Headlines Tagged with Jordan — 203 headlines found
Jordanians spend over JD500 million in cash on tobacco every year, while the indirect costs are estimated at over JD2 billion, according to the Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society.
Feb 19, 2015 Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:48
“IT is my right to enjoy a clean beach” was the motto of a recent campaign started by several Jubail residents against beach-goers who smoke shisha, or hubble-bubble, on the city’s beaches. The smokers are accused of polluting beaches with discarded coal
Jan 11, 2015 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:02
"I'm not the owner, I am only a salesman and I need to sell as much as I can," he added, claiming that if he refuses to sell cigarettes to schoolchildren, they would go to another shop. Sixteen-year-old Yaser (not his real name) said he has never been a
Jan 10, 2014 Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:08
Health Minister Abdullatif Wreikat said Jordan has gone along way in a crackdown on tobacco use through a set of executive legal procedures to enforce the public health law and his minister will vigorously press ahead in the fight against smoking.
Mar 26, 2013 Jordan News Agency (PETRA) (jo)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:36
the vote has been overshadowed by the government's recent fuel price hikes and decision to lower cigarette prices. Many Jordanians see the latter as either the government caving to business interests – a price floor made it difficult for manufacturers to
Jan 10, 2013 Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 10, 2013 10:19
shows that many Jordanian youth have an intention to initiate cigarette smoking and are susceptible to cigarette smoking modeled by peers and that girls are influenced as well by familial cigarette smoking. Prevention efforts should be tailored to address
Sep 16, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 21, 2014 11:43
Our findings support the use of graphic imagery to communicate tobacco-caused harms (particularly respiratory ones) and the use of specific taglines explaining the mechanism of harm depicted.
Aug 28, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Aug 28, 2017 22:59
The aggressive campaign banning smoking in public places mainly targets young Jordanians with a special focus on school and university students, almost 50% of whom are smokers, in a country where 29% of the adult population smokes. It is promoted with
Jun 18, 2017 Middle East Online (uk)
added Jun 19, 2017 15:08
Hundreds of Jordanians protested Friday across the kingdom... The government earlier this month imposed new sales taxes on internet and mobile use, bread, domestic fuel and petrol, cigarettes and fizzy drinks.
Feb 25, 2017 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19
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
Jan 9, 2014 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:01