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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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Predictors of Cigarette Smoking Progression Among a School-Based Sample of Adolescents in Irbid, Jordan: A Longitudinal Study (2008-2011)

Boys and girls progressed similarly in cigarette smoking once they initiated the habit. Progression among girls was solely family-related, while it was peer-related for boys.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2015 12:06
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‘Money spent on tobacco in Jordan can build 8 hospitals’

Jordanians annually spend JD508 million on tobacco, which is enough to build eight hospitals, Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society President Mohammad Shreim told the Jordan News Agency, Petra, on Thursday. Smoking is an “epidemic” that is not yet listed
Jordan Times (jo)
added Apr 18, 2015 13:09
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[Jordan, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco, argileh to kill 1 billion people in 21st century — Princess Dina

Dina Mired has underlined that tobacco and argileh will be responsible for the death of 1 billion people in the 21st century if no radical action is taken in this regard. The princess, who is director general of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF),
Jordan Times (jo)
added Mar 21, 2015 19:52
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[Jordan] Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again

It's widely believed that hookahs filter out these heavy metals and are therefore safer than cigarettes, the authors pointed out in a news release from BioMed Central. But researchers from the German Jordanian University and the Royal Scientific Society
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 20, 2015 15:25
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