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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

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

[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

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

[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
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