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[Mid-east, Uae] Tax hike may not deter smokers

Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 22, 2013 16:34

[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

[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 (ae)
added May 22, 2013 07:51

[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
added May 21, 2013 06:31

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] EDITORIAL: Controlled sale of tobacco products a good move

Sharjah’s step to ban availability of such items near schools and homes will help promote anti-smoking rules
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 5, 2013 13:58

One in seven dentists smoke despite health risks, UAE study shows

Smoking can lead to gum disease, tooth decay and even cancer - but one in seven dentists in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah are still lighting up, a health study has shown. Stress, heavy workloads, financial worries, poor working conditions, medical emergen
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 14, 2013 15:19
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