Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Jordan 201 headlines found

12 Views

[Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia] 2 face arraignment in nearly $10M cigarette trafficking case

Two New Jersey residents charged in a nearly $10 million cigarette trafficking scheme face arraignment in Virginia. The hearing for 39-year-old Eyad Salahedin and 37-year-old Laila Alayat is set for Thursday morning in U.S. District Court in Richmond.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2016 15:35
12 Views

Jordan to enforce smoking ban despite public fury

the kingdom's government now wants to enforce a Western-style smoking ban in restaurants, cafes and other public places. The ban, coming from a law passed in 2008 but not full enforced, also would see the government revoke the licenses of all 6,000 coffe
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2014 21:55
12 Views

[Jordan] ‘174 violators referred to court in 2013 for smoking in public’

Hundreds of violators of the Public Health Law, which prohibits smoking in public places, have either been referred to court or issued warnings this year, a Ministry of Health official said. Malek Habashneh, director of the ministry’s awareness departmen
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:06
11 Views

Cigarette demand is responsive to higher prices: findings from a survey of University students in Jordan

Nearly one-third of university students in Jordan smoke... Conclusions Higher taxes may be particularly effective in reducing smoking among University students in Jordan.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 2, 2015 07:26
11 Views

‘Money spent on tobacco in Jordan can build 8 hospitals’

Jordanians annually spend JD508 million on tobacco, which is enough to build eight hospitals, Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society President Mohammad Shreim told the Jordan News Agency, Petra, on Thursday. Smoking is an “epidemic” that is not yet listed
Jordan Times (jo)
added Apr 18, 2015 13:09
11 Views

[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 Jan 9, 2014 17:08
11 Views

[Jordan] Health ministry seeks reversal of tobacco price cut

The Ministry of Health has called on the government to reconsider its approval of a reduction in prices of Jordanian-manufactured tobacco products. Health Minister Abdul Latif Wreikat on Monday sent a letter to Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour urging him t
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2013 15:35
10 Views

34% of doctors in Jordan smoke

according to “The reality of tobacco control in Jordan” report released on Monday. The report, which was released at a seminar, was based on figures from several past local and global studies. Around 20 per cent of Jordanians aged between 11 and 12 smok
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:04
10 Views

[Jordan] ‘Local tobacco companies to reduce cigarette prices by 15%’

Local tobacco companies have informed the Income and Sales Tax Department that they plan to reduce the prices of cigarettes by around 15 per cent in a bid to compete with smuggled cigarettes, a government source said Sunday.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Dec 4, 2012 01:31
9 Views

[Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia] N.J. woman headed to prison for bootlegging millions of dollars in cigarettes

A dual citizen of the United States and Jordan, Laila Alayat and a 39-year-old man purchased thousands of cartons of cigarettes from wholesale club stores in Virginia, taking advantage of the nation's second-lowest per carton tax, Roanoke.com said.
NJ.com
added Jun 17, 2016 21:05
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines