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[Jordan] Hubble-bubble, there's shisha-smoking trouble on Saudi beaches!

“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
Al (jo)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:02

Determinants of Cigarette Smoking Initiation in Jordanian Schoolchildren: Longitudinal Analysis

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
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 (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 13:19

[Jordan] Akhtaboot becomes a "Smoke-Free Zone"

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. (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.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 26, 2014 22:39

Jordan to enforce smoking ban despite public fury

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
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2014 21:55

[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 Jan 9, 2014 17:08

[Jordan] Youth lured into smoking by low tobacco prices

"I'm not the owner, I am only a salesman and I need to sell as much as I can," he added, claiming that if he refuses to sell cigarettes to schoolchildren, they would go to another shop. Sixteen-year-old Yaser (not his real name) said he has never been a
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:08

[Jordan] ‘174 violators referred to court in 2013 for smoking in public’

Hundreds of violators of the Public Health Law, which prohibits smoking in public places, have either been referred to court or issued warnings this year, a Ministry of Health official said. Malek Habashneh, director of the ministry’s awareness departmen
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:06

[Mid-east] Jordan leads region in prevalence of smoking among males — study

Jordan topped Middle East countries in the prevalence of smoking among males and third in terms of female smokers, according to a global study. Research conducted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington showed t
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:05
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