Ministry of Finance in UAE submitted a suggestion to increase taxes on packs of cigarettes by about 29%. Nowadays, a packet of 20 cigarettes is sold for Dh7. Smoking adults represent around 18% of UAE smokers, while smoking school students aged between 12-15 years represent 28.5%. Across UAE, around 10.5% pupils smoke cigarettes, in the [...]
The medical issues of the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Yemen will be patronized and regulated by the first union called The Gulf Federation of Manufacturers of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies launched in Doha. Qatar-based Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) was the organizer of the constituent meeting.
Abdul-Aziz bin Hamad Al-Aqeel, [...]