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PHCC helps 195 people quit smoking

PHCC helps 195 people quit smoking

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has helped 195 people to quit smoking out of 604 who visited Quit Smoking Clinics in various health centres during the first three quarters of this year.

Fine for drivers who smoke in vehicle carrying people under 18

Fine for drivers who smoke in vehicle carrying people under 18

A person who smokes while driving a vehicle which has an occupant under the age of 18 is punishable with a maximum fine of QR3,000, according to Article 18 of Law No. 10 of 2016 on the control of tobacco and its derivatives.

Philippines set to roll out tough no-smoking law

Philippines set to roll out tough no-smoking law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is set to sign a regulation this month banning smoking in public across Southeast Asia's second-most populous country, rolling out among the toughest anti-tobacco laws in the region.

Shisha can be more harmful than cigarette: expert

Shisha can be more harmful than cigarette: expert

Harmful effects of smoking shisha were discussed at the latest instalment of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Grand Rounds.

Transiting passenger jailed, fined for being intoxicated at HIA

Transiting passenger jailed, fined for being intoxicated at HIA

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a passenger transiting through Hamad International Airport to three months in jail and imposed a fine of QR3,500 on him for being intoxicated ...

Smokers have harder time getting work: study

Smokers have harder time getting work: study

People who smoke may find it harder to get work, and make less money than non-smokers, according to a US study out Monday.

70 students take part in activity on smoking

70 students take part in activity on smoking

More than 70 students from four major educational institutions in Qatar have participated in the second Inter-professional Education (IPE) activity on smoking cessation.