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[Mid-east] Reclaiming the value of pictorial health warning labels in Jordan

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.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 28, 2017 22:59

[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Anti-smoking campaigners welcome tax hike on tobacco

praised the government's decision on Wednesday to raise the prices of cigarettes, while smokers had mixed reactions. The decision stipulates raising the special tax on cigarettes by JD0.457 to JD1.205 according to the packet price. On Thursday, the Inc
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 10, 2017 15:16

Dr. Feras Hawari of Jordan Honored for Leadership in Global Fight against Tobacco

Dr. Feras Hawari of Jordan has been chosen to receive the 2016 Judy Wilkenfeld Award for International Tobacco Control Excellence... Dr. Hawari helped spearhead the first comprehensive report on tobacco use in Jordan, which helped lay the groundwork for a
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 11, 2016 02:11

[Jordan] Saudi marriage up in smoke after wife divorces husband over cigarette sins

A Saudi woman is filing for divorce after she saw her husband smoke “secretly” near their home. “When we got married four years ago, one of her terms was that I do not smoke,” the husband said. “I do smoke, and I managed to hide it from my wife for four
Al (jo)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:52

[Jordan] Attempt to smuggle over 1000 cigarette cartons foiled

Jordan Customs Department (JCD) personnel in Aqaba on Saturday foiled an attempt to smuggle over 1,000 cigarette cartons into the Kingdom, according to an official source. A JCD agent became suspicious of the container after her computer flagged the ship
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 3, 2013 13:02

Jordanian women smoke more than men: report

Jordanians spend hundreds of millions of dollars every year on smoking and women’s consumption of tobacco is actually more than that of men, according to a report. Diana is an example
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 26, 2012 15:07

[Jordan, Syria] Customs Dept foils cigarettes smuggling attempt

Jordan News Agency (PETRA) (jo)
added Feb 27, 2012 00:00

[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] ‘Firm implementation’ of anti-smoking laws pledged

On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, health sector stakeholders pledged “firm implementation” of the Public Health Law as of July 1. Amendments to the law were endorsed earlier this month, imposing further restrictions on violators,
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:33

[Asia, Mid-east] Jordanian physician honoured for tobacco control advocacy

Feras Hawari, the director of the cancer control office and chief of pulmonary and critical care at the King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC), has been recognised by a leading international public health organisation for his work to reduce tobacco use in Jord
Jordan Times (jo)
added May 20, 2016 18:36

[Jordan] Akhtaboot becomes a "Smoke-Free Zone"

Akhtaboot 's Country Manager in Jordan, Mr. Ashraf Mraybeh said: "We are delighted and proud to receive the "Smoke-Free Zone" Certificate by the King Hussein Cancer Foundation. (ae)
added Jun 17, 2014 07:46
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