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EPA works on enforcing smoking regulations in closed,open areas

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: The Environment Public Authority (EPA) has disclosed that it is continuing to prepare offices for engineering advisory services which will be qualified to design and implement the requirements stipulated in the smoking regulations in closed and semi-closed public places based on Environmental Protection Law No. 42/2014 …

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Smokers arrested on Kuwait International Airport

KUWAIT CITY, May 24:The Environment and Judicial Police officers have issued citations against 20 against violators of the Environment Protection Law, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, all those were arrested (except one) during a surprise to the Kuwait International Airport for smoking in ‘No Smoking’ areas after the Taraweeh …

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Police officer ‘booked’ for smoking on duty

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: In adherence to the slogan ‘No one is above the law’ the Environment Protection Police (EPP) have issued a citation against a police officer for smoking while on duty and after a cigarette was found in his office, reports Al- Rai daily. The daily added, a …

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Teachers caught smoking in schools pay KD 50 fine and School KD 1000

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Deputy Director- General for Technical Affairs at the Environment Public Authority (EPA), Engineer Mohammad Al Enezi said the authority continues to monitor environmental violations regardless of their nature and that includes smoking and others, reports Al- Anba daily. Al-Enezi said the EPA has recently visited the …

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Receptionist beaten

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 3, (KUNA): A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested for assaulting the Egyptian receptionist of a clinic in Salmiya and causing injury to his eye, reports Al-Anba daily. The attack happened after the victim requested the citizen to stop smoking using an electronic cigarette. The suspect was referred to …

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Panel calls for quick issuance of law which bans smoking in public

NPC to discuss proposal to set up nat’l drug control body KUWAIT CITY, April 18: The parliamentary Negative Phenomena Committee (NPC) has asked the Municipal Council to speed up issuance of a law which bans smoking in public and to allocate smoking areas in cafés and restaurants. Speaking to reporters …

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Kuwait move to allow ‘sheesha’ import rapped

KUWAIT CITY, March 13: Due to a series of recklessness and confusion in the Ministry of Health which continues unabated Kuwait has been thrust into a problem at the Gulf level and caused embarrassment at the world level because of the confusion in allowing or preventing the importation of electronic …

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Environment police issue citations against smokers in Avenues

KUWAIT CITY, March 11, (KUNA): In a broad crackdown campaign on violators of law banning smoking in public places, joint teams from the Environment Public Authority and environment police toured the Avenues mall, and issued on-site-citations for violators. “The campaign is meant to enforce provisions of the environment protection law …

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5,826 individuals placed on terrorist list – Smoking ban in malls to take effect this week

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: The State Security Department, with the cooperation of intelligence agencies of Gulf, Arab and friendly countries, managed to identify and place 5,826 individuals on the terrorist list, reports Al-Shahed daily. The departments of State Security of brotherly and friendly countries exerted tremendous efforts and coordinated in …

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‘Shut shisha cafes’

KUWAIT, Nov 30: Enforcement of the new Environment Protection Law entails elimination of cafés or restaurants serving shisha, which is considered one of the sources of environmental pollution, reports Al-Rai daily quoting Municipal Council Member and Environmental Committee Chairperson Man’ea Al-Ajmi. Al-Ajmi explained the law does not allow restaurants to …

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