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Qatar health officials lobby to ban smoking at mall entrances


Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) is urging new legislation that would prohibit people from smoking at the entrances of malls, Gulf Times reports.

Speaking on the sidelines of a tobacco control conference, Dr. Kholood Al Mutawa, MOPH’s head of non-communication diseases, added that anyone found with e-cigarettes could be subject to punishment, as such products are banned in Qatar.

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