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'Cigarettes case' testing Jordan government stance on corruption

The case of a criminal ring with rumoured political ties involved in the illegal production and smuggling of fake-brand cigarettes worth of millions of dollars is dominating public discussion in Jordan - and testing the new government's stance on corrupt
Al Jazeera
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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BRIEF-Jordan's Union Tobacco Posts FY Loss

* FY NET LOSS ATTRIBUTABLE TO SHAREHOLDERS 3.6 MILLION DINARS VERSUS ‍​PROFIT OF 51,032 DINARS YEAR AGO
Reuters
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[Mid-east] BRIEF-Jordan's Union Tobacco Q2 loss widens to 2.2 mln dinars

Reuters
added Jul 31, 2017 23:46
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[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
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[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
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[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.
Zawya.com (ae)
added Jun 17, 2014 07:46
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[Jordan] Ruseifa police seize 2586 smuggled cigarette cartons

Ruseifa police on Saturday seized 2,586 cartons of smuggled cigarettes at a warehouse at the Hiteen Refugee Camp, detaining the smugglers and referring them to court.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Apr 7, 2013 09:48
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[Jordan] Health Ministry warns against plans to lower cigarette prices

A proposal by local tobacco companies to reduce cigarette prices by 15 per cent will affect the health ministry’s efforts to reduce smoking in the Kingdom, a ministry official said on Monday. “We will write to the finance minister to reject this proposa
Jordan Times (jo)
added Dec 4, 2012 01:38
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[Jordan] MANSUR: Up in smoke

The cost of energy price hikes to the smugglers is twofold: they feel poorer (called income effect) so they want more money from their “job”, and with the rise in price they go into greater smuggling because they can make more money (the price effect).
Jordan Times (jo)
added Dec 4, 2012 01:34
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Illegal practices by employees ‘evident in tobacco case’

The Jordan Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission (JIACC) on Sunday said that investigations into the tobacco factory case had revealed “illegal practices and behaviours by public and private sector employees”. The source said that the specialised auth
Jordan Times (jo)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:08
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