Headlines Tagged with Jordan — 201 headlines found
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
Feb 19, 2015 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 20, 2015 11:00
Jordanians spend over JD500 million in cash on tobacco every year, while the indirect costs are estimated at over JD2 billion, according to the Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society.
Feb 19, 2015 Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:48
For all metals analysed, the concentration of metal ‘filtered’ out during the water bubbling stage is around 3% (±1%) of the total metal. Conclusions It can be concluded that this small fraction would not protect the user against exposure to the majorit
Feb 18, 2015 Springer Science+Business Media
added Feb 20, 2015 10:30
“IT is my right to enjoy a clean beach” was the motto of a recent campaign started by several Jubail residents against beach-goers who smoke shisha, or hubble-bubble, on the city’s beaches. The smokers are accused of polluting beaches with discarded coal
Jan 11, 2015 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:02
shows that many Jordanian youth have an intention to initiate cigarette smoking and are susceptible to cigarette smoking modeled by peers and that girls are influenced as well by familial cigarette smoking. Prevention efforts should be tailored to address
Sep 16, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 21, 2014 11:43
[Jordan] A collaborative regional workshop on tobacco dependence treatment (TDT) held by World Health Organization and King Hussein Cancer Center
concludes today in Amman a two-day regional technical workshop on the "Implementation of the WHO FCTC
Sep 1, 2014 Zawya.com (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 13:19
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.
Jun 16, 2014 Zawya.com (ae)
added Jun 17, 2014 07:46
The LWDS-10J: Reliability and Validity of the Lebanon Waterpipe Dependence Scale Among University Students in Jordan
The LWDS-11 items exhibited a different factor structure in our sample. However, the modified scale (LWDS-10J) showed promising reliability and construct validity in this population.
Feb 26, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 26, 2014 22:39
the kingdom's government now wants to enforce a Western-style smoking ban in restaurants, cafes and other public places. The ban, coming from a law passed in 2008 but not full enforced, also would see the government revoke the licenses of all 6,000 coffe
Jan 25, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2014 21:55
The new anti-smoking pictorials that tobacco manufacturing firms recently placed on cigarette packs do not motivate smokers to kick the habit, according to smokers interviewed by The Jordan Times on Sunday.
Jan 10, 2014 Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:08