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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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[Asia] UAE's anti-smoking campaigner defends move to raise cost of cigarettes

The UAE'S leading anti-smoking campaigner, Dr Wedad Al Maidoor, has dismissed claims that a 100 per cent increase in tobacco tax would do little to encourage smokers to kick the habit.
7 Days (ae)
added May 26, 2013 01:21
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[Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, Uae] New GCC tobacco tax could fuel growth of illicit trade

The dilemma facing GCC finance ministers as they deliberate over a 100 percent increase in duty on tobacco products is underlined by a White Paper published yesterday which spotlights growth in illicit trade, beyond the control of police and customs auth
Arab News (sa)
added May 23, 2013 13:42
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[Mid-east, Uae] Tax hike may not deter smokers

Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 22, 2013 16:34
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[Mid-east, Uae] New GCC Tobacco Tax Could Fuel Illicit Trade

the White Paper finds no evidence that a one-step, 100% overnight increase in duty on tobacco products will significantly affect consumption levels or smoking propensity. It highlights concern that a sharp increase in cigarette prices will fuel the growth
Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added May 22, 2013 08:54
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[Mid-east, Uae] New GCC tobacco tax could fuel growth of Illicit trade beyond control of police, customs - White Paper

Dubai Police anti-forgery head warns of knock on effects at border controls, recommends phased-in increase over five years to avoid tax shock ... contact: Tony Lewis / Lindsay Johnston Total Communications
Zawya.com (ae)
added May 22, 2013 07:51
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[Uae] Emirates to debut shisha smoking lounge onboard aircraft [SATIRE/HOAX]

Premium passengers traveling on Dubai-based airline Emirates will be exempt from the no-smoking policy starting next month, when the carrier debuts a shisha lounge on select jumbo jets. The new service is set to debut on the carrier’s fleet of Airbus A38
GlobalPost
added May 21, 2013 06:31
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[Uae] Experts raise alarm over smoking figures, costs

The six member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are home to four million smokers who consume more than 50 billion cigarettes annually and cost more than $500 million (Dh1.83 million) in health care, experts warned. Arabi Atta Allah and Maj
Gulf News (ae)
added May 12, 2013 16:59
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