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Tough anti-tobacco laws come into force across the UAE

The legislation makes it illegal to smoke in a vehicle when a child under 12 is present, forbids the sale of cigarettes to under-18s and bans tobacco advertising and promotion. Advertisers who flout the rules could face fines of up to Dh1 million, while
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 21, 2014 07:55

[Mid-east] Tougher measures to deter UAE smokers

Dubai: A proposal to enforce plain packaging of cigarettes and double the price of tobacco within two years has been made, a health ministry official said. “The law is expected to be enforced throughout the GCC by 2016,” said Dr Wedad Al Maidour, head
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 22:16

[Mid-east] UAE to propose plain packaging for tobacco

The proposal will be floated GCC-wide in two years when health officials will be required to revise packaging of all tobacco products.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 22:12

[Uae] Abu Dhabi cafe owner: ‘Where will the people go if my shisha cafe closes?’l

“They come back at night, too. People are inside the cafe all the time. If the cafe closes, where will people go?” The cafe is in a residential area and about 150 to 200 people visit each day, many of them regulars. Staff at cafes in the area have been
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:15

[Uae] New rules for shisha cafes explained

1) The rules come into effect from February 1. 2) All shisha cafes, except those who have applied for a special licence, will be banned from operating within 150 metres of residential areas, schools and mosques. 3) Shisha cafes must open from 10am to 1
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:14

Confusion lingers over new law on UAE shisha cafes

From February 1, cafes may not operate within 150 metres of residential areas, schools and mosques. There are about 500 shisha cafes in the emirate including 176 in Abu Dhabi city, 178 in Mussaffah, 90 in Al Ain and 11 in Al Gharbia, and about 90 per c
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:13

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Shisha clampdown ‘will create a generation with no interest in tobacco’, UAE health experts say

Smoking shisha is far more dangerous than smoking cigarettes, they warn, and say the regulations will mean less exposure to second-hand smoke, as well as bringing social benefits. “It will have a very good, positive effect,” said Dr Wedad Al Maidoor, he
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:08

[Uae] Sharjah prison becomes smoke-free in six months

No tobacco is available on premises and smokers are given medical help to quit
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2014 14:13

[Uae: Dubai] More UAE teen are smoking now

The number of children curious about smoking is increasing in the UAE, said a worried health official, but noted new anti-tobacco laws will help the younger generation. ... about 28 per cent of teens younger than 15 years are smoking. The Dubai Health Aut
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2014 04:58

[Uae] EDITORIAL: Prohibitive pricing of tobacco products needed

The UAE has enacted a host of new laws to try and curb the appeal of smoking, but too many still partake. Until such time as tobacco products are prohibitively priced, smokers will smoke.
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 9, 2014 16:54
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