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Jordan's Union Tobacco to boost capacity by 90% via USD21.4m expansion ($$)

Zawya.com (ae)
added Jul 16, 2013 05:00
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[Asia, Palestine] Report: Palestinian Women Smuggling Huge Quantities of Cheap Tobacco From Jordan

The amount of tobacco being smuggled from Jordan into Palestine is “much bigger” than the amount being stopped by PA customs, according to a Palestinian official. “Women mostly are the ones who are carrying out the smuggling,” Mohammed Rabih, an assistan
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 31, 2015 20:49
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[Jordan] A collaborative regional workshop on tobacco dependence treatment (TDT) held by World Health Organization and King Hussein Cancer Center

concludes today in Amman a two-day regional technical workshop on the "Implementation of the WHO FCTC
Zawya.com (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 13:19
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The LWDS-10J: Reliability and Validity of the Lebanon Waterpipe Dependence Scale Among University Students in Jordan

The LWDS-11 items exhibited a different factor structure in our sample. However, the modified scale (LWDS-10J) showed promising reliability and construct validity in this population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 26, 2014 22:39
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[Jordan] Anti-tobacco pictorials fail to sway smokers

The new anti-smoking pictorials that tobacco manufacturing firms recently placed on cigarette packs do not motivate smokers to kick the habit, according to smokers interviewed by The Jordan Times on Sunday.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 25, 2013 21:52
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[Asia, Mid-east] Shisha madness: Jordan fumes as smoking rates drift ever upward

Jordan's government is pushing a campaign to marginalise smoking. But in a country where 60 percent of men light up, it's a tough habit to break
Middle East Eye (uk)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:40
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Cheap tobacco lights up controversy in Jordan

Tobacco companies blame smuggling for falling cigarette prices, but health groups say these claims are puffed up. ... cigarettes in Jordan actually became cheaper in early 2013 when tobacco companies cut prices by about 25 percent, putting the government
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:06
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[Mid-east] Jordan leads region in prevalence of smoking among males — study

Jordan topped Middle East countries in the prevalence of smoking among males and third in terms of female smokers, according to a global study. Research conducted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington showed t
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:05
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[Jordan] Customs department foils attempt to smuggle 203,000 cigarette packs

Jordan Customs Department (JCD) staff on Monday foiled an attempt to smuggle 203,000 packs of cigarettes found in six containers.
Jordan Times (jo)
added May 21, 2013 13:24
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[Iraq, Jordan] Major cigarette smuggling operation foiled

Jordan Times (jo)
added Mar 26, 2012 00:00
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