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Dubai health authority launches anti-smoking hotline

Published On: Thu, Jun 14th, 2012 | Addiction | By BioNews

The Dubai Health Authority announced Thursday it had launched a toll-free quit-smoking helpline.

Launched in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline, the 24-hour toll-free number 800-123-QUIT (7848) will guide smokers how to quit smoking.

Ahmed bin Kalban, chief executive officer of Primary Healthcare Sector at the DHA said: “The implementation of the quit smoking line … is part of the overall Tobacco-Free Dubai project.”

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