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Dubai Duty Free has confirmed that new tobacco taxes do not apply to departing passengers from Dubai airports. more

Dec 4, 2017 2:00 PM News

The Emirates Standardization and Metrology Authority has set mandatory standards for dokha tobacco products. more

Dec 1, 2017 5:00 PM Products

Researchers in the United Arab Emirates have found that alternative tobacco products such as shisha and medwakh, a small smoking pipe popular in the region, contain harmful elements. more

Jul 11, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Obaid Al Tayer, the minister of state for financial affairs has announced that a new law on excise duty on tobacco as well as fizzy and energy drinks is expected to be issued this year. more

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Leaf


From the Associate editor


Is anyone accountable for their own life anymore?

Alcohol and sugar are found to be a health risk but the tobacco industry faces harshest criticism.

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