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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

[Jordan] Health ministry opposes cigarette price cut

Health Minister Abdullatif Wreikat said Jordan has gone along way in a crackdown on tobacco use through a set of executive legal procedures to enforce the public health law and his minister will vigorously press ahead in the fight against smoking.
Jordan News Agency (PETRA) (jo)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:36

[Jordan] Anti-tobacco pictorials fail to sway smokers

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.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 25, 2013 21:52

[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

Interest in Jordan's parliamentary elections goes up in smoke

the vote has been overshadowed by the government's recent fuel price hikes and decision to lower cigarette prices. Many Jordanians see the latter as either the government caving to business interests – a price floor made it difficult for manufacturers to
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 10, 2013 10:19

[Jordan] Health ministry seeks reversal of tobacco price cut

The Ministry of Health has called on the government to reconsider its approval of a reduction in prices of Jordanian-manufactured tobacco products. Health Minister Abdul Latif Wreikat on Monday sent a letter to Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour urging him t
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2013 15:35

[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

[Jordan] ‘Local tobacco companies to reduce cigarette prices by 15%’

Local tobacco companies have informed the Income and Sales Tax Department that they plan to reduce the prices of cigarettes by around 15 per cent in a bid to compete with smuggled cigarettes, a government source said Sunday.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Dec 4, 2012 01:31

[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

[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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