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[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
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[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
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[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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[Mid-east] Are you a man? Do you smoke? If your answers are yes, you should move to Jordan

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
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:01
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[Jordan] Saudi marriage up in smoke after wife divorces husband over cigarette sins

A Saudi woman is filing for divorce after she saw her husband smoke “secretly” near their home. “When we got married four years ago, one of her terms was that I do not smoke,” the husband said. “I do smoke, and I managed to hide it from my wife for four
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:52
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Jordan's Union Tobacco to boost capacity by 90% via USD21.4m expansion ($$)

Zawya.com (ae)
added Jul 16, 2013 05:00
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[Jordan] Winners of anti-smoking media campaign honoured

Journalists and media outlets should enhance their role in spreading awareness of the dangers of smoking, HH Princess Dina Mired, director general of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF), said on Wednesday. Speaking at a ceremony to honour winners o
Ammon - Voice of the Silent Majority (jo)
added Jun 29, 2013 12:32
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34% of doctors in Jordan smoke

according to “The reality of tobacco control in Jordan” report released on Monday. The report, which was released at a seminar, was based on figures from several past local and global studies. Around 20 per cent of Jordanians aged between 11 and 12 smok
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:04
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[Jordan] Customs department foils attempt to smuggle 203,000 cigarette packs

Jordan Customs Department (JCD) staff on Monday foiled an attempt to smuggle 203,000 packs of cigarettes found in six containers.
Jordan Times (jo)
added May 21, 2013 13:24
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Cheap tobacco lights up controversy in Jordan

Tobacco companies blame smuggling for falling cigarette prices, but health groups say these claims are puffed up. ... cigarettes in Jordan actually became cheaper in early 2013 when tobacco companies cut prices by about 25 percent, putting the government
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:06
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