NEWS AND EVENTS - INTERNATIONAL NEWS
YOU know we are living in confusing times when a product that kills six million people every year is offered as an alternative to its illicit counterpart.

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UAE’s New Excise Tax Tobacco Scheme To Apply To Shisha From Q4
February 18, 2019: The scheme works by means of a digital stamp on tobacco product packaging that ensures tax compliance. The UAE’s Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has revealed that its ‘marking tobacco scheme’, which ensures compliance with excise tax laws, will apply to shisha products from the fourth quarter of this year.
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SECOND-HAND SMOKE KILLS


Tobacco companies continue to misrepresent the evidence on the health effects of SHS exposure and even claim that WHO has concluded that SHS is not dangerous. In fact, WHO has consistently concluded the opposite: SHS kills.

Protection from exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. Policy recommendations, WHO

Countries stand shoulder to shoulder fighting "Big Tobacco"