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[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 Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:01
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[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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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] A law gone up in smoke

In a surprising move, the ministries of tourism and health, the Greater Amman Municipality and the Jordan Restaurant Association reached an “agreement” whereby hundreds of restaurants and cafés will no longer be fined for allowing smoking the hubble bubb
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:30
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[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
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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
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[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 Bawaba.com (jo)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:52
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[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
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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
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[Jordan, Syria] Customs Dept foils cigarettes smuggling attempt

Jordan News Agency (PETRA) (jo)
added Feb 27, 2012 00:00
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[Jordan, New York] Flew the coop? Man charged with selling untaxed smokes reportedly jetted overseas

He left on a jet plane, and authorities want a Brooklyn man accused of selling untaxed cigarettes on Staten Island back here again. But whether or not Moatasem Okal returns from Jordan is another matter. On Wednesday, state Supreme Court Justice...issued
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Aug 31, 2018 11:29
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