Headlines Tagged with Iran — 240 headlines found
Four young men were flogged in public earlier this week in the town of Torqabeh, north-eastern Iran. The four men each received 74 lashes for smoking a traditional Iranian ghelyoon, or water pipe, in public during the daytime fasting hours in the holy mo
Jul 13, 2015 IRAN NEWS UPDATE (fr)
added Jul 13, 2015 12:35
[Afghanistan, Asia, Iran, Pakistan] Cigarette industry: 'FBR should tie revenue projections to market share'
officials of a cigarette manufacturing unit met the tax authorities at the FBR House to discuss the revenue implications of the illicit and counterfeit cigarette...Meanwhile, Minister (Trade), Washington D.C., Embassy of Pakistan, USA has informed the FBR
May 15, 2015 Business Recorder (pk)
added May 15, 2015 11:42
Iranian Deputy Health Minister Ali Akbar Sayyari said on Sunday that each year 50,000 Iranians die by smoking related causes, IRNA reported. 5.3 million people are presently smoking cigarettes in Iran, Sayyari told a press conference.
Feb 1, 2015 Tehran Times
added Feb 1, 2015 16:57
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