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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Egypt] PHA: Towards corporate dictatorship

Philip Morris tobacco company is using ISDS.... It affects workers. Similar ISDS provisions are being used... it means that unelected foreign transnational corporations can dictate the policies of democratically elected governments and over-ride the highe
Communist Party of Australia (CPA) (au)
added Oct 13, 2015 10:20
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[Egypt] Spike in ‘single’ cigarette sales expected to decrease tax proceeds by EGP 2bn: Traders

The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association expects a decrease in tax proceeds of EGP 2bn in the current fiscal year’s national budget, due to a nationwide increase in purchasing single cigarettes.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Legalise hashish trade to combat budget deficit: Tobacco Traders

The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association demanded a serious review of a proposal to legalise the hashish trade, submitted to the Legislative Reform committee headed by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb. Legalising such a trade could contribute quickly
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Apr 6, 2015 15:00
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[Egypt] Tobacco traders demand cigarettes distribution on ration cards

The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association called on the Minister of Supply to distribute a monthly quota of cigarettes through the ration card system, which benefits 40 million low-income citizens.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:44
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Striking workers claim victory at Egypt's cigarette monopoly

Two-day strike for better pay and conditions at state-owned Eastern Company cigarette manufacturer ends after investment minister promises to meet workers' financial demands
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Dec 19, 2012 12:44
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[Egypt] Eastern Tobacco workers strike for higher wages, profit share

Strike for better pay and bonuses at Eastern Tobacco enters second day, workers also demand dismissal of company chairman
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Dec 18, 2012 14:26
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Egypt loses LE 4 bln to illicit cigarette trade

Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Mar 21, 2012 00:00
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[Africa, Mid-east] Factors influencing the tobacco control policy process in Egypt and Iran: a scoping review

This study addresses a gap in knowledge concerning tobacco control in the Middle East and has identified multiple factors which are potentially slowing the process of enforcing policy to address tobacco consumption. Iran is the regional leader for tobacc
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 01:06
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[Africa, Mid-east] Twenty percent of Egyptians over 15 are smokers, reveals CAPMAS ahead of no-smoking day

Of Egypt's total population of 93 million, an estimated 12.6 million are smokers, according to the data. The over-15 age group represents approximately 62 percent of the total population. The World No Tobacco Day was launched by the World Health Organiz
Al-Ahram (eg)
added May 30, 2017 22:44
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Cash offer for TV shows to hide cigarettes, drugs has some in Egypt fuming

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali announced on May 11 that the ministry would offer a reward of 1 million Egyptian pounds (about $100,000) to any TV series airing during the upcoming Ramadan that does not feature any smoking or drug use.
Al-Monitor
added May 21, 2016 20:09
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