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‘Jordanians spend JD500m on tobacco every year’

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.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:48

[Jordan] Hubble-bubble, there's shisha-smoking trouble on Saudi beaches!

“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
Al (jo)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:02

[Jordan] Youth lured into smoking by low tobacco prices

"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
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:08

[Jordan] Health ministry opposes cigarette price cut

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.
Jordan News Agency (PETRA) (jo)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:36

Interest in Jordan's parliamentary elections goes up in smoke

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
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 10, 2013 10:19

Determinants of Cigarette Smoking Initiation in Jordanian Schoolchildren: Longitudinal Analysis

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
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 21, 2014 11:43

[Asia, Mid-east] Jordan embarks on aggressive anti-smoking campaign

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
Middle East Online (uk)
added Jun 19, 2017 15:08

[Mid-east] Jordanians protest new taxes

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.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19

[Mid-east] Are you a man? Do you smoke? If your answers are yes, you should move to Jordan

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
Al (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:01

[Jordan] Winners of anti-smoking media campaign honoured

Journalists and media outlets should enhance their role in spreading awareness of the dangers of smoking, HH Princess Dina Mired, director general of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF), said on Wednesday. Speaking at a ceremony to honour winners o
Ammon - Voice of the Silent Majority (jo)
added Jun 29, 2013 12:32
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