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[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
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Amendments to Public Health Law a step in right direction — experts

Proposed changes seek to address ‘loopholes’, increase fine on smokers in public places...Tobacco-Free Jordan Association, said the association fully supports the amendments, which are consistent with international standards for tobacco control.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:20
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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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[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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[Asia, Mid-east] Jordanian writer gunned down outside courthouse

the man had been motivated by his anger over the cartoon posted to Facebook by writer Nahed Hattar...depicted a bearded man, smoking and in bed with two women, asking God to bring him wine and cashews. All physical depictions of God or the Prophet Muhamma
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 26, 2016 17:43
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east, Syria] Can he kick the habit? Taim Hassan wants to quit smoking with a cigarette in his mouth!

In an unconventional way to try and kick the habit, the Syrian actor challenged himself by putting a cig in his mouth and seeing how long he could go for without lighting it up. The "Nos Youm" actor shared his woes with his Instagram followers by postin
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jul 29, 2016 00:23
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[Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia] N.J. woman headed to prison for bootlegging millions of dollars in cigarettes

A dual citizen of the United States and Jordan, Laila Alayat and a 39-year-old man purchased thousands of cartons of cigarettes from wholesale club stores in Virginia, taking advantage of the nation's second-lowest per carton tax, Roanoke.com said.
NJ.com
added Jun 17, 2016 21:05
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[Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia] Cigarette trafficking figure pleads guilty

A New Jersey woman pleaded guilty Thursday in a scheme that allegedly used shell businesses to purchase at least $9.5 million worth of Virginia cigarettes and transport them to New Jersey and other states for illegal resale. Laila Alayat, 37, faces up to
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 17, 2016 19:41
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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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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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