Headlines Tagged with Iran — 197 headlines found
Over 71 percent of the participants believed that hookah smoking would be more harmful to one's health than smoking cigarettes. 86 percent of the respondents showed disapproval of smoking hookahs, women more than men, and villagers more than city people
Jan 11, 2015 Tehran Times
added Jan 11, 2015 03:00
Cigarettes maintains growth potential due to low unit prices and the rising number of smokers The number of smokers in Iran continued to grow during 2013 despite widespread advertising in the mass media highlighting the negative health effects of smoking
Sep 1, 2014 Euromonitor International
added Nov 11, 2014 18:25
There are 11 million cigarette and hookah smokers in Iran, Ali Akbar Sayyari, deputy health minister said, adding the figure is equal to 14 percent of the Iranian population. Sayyari explained that 5 million of Iranians smoke cigarette, meanwhile the nu
Sep 5, 2014 TREND News Agency (az)
added Sep 5, 2014 17:55
Iranian artist Bahman Mohassess. It’s an unnerving sound because ... of the eerie juxtaposition created by the image of Mr. Mohassess’s cigarette smoke curling around his head, not far from a portable oxygen device.
Aug 8, 2014 New York Times
added Aug 8, 2014 13:41
A Christian man in Iran was sentenced by a judge to have his lips burned by a cigarette after he was found eating during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Jul 23, 2014 Inquisitr
added Jul 24, 2014 09:41
Smoking water-pipes is an age-old tradition with roots in Iran and India, but its recent resurgence in popularity among young Iranians is raising alarm bells with health professionals.
Jul 15, 2014 The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:30
Jihan Tavila, the representative of the World Health Organization in Iran, donated the award for international tobacco control to Dr. Kazem Nadafi, the head of the Health Ministry's Center for Environmental and Occupational Health announced on Wednesday.
Jul 3, 2014 Tehran Times
added Jul 3, 2014 04:42
Iran's latest smoking statistics show the age of beginner smokers dropping to 13, and government institutions have few answers to this problem.
Jun 16, 2014 Al-Monitor
added Jun 17, 2014 07:55
According to a news release by the United Nations Information Center in Tehrn, WHO called on countries to raise tobacco taxes. Higher taxes on tobacco raise more revenue for governments and health programmes, reduce tobacco use and lead to healthier comm
May 29, 2014 Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)
added May 30, 2014 04:17
[Iran, USA] Cigarette Smuggling Is Rampant in Places Where a Pack Costs $14.50—And Where a Pack Cost Fifty Cents
unlike in the U.S., the Iranian government has a good reason to look the other way. Cigarette smuggling, he explains, disrupts the dynamics in the country's bazaars. These markets were once the site of public protest and organizing by political oppositi
Mar 20, 2014 Smithsonian Magazine
added Mar 20, 2014 14:40