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[Asia, Egypt, Israel] Attempted Smuggling of Nargillah Tobacco in Spare Tires Foiled

During the Passover holiday, attempt to smuggle goods into Eilat continued as usual, including an attempt to bring in nargilah (hookah) tobacco from Egypt to two Acco residents. Following a strong gut feeling, customs inspectors pulled the suspects' car
Arutz Sheva (
added Apr 14, 2015 12:47

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

[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] Officer jailed for smoking in court room

An officer was ordered jailed for 24 hours for smoking during a Thursday court session of 2013 riots at the U.S. embassy; Judge Mohamed Nagy Shehata said the policeman “would smoke Shisha next time” if he went unpunished, Youm7 reported.
Cairo Post (eg)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:39

Egypt Bans Smoking Cigarettes and Shisha

According to Egypt’s Minister of Health Adel El-Adawi, the decision to ban all forms of tobacco in public as the burden on the state through health costs associated with smoking have risen to an all-time high. With 30 percent (or 27 million) of Egypt’s
Egyptian Streets
added Apr 1, 2015 18:52

[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

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 (jo)
added Mar 16, 2015 11:03

[Africa] Egypt's President Raises Cigarette Tax

Egypt said Sunday it will raise the sales tax on both local and imported cigarettes as it confronts a major budget deficit. The decision announced by the presidency increases a flat tax by at least 7 cents for a pack of less expensive cigarettes. More e
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 22, 2015 16:19

[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east] Foreign vs. local tobacco in the Middle East

Tobacco consumption in the region is notoriously high. Smoking is everywhere. But who's running this powerful industry?...Here is a look at some of the national Middle Eastern manufacturers, their role in the local markets they operate in and their outlo
Your Middle East
added Jan 18, 2015 21:50

A quarter of Egyptians are smokers: Health minister

Egypt has one of the highest rates of smokers in the world, the country’s health minister said on Tuesday. Adel El-Adawy said during a speech at a ministry conference on the economy of the tobacco industry that 24.4 percent of Egyptians smoke tobacco.
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:25
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