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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] A law gone up in smoke

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 bubble.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:30
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[Jordan] Up in smoke: Belief that shisha pipe 'filters out' heavy metals

only a minimal amount of heavy metals are removed in the 'filtration' process when smoking shisha, also known as hookah, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. On average, 3% of heavy metals present in tobacco are re
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 20, 2015 11:00
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[Jordan] Ramadan offers chance to quit, but smokers say it’s not so easy

Sadeq Ghabashah, head of the health ministry’s tobacco control unit, said that anyone who can make it through this Ramadan’s 16-hour fast without lighting up “can quit”. “Fighting the craving for cigarettes is the most difficult step
Jordan Times (jo)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:12
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[Jordan] New warning pictorials for cigarette packs increase smokers' drive to quit - study

Jordan Times (jo)
added Oct 31, 2011 00:00
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Survey finds one-fifth of young Jordanians smoke

Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 6, 2010 00:00
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[Jordan] BRIEF-Union Tobacco And Cigarette Industries Q1 Loss Narrows

Reuters
added May 1, 2018 04:34
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Health Ministry begins inspection campaign on outlets serving argileh

The Health Ministry has begun a campaign on licensed restaurants and cafes to ensure their commitment to the regulations of serving argileh (water pipe), an official said on Saturday. Regulations released in April 2014, stipulate that facilities can eith
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:05
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[Jordan, Mid-east] BRIEF-Union Tobacco and Cigarette Industries posts Q3 loss

* Q3 NET LOSS 197,825‍​ DINARS VERSUS PROFIT OF 770,473 DINARS YEAR AGO * Q3 SALES 5.1 MLN‍​ DINARS VERSUS 9 MILLION DINARS YEAR AGO Source: (bit.ly/2z37iww) Further company coverage:
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2017 17:10
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] ‘Firm implementation of law cornerstone of tackling tobacco use’

The “firm” implementation of the Public Health Law is the “cornerstone” of achieving the desired behavioural changes relating to tobacco consumption, which will “lead to a healthier society”, experts agreed on Thursday. More institutions are “showing com
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:24
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[Jordan] Argileh smokers prone to symptoms of ‘distressed respiratory system’ — study

Regular argileh smoking is associated with a reporting of substantially more respiratory symptoms in young adults, according to a new study conducted by the King Hussein Cancer Center’s (KHCC) Cancer Control Office.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:14
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