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[Uae] Ministry tackles youth smoking with survey

Dubai: The UAE is pulling out all the stops in its efforts to reduce smoking in adolescents. The latest push comes from the Ministry of Health (MoH) that announced on Monday the third tobacco survey among adolescents.
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 4, 2013 13:41
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[Uae] LETTER: Smoking in parks

I am a resident of Rolla, in Sharjah, and I usually visit a park near Al Mina Road, only to see and get disappointed with the presence of some men enjoying cigarettes. The problem persists in spite of the rules and regulations in place. What is to be do
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 3, 2013 13:06
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[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] LETTER: 'Number of young smokers is a cause for concern'

Any store caught selling tobacco to children should be handed hefty fines. Moreover, parents who have the habit of smoking should avoid it when in front of their children, as this will not only prevent them from the dangerous effects of passive smoking bu
7 Days (ae)
added Jan 13, 2013 23:40
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Driver high on marijuana blames UAE crash on second-hand smoke

ABU DHABI // A driver who was under the influence of marijuana when he crashed, killing his cousin, told a court he was stoned from second-hand smoke.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 9, 2013 14:29
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[Uae] LETTER: Effects of smoking

I am one of the many readers of your effective newspaper and so I have chosen this paper as a medium to expose the harmful effects of smoking.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 8, 2013 18:30
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[Uae] EDITORIAL: The smoking gun of social change

Nobody is going to pretend that all of those 2011 regulations have been fully and effectively enforced. Take the ban on smoking in shopping malls, for example - business owners have resisted, even paying multiple fines, saying that customers could never
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Dec 28, 2012 05:30
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Pictures will not deter those who want to light up, says UAE smoker

Mr Akkawi, 29, a Jordanian Lebanese expatriate who was born and raised in the UAE, fears little can be done to cut the number of smokers. He said that when he was a teenager, one of the main attractions of smoking was the thrill of hiding it from his pa
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Dec 28, 2012 04:01
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Graphic warnings unlikely to deter UAE smokers, study suggests

The survey, conducted for Al Aan TV and The National by the international pollster YouGov, found that of 1,473 respondents, about a quarter (24 per cent) were smokers. ... Almost all the smokers (93 per cent) had seen them, but half (49 per cent) said
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Dec 27, 2012 17:04
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[Uae] Cigarette graphics mandatory after January 1

No further extensions will be awarded to clear old stock
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 27, 2012 01:34
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[Uae] All tobacco packs to display health warnings

Imported cigarettes and other tobacco products which do not carry a graphic health warning on packs will be totally banned in the UAE from 1st of January 2013, the acting director general of the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA)
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:07
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