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Gulf Cooperation Council recently ratified and implemented a 100% excise tax on tobacco in Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, to be followed by the other member countries. Here is a commentary on the cigarette landscape. Read more

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A smoking ban has recently gone into effect inside malls in the emirate of Kuwait, spurred on by the Environment Public Authority. The authority reminded everyone that smoking indoors would result in paying a fine. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Regulating by science,
not prejudice

Everyone can agree that regulations should be in place to control e-cigarettes. But, shouldn’t these regulations be based on new scientific findings more than old prejudice?

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