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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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[Jordan] Parliament is public place where smoking should be prohibited, senator argues

“Because Parliament, especially under the Dome, is a place where senators, deputies, ministers, citizens and even schoolchildren are frequently present, it is a public place by default,” Senator Yassin Husban said. In its discussions of amendments to th
Jordan Times (jo)
added Mar 29, 2016 23:13
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[Asia, Mid-east] Shisha madness: Jordan fumes as smoking rates drift ever upward

Jordan's government is pushing a campaign to marginalise smoking. But in a country where 60 percent of men light up, it's a tough habit to break
Middle East Eye (uk)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:40
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[Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia] 2 face arraignment in nearly $10M cigarette trafficking case

Two New Jersey residents charged in a nearly $10 million cigarette trafficking scheme face arraignment in Virginia. The hearing for 39-year-old Eyad Salahedin and 37-year-old Laila Alayat is set for Thursday morning in U.S. District Court in Richmond.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2016 15:35
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Cigarette demand is responsive to higher prices: findings from a survey of University students in Jordan

Nearly one-third of university students in Jordan smoke... Conclusions Higher taxes may be particularly effective in reducing smoking among University students in Jordan.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 2, 2015 07:26
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[Asia] UAE football team members smoked shisha in Jordan? 'Children commit mistakes...'

Five players of the UAE national football team were spotted smoking shisha (hookah) in a coffee shop during a coaching camp in Jordan, it has been reported. The players dressed in UAE training attire sneaked out of a training camp for a few hours and we
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Sep 16, 2015 17:36
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[Asia, Palestine] Report: Palestinian Women Smuggling Huge Quantities of Cheap Tobacco From Jordan

The amount of tobacco being smuggled from Jordan into Palestine is “much bigger” than the amount being stopped by PA customs, according to a Palestinian official. “Women mostly are the ones who are carrying out the smuggling,” Mohammed Rabih, an assistan
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 31, 2015 20:49
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