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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 (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:01

[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 (jo)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:52

Jordan's Union Tobacco to boost capacity by 90% via USD21.4m expansion ($$) (ae)
added Jul 16, 2013 05:00

[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
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