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[Egypt] AUC Launches Smoke and Tobacco Free Campus Initiative

In an effort to make The American University in Cairo (AUC) a healthier campus by the centennial celebration in 2019, the University has launched an initiative to ban smoking and tobacco use on campus in phases. The initiative kicked off this month, perm
Al (jo)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:40

[Africa] Egypt's Eastern co needs upto $300 mln per annum to buy raw materials and spare parts

added Apr 19, 2017 00:13

[Asia, Egypt, Israel] 2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots

Israeli customs officials at the Nitzana crossing foiled an attempt to smuggle two tons of tobacco over the border, worth a total of 200,000 NIS and for which taxes would have been 1,000,000 NIS. The tobacco was hidden in pots imported by the Palestinia
Arutz Sheva (
added Mar 1, 2017 04:18

[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Ramadan 2016 TV series are 'smoking'... literally!

A total of 348 scenes featuring smoking and drug abuse have been aired in TV series in the first five days of the holy month of Ramadan, the social solidarity ministry's Fighting and Treating Addiction Fund (FTAF) said in a Wednesday statement
Al (jo)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:34

[Egypt] Flash Was Detected as Russian Jet Broke Apart, U.S. Military Officials Say

They shrug off the risks, exhale cigarette smoke and talk about destiny. “Russia is dangerous and not safe either,” said Svetlana Golobitz, a pediatrician from St. Petersburg sucking on a cigarette just outside the terminal gate. “You can have an acciden
New York Times
added Nov 7, 2015 15:40

Supervising the stoners: Egyptian tobacco traders call for the legalization of cannabis

Celeb stoner Bob Marley. The Tobacco Traders Association has called for a 10% tax on cannabis, which could potentially save EGP 4.2bn. The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association demanded a serious review of a proposal to legalise the hashish trade, s
Al (jo)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:51

[Egypt] Tobacco Taxes: A Smuggler's Boon?

As the government raises taxes on cigarettes hoping to deter smokers, is an illegal tobacco market growing in Egypt?
Business Today Egypt
added Jan 9, 2012 00:00

Hazards of smoking in Egypt

The Egyptian Gazette (eg)
added Jul 8, 2011 00:00

New tax doubles price of tobacco in Egypt

The Independent (uk)
added Jul 1, 2010 00:00

'Harmless hookah' targeted in Egypt health drive

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 10, 2006 00:00
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