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[Egypt] Hard battle ahead for heaviest smoker in Arab world

In a survey conducted in 10 Egyptian governorates from 2010 to 2012, Egypt's Health Ministry, in cooperation with the WHO, found that the number of Egyptian smokers reaches about 24.4 percent of the country's 84 million population, excluding 8 million ex
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2013 10:42
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[Egypt] Islamists 'ban' smoking in Sinai

An Islamist group in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula threatened to launch a crusade against drug use and cigarette smoking in the lawless desert region on Wednesday, prompting fears about the growing influence of radical groups in post-revolutionary Egypt.
Reuters
added Dec 27, 2012 05:28
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Egypt's Eastern Tobacco 9-month net profit up 19 %

Eastern Co said on Sunday its nine-month net profit rose by 19.4 percent compared with the same period last year. The company's net profit from July 1 to March 31 reached LE841.760 million ($110.39 million), up from LE704.705 million in same period last
Egypt Independent (eg)
added Apr 27, 2015 10:27
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Addressing voter apathy with cigarettes: Egypt tobacco firms expect extra profits during elections

Parliamentary candidates traditionally provide drinks, cigarettes and sheesha to people who attend election rallies and speeches, according to Osama Salama, president of the Giza and Cairo tobacco traders association.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Mar 16, 2015 11:03
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[Africa, Egypt, Mid-east] “Smoking Kills,” is the main message of the Tobacco Atlas

The American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation unveiled the first-ever Arabic version of The Tobacco Atlas and its companion website TobaccoAtlas.org, during a press conference on Monday. The conference was hosted by the World Health Organisation (
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Jun 14, 2013 01:45
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[Egypt, Yemen] Government's anti-tobacco efforts go up in smoke

Laws are in place but not strictly enforced or followed
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 3, 2010 00:00
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[Africa, Egypt] Eastern Company to present feasibility study to parliament to approve tobacco cultivation

Eastern Company SAE intends to present a feasibility study on tobacco cultivation in Egypt to the House of Representatives for approval, as part of the company’s efforts to provide tobacco locally rather than bearing the high costs for its import, accord
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:36
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[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east, Pakistan, Tunisia] Application of the Abridged SimSmoke model to four Eastern Mediterranean countries

The Abridged SimSmoke model has been used to show the number of deaths from smoking and how MPOWER policies can be used to reach the WHO non-communicable deaths voluntary target for cigarette use reduction in four countries.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2015 22:21
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Lebanon foils record cigarette smuggling attempt to Egypt

Lebanon thwarted the largest ever cigarette smuggling attempt to Egypt in December, the Egyptian Embassy announced Monday. "Out of 15 containers, owned by a Jordanian company, four containers [were found to include] 40 tons of counterfeit cigarettes," a
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 12, 2013 12:21
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[Egypt, Russia, Turkey] Biomarkers of Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Waterpipe Tobacco Venue Employees in Istanbul, Moscow, and Cairo

Conclusions: Non-smoking employees of waterpipe tobacco venues were exposed to high levels of SHS, including measurable levels of carcinogenic biomarkers (tobacco-specific nitrosamines and PAHs).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 5, 2017 15:10
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