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Ministry of Health announces new regulations in UAE's anti-tobacco law

The main drive of the new regulations is aiming to reduce smoking among youth. A study carried out in Abu Dhabi showed that 28 per cent of children aged 15 years or younger, are smokers, while 30 per cent of people aged 18 are smokers.
7 Days (ae)
added Aug 20, 2013 07:14
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[Asia, Uae] Does a nicotine patch break Ramadan fast?

The use of nicotine patches is permitted and does not break the fast during the month of Ramadan, according to the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (AWQAF) in Abu Dhabi.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jul 22, 2013 13:26
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[Uae: Dubai] Ramadan a 'golden opportunity' for UAE smokers to kick the habit

“Ramadan is a challenge and a chance for smokers,” said Dr Hanan Obaid, head of community health at Dubai Health Authority. “It is a challenge because the hours of fasting are long – between 14 and 15 hours – and they are fasting from everything includi
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 22, 2013 13:25
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[Asia, Uae] Ramadan Question: Does smoking - if smoke does not enter stomach - break the fast?

"Smoke inhalation - even entering the mouth or nose is invalidating the fast. We have evidence from the Hadith of Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him). Smoking is a violation of the sanctity of fasting, because it risks entry into the stomach."
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jul 16, 2013 02:32
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[Uae] LETTER: Smoking bans must be enforced

I think it's time the authorities got serious about ensuring public areas such as malls and restaurants are smoke-free. It's ridiculous that those of us who are non-smokers are subjected to dangerous second-hand smoke if we choose to go for a meal somew
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 3, 2013 15:30
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[Uae] Three-year drive against tobacco use launched

the Ministry of Health launched a three-year campaign that will empower youth, the most vulnerable section of the society, against the habit. The campaign presents Shaikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Arts and Culture Au
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 31, 2013 00:21
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[Uae] 600,000 people die each year from passive smoking

The dangers of second-hand smoke to babies, pregnant women and those under 18 are being highlighted to mark World No Tobacco Day today.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 30, 2013 17:46
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[Uae] 600,000 people die each year from passive smoking

The dangers of second-hand smoke to babies, pregnant women and those under 18 are being highlighted to mark World No Tobacco Day today.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 30, 2013 17:46
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[Uae] War on tobacco

the Ministry of Health launched a three-year campaign that will empower youth, the most vulnerable section of the society, against the habit. The campaign presents Shaikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Arts and Culture Au
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 30, 2013 17:31
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[Asia, Uae] MoH launches 3-year anti-smoking campaign

In a crackdown on cigarette smoking amongst UAE's youth, the Ministry of Health has rolled out a three-year campaign to butt out this bad habit with the 'Be Smart, Don't Start' initiative to coincide with World No Tobacco Day on May 31.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added May 30, 2013 17:22
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