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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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[Uae: Dubai] E-cigarettes ban in UAE up in smoke

Despite the UAE-wide e-cigarette ban in the UAE, there is evidence of growing use of the electronic alternative to tobacco, Gulf News has learnt. Health experts urged civic authorities to take swift action to stop the illegal trade. Investigation reveale
Gulf News (ae)
added May 5, 2013 20:42
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[Asia] Don’t ignore smoker’s cough, UAE experts say

Dubai: Smokers who dismiss a slight but persistent cough, commonly referred to as smoker’s cough, should be cautioned about the indication of a serious respiratory syndrome, said experts on Sunday.
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:16
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[Mid-east, Uae, Uae: Sharjah] Sharjah's new smoking rule needs to be replicated across the Emirates- paper

Sharjah has made it illegal, effective immediately, for shops in exclusively residential areas, and those near schools, to sell or stock tobacco products. "This is a significant and dramatic move that needs to be replicated across the Emirates," the Abu
Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:38
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