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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 Lawsuit Seeking to Close Eastern Tobacco Delayed to Feb. 3

The lawsuit, filed in March 2012, seeks the withdrawal of Eastern Co. (EAST)’s license to operate and the closure of its plants on grounds the production of cigarettes and the tobacco used in water pipes runs counter to the principles of Islamic law, as s
Bloomberg News
added Jan 8, 2013 12:40
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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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Egyptian Cigarette Maker Restarts Production as Strike Ends

Eastern Tobacco, Egypt’s monopoly cigarette maker, resumed production after reaching agreement with workers who had been on strike for two days, Fatma Ramadan of the Egyptian trade union federation said in a phone interview.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 20, 2012 00:21
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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 announces tax hikes, hits alcohol and tobacco hardest

Surprising most everyone in the country on Sunday, less than a week ahead of a constitutional referendum, the government announced a series of tax hikes across the board, from alcohol and tobacco to gas and real estate.
Bikya Masr (eg)
added Dec 10, 2012 02:53
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Japanese Tobacco to acquire Egyptian hookah-molasses company

Third-largest international tobacco seller, Japanese Tobacco Inc, announces it is buying a stake in Al Nakhla Tobacco
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Nov 21, 2012 11:24
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[Egypt] Smoking linked to hyperopia

Passive smoking in children may influence their refractive error, according to a study in the latest issue of Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics.
Optician (uk)
added Jun 25, 2012 13:58
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Egyptians seek solace in smoking despite anti-tobacco day

As the world observed the annual World No Tobacco Day yesterday, many Egyptians in the capital, Cairo, shrugged off the campaign
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 27, 2012 14:12
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