Headlines Tagged with Egypt — 289 headlines found
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
Apr 14, 2015 Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Apr 14, 2015 12:47
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
Apr 5, 2015 Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Apr 6, 2015 15:00
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
Apr 6, 2015 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:51
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.
Apr 2, 2015 Cairo Post (eg)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:39
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
Apr 1, 2015 Egyptian Streets
added Apr 1, 2015 18:52
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.
Mar 25, 2015 Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:44
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.
Mar 12, 2015 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Mar 16, 2015 11:03
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
Feb 22, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 22, 2015 16:19
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
Jan 18, 2015 Your Middle East
added Jan 18, 2015 21:50
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.
Oct 14, 2014 Al-Ahram (eg)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:25