Headlines Tagged with Egypt — 273 headlines found
Factors that have contributed to the spike in the illegal cigarette brands include a deteriorating security situation across the country and a series of sudden and sharp taxes increases on legitimate cigarettes. The Government of Egypt is still struggli
Jun 7, 2013 Arabian Gazette (ae)
added Jun 8, 2013 01:25
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
Jun 1, 2013 Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2013 10:42
Passive smoking causes diseases in 71 per cent of Egyptian houses. According to Dr Magdi Badran, a fellow and consultant at the Paediatrics Immunology Institute of Postgraduate Childhood Studies at Ain Shams University, women smokers have a greater risk
Jun 6, 2013 The Egyptian Gazette (eg)
added Jun 6, 2013 10:34
Apr 23, 2013 Reuters
added Apr 23, 2013 12:22
Tobacco companies even exploit revolution. According to WHO's Global Adult Tobacco Survey, when Hosni Mubarak's government in Egypt was overthrown and smoking regulations fell by the wayside, tobacco companies stepped in to promote smoking as a way to de
Apr 7, 2013 St. Joseph (MI) Herald-Palladium
added Apr 7, 2013 09:13
Phillip Morris will help to train Customs Authority teams in the latest techniques to combat cigarettes smuggling, according to a press release. With these skills, Philip Morris hopes to prevent counterfeit cigarettes from entering the Egyptian market.
Mar 12, 2013 Egypt Independent (eg)
added Mar 12, 2013 12:49
The government would start with the least controversial measures, including a “luxury” sales tax on tobacco, alcohol and soft drinks, he said. Income tax changes were unlikely to be pushed through until at least July.
Mar 7, 2013 New York Times
added Mar 7, 2013 13:57
Japan Tobacco Inc. announced March 4 that the JT Group has completed the acquisition of Egypt's Al Nakhla Tobacco Co. With headquarters and two factories in Cairo and Shebin El Kom, Nakhla is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water pipe tobacc
Mar 4, 2013 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Mar 4, 2013 05:43
The Tobacco Division at the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) is to hold a meeting with the head of the Egyptian Tax Authority (ETA) to discuss government-proposed taxes on tobacco products, said Ibrahim El Embaby, head of the division.
Feb 19, 2013 Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:15
The economic reform program that the government has prepared for the International Monetary Fund to consider for its loan includes a raise on cigarette taxes by LE0.75 for local brands and LE1.25 for imported brands, a government source said.
Feb 19, 2013 Egypt Independent (eg)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:01