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Tighter controls needed on smoking in the UAE

Dr Mohammed Jaloudi, Chief of Medical Oncology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, told 7DAYS the prevalence of lung cancer in the next 15 to 20 years could get worse if restrictions are not implemented.
7 Days (ae)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:31
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[Asia, Uae] Tobacco lobby holds China's health quotient to ransom

So what is the real problem holding China back...the tobacco industry presents the biggest opposition force to a smoking ban. The CNTC has 33 provincial affiliates and each affiliate owns its own county-level sub-affiliates. The county-level tobacco manuf
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:22
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Snapchat divorce: Kuwaiti wife smoking shisha

A Kuwaiti man divorced his expatriate wife after seeing a Snapchat video of her smoking shisha. The video that has gone viral on social media has received mixed reactions. Reportedly, the wife who was smoking shisha without the knowledge of her husband
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:55
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UAE may ease the ban on sale of e-cigarettes

The document that was sent to the WTO and a copy of which is with Khaleej Times states that the objective of the regulation is to protect human health by ensuring that quality products are available in the market. Currently, the sale of e-cigarettes is
Kahlee Times (ae)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:30
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[Asia] UAE football team members smoked shisha in Jordan? 'Children commit mistakes...'

Five players of the UAE national football team were spotted smoking shisha (hookah) in a coffee shop during a coaching camp in Jordan, it has been reported. The players dressed in UAE training attire sneaked out of a training camp for a few hours and we
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Sep 16, 2015 17:36
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[Mid-east, Uae] SAIDI: Taxing question of curbs on tobacco smuggling

What can the GCC countries do to increase tobacco taxation to raise revenue and address health concerns, while also avoiding encouraging illicit trade in tobacco and the threat of contributing to the financing of terrorism? We propose a multi-pronged app
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:22
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[Mid-east, Uae] The long read: smoking kills so why is Big Tobacco’s toxic business thriving in the Middle East?

Thirty-five years ago this month, worried executives at British Ame­rican Tobacco flew the company’s commercial partners in the Arab world to London for an urgent conference to discuss “Smoking and Health in the Middle East”.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11
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[Asia] Shisha smoking increases during Ramadan in UAE

Shisha smoking increases during the holy month of Ramadan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with non-smokers also tending to pick up the habit, an expert said on Sunday. "We spend more time in the lively atmosphere of restaurants. As a result, a marked
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:53
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Are e-cigarettes perpetuating addiction? Evidence about the harmful effects of e-cigarettes remains inconclusive

In the UAE, the Ministry of Health has banned the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and the World Health Organisation (WHO) does not consider Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)... Dr Sree Kumar, specialist physician at Aster clinics, Al Karam
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 20, 2015 22:41
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Shisha cafe licensing by government agencies ‘flouting UAE’s tobacco laws’

Shisha cafes are still being granted permission to open in residential areas and near schools, a member of the Federal National Council said on Tuesday. Marwan bin Ghalita (Dubai) said some government entitities were flouting the country’s tobacco laws,
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:37
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