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[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

UAE tobacco law takes effect on January 21

Selling tobacco products to under-18s is banned, as is smoking in private cars while a child under 12 is in the vehicle. Tobacco advertisements are also forbidden under federal anti-tobacco law No 15 of 2009, which is effective from January 21.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 7, 2014 08:59

[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] News items promoting tobacco may be banned

Reinforcement of the Anti-Tobacco Law is off to a smooth start, said a senior health official, and hinted at a ban on news items promoting tobacco use. As the January 21 deadline of the implementation of the Anti-Tobacco Law approaches, different organis
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:50

[Uae] News items promoting tobacco may be banned

Al Maidoor, head of the National Tobacco Control Committee at the Health Ministry said she is in talks with the National Media Council (NMC) to prevent indirect promotion of tobacco through newspaper articles. “According to the law and bylaws, direct or i
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Dec 25, 2013 21:49

[Uae] Nixing nicotine for Dubai teens: Emiratis raise smoking age to 21

A coordinated effort by all municipalities to raise the legal age of smoking should be easy, just as Dubai had done, a senior Ministry of Health official said. “Many (young people) start smoking when in the University,“ said Dr Wedad Al Maidoor, head of
Al (jo)
added Nov 7, 2013 03:45

[Asia] One in five teenage boys in UAE smokes, report finds

Levels of tobacco use by young people were described as shocking on Monday after a new study found one in five boys aged 13 to 15 was a smoker. Experts said teenage smoking was on the rise and blamed cheap cigarettes and inadequate education on the healt
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 5, 2013 18:24

[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
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