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[Uae] Either fewer are smoking, or many will not admit it

Smokers appear to be a dying breed in the UAE. By far most people in the survey deny using any form of tobacco, despite experts saying it is still common among Emiratis and expatriates. “People may deny smoking in a general survey but they don’t lie in
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:38

New antismoking clinics to open in UAE this year

The Ministry of Health will open six new clinics this year to help people quit smoking. Dr Widad Al Maidour, head of national tobacco control programme (NTCP) at the Ministry of Health, told Al Ittihad, The National’s Arabic sister publication, that the
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:21

[Uae] EDITORIAL: Tough policies to curb dangers of smoking

there is a strong argument for a three-pronged approach to the problem: raise prices, use advertising deterrents and enforcing existing legislation... By taking these three steps, access to cheap tobacco will be reduced, the glamour associated with smokin
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:29

UAE-wide smoking ban in enclosed public spaces next year

A nationwide ban on smoking in enclosed public places will come into force from early next year, The Ministry of Health has announced. The ban extends to universities, hospitals, public transport, theatres, cinemas, playgrounds and pitches as well as “ot
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:27

[Uae] Tobacco law has little impact on shisha business in Ajman

Ajman’s shisha cafe owners are reporting little impact on business, more than a year after strict rules governing the sale of tobacco were enforced. Despite initial fears that the law would drive away business and force some cafes to close, owners said c
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:02

[Uae] Banned e-cigarettes are a burning issue

Illegal sale and use of e-cigarettes continue unchecked in the country despite laws in place. Converts to these smoking devices swear by the benefits but health authorities say there is no research to back their claims. On Tuesday, the World Health Organ
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:10

[Uae] Islamic banks allow tobacco purchase now

Islamic banks that previously did not allow their cards to be used to make purchases at tobacco-selling stores have now changed their policy, except for one of the capital’s major banks. However, all Islamic banking institutions still do not allow their d
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 7, 2014 11:20

[Asia, Uae] Ramadan question: Can nicotine patches be used during fasting to stop smoking?

Nicotine patches and the like are allowed if none of its ingredients go into or through the stomach of the person. Nothing can be swallowed by the person.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jul 1, 2014 12:32

UAE gym urging customers to quit smoking with cigarette amnesty

Fitness First Middle East is launching a ‘Commit to Quit’ campaign and will be urging smokers to dump their fag packets into a bin at each of its centres in the UAE. The move is being carried out to coincide with World No Tobacco Day on May 31. The group
7 Days (ae)
added May 15, 2014 12:19

[Europe, Uae, UK] Emirati appointed president of anti-smoking body

Members of the Board of Trustees of the London-based International Anti-Smoking Federation-health sector have unanimously elected UAE national Dr Abdul Salam Al Madani to be the president of the federation. ... The federation links all the hospitals all
The Gulf Today (ae)
added May 7, 2014 20:34
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