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[Asia, Uae] Saudis spend SR23m on cigarettes per day

Saudis spend an average SR23 million (Dh22.5m) on cigarettes every day and nearly 23,000 smokers in the Gulf kingdom die every year. Figures by the Saudi Naqaa Association for Combating Smoking showed around six million people in the world's largest oil
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:00

[Uae] Shisha smoking is more addictive than cocaine, expert says

During a lecture he gave in the capital, Dr Wasim Maziak, Department of Epidemiology Professor at the Florida International University and Director of the Syrian Centre for Tobacco Studies, revealed that smoking shisha is more addictive than cocaine, acc
Gulf News (ae)
added Oct 30, 2013 02:34

[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Anti-tobacco law to come into effect on January 21

The Dubai Municipality has issued a comprehensive guide book to ensure the implementation of the executive regulations of the anti-tobacco federal law with only four months left for businesses to comply.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:15

[Uae] LETTER: Smoking drivers in grave danger

I was shocked to see drivers smoking at leisure and throwing cigarette butts out on the road. The cigarettes can ignite other flammable substances, which could be disastrous for other vehicles on the road and lead to a great calamity.
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:15

[Uae] EDITORIAL: Getting tough on an antisocial habit

Such legislation benefits everyone. It is up to all of us, those who smoke and non-smokers alike, to act responsibly and obey the law.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:45

[Uae] New anti-tobacco law hailed

Residents in the emirate – both smokers and non-smokers — have welcomed the passing of the anti-tobacco law but some feel the January enforcement is too long. “This is very good news... but they need to do it as soon as possible,” said Farida Ahmad Sidd
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Aug 26, 2013 12:37

Scepticism over UAE ban on smoking in cars

Residents are sceptical over whether police will be able to enforce a ban on smoking in cars if children under 12 are inside. A law banning the practice issued last month is to be enforced from next year, but traffic police have not yet decided how to do
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 26, 2013 05:43

[Asia, Uae] 4 black points for throwing cigarette out of car: Dubai Traffic Chief

Drivers who throw lit cigarettes out of cars will be fined Dh500 and have four black points added to their traffic record under a new anti-smoking federal law in the UAE, Dubai’s Traffic Police chief was reported on Saturday as saying. Some motorists ha
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Aug 24, 2013 11:04

[Uae, Uae: Dubai] The Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates : Executive regulations of anti-tobacco law announced

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced the executive regulations of the anti-tobacco federal law, which were approved by Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in the Cabinet's Resolut (fr)
added Aug 21, 2013 14:53

[Uae] Updated anti-tobacco law lauded

The updated anti-smoking legislation was announced in the third week of this month , and will come into effect in six months. Experts believe that children in families of smokers have an increased chance of becoming smokers themselves. They also said th
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 21, 2013 14:48
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