Headlines Tagged with Jordan — 204 headlines found
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
Jun 25, 2013 Jordan Times (jo)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:04
Jordan Customs Department (JCD) staff on Monday foiled an attempt to smuggle 203,000 packs of cigarettes found in six containers.
May 21, 2013 Jordan Times (jo)
added May 21, 2013 13:24
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
Apr 19, 2013 Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:06
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.
Apr 7, 2013 Jordan Times (jo)
added Apr 7, 2013 09:48
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.
Mar 26, 2013 Jordan News Agency (PETRA) (jo)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:36
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.
Feb 25, 2013 Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 25, 2013 21:52
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
Feb 3, 2013 Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 3, 2013 13:02
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
Jan 10, 2013 Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 10, 2013 10:19
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
Jan 9, 2013 Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2013 15:35
A proposal by local tobacco companies to reduce cigarette prices by 15 per cent will affect the health ministry’s efforts to reduce smoking in the Kingdom, a ministry official said on Monday. “We will write to the finance minister to reject this proposa
Dec 4, 2012 Jordan Times (jo)
added Dec 4, 2012 01:38