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[Mid-east, Switzerland, Uae] How safe are e-cigarettes?

GCC governments need to set clear standards for e-cigarettes and help avoid misleading claims about their reduced risk reduction potentials, experts have said. The call has come from experts from a leading company, Philip Morris International (PMI), whic
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 1, 2016 17:38

[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] GCC:100% tax on tobacco and energy drinks

the GCC countries have decided to impose steep taxes on these products. The group will impose a uniform tax of 100 percent on tobacco products, 100 percent on energy drinks and 50 percent on soft drinks, local media reported on Sunday. (ae)
added Jan 11, 2016 18:12

UAE Cabinet approves formation of Anti-Tobacco Committee

to coordinate nationwide efforts to reduce tobacco use. ... the committee will also develop a database on the use of tobacco and its products and international tobacco trade. The committee will comprise 15 members from 12 government entities, nine federa
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:31

[Uae] Smoking one shisha pipe is equivalent to 140 cigarettes

Pre-marital screening by the Health Authority Abu Dhabi in 2011 found that 6.8 per cent of men and 2.8 per cent of women smoke shisha, the majority of them in the 20 to 29 age group. One shisha pipe and the charcoal is the equivalent to smoking about 140
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:39

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

[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

[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

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

[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

[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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