17:38

[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] GCC:100% tax on tobacco and energy drinks

the GCC countries have decided to impose steep taxes on these products. The group will impose a uniform tax of 100 percent on tobacco products, 100 percent on energy drinks and 50 percent on soft drinks, local media reported on Sunday. (ae)
added Jan 11, 2016 18:12

UAE Cabinet approves formation of Anti-Tobacco Committee

to coordinate nationwide efforts to reduce tobacco use. ... the committee will also develop a database on the use of tobacco and its products and international tobacco trade. The committee will comprise 15 members from 12 government entities, nine federa
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:31

[Uae] Smoking one shisha pipe is equivalent to 140 cigarettes

Pre-marital screening by the Health Authority Abu Dhabi in 2011 found that 6.8 per cent of men and 2.8 per cent of women smoke shisha, the majority of them in the 20 to 29 age group. One shisha pipe and the charcoal is the equivalent to smoking about 140
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:39

Tighter controls needed on smoking in the UAE

Dr Mohammed Jaloudi, Chief of Medical Oncology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, told 7DAYS the prevalence of lung cancer in the next 15 to 20 years could get worse if restrictions are not implemented.
7 Days (ae)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:31
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