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[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

Health Care UAE's Anti-Smoking Law Restricts Tobacco Sale

The latest anti-smoking law in the UAE has banned advertising of tobacco products in newspapers, TV commercials and animations and also placed restrictions on the selling of tobacco.
Gulf Business (ua)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:30
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[Uae] Spare your kids the secondhand smoke, urges MoI

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has underscored the importance of protecting passengers - especially kids -- in the wake of the upcoming law banning smoking in cars when minors below 12 years are riding. The law comes into effect from January 2014.
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Aug 21, 2013 06:46

[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi Police urges motorists to gear up for ban on smoking

Motorists and passengers have been urged to uphold the new law that prohibits smoking in private vehicles in the presence of children under the age of 12, the Higher Commission of Child Protection in the Ministry of Interior said today. Although the ban
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 20, 2013 16:11

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

[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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