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[Lebanon, Mid-east] Gulf countries rank high on smoking study

Lebanon was the only Middle Eastern country where smoking rates for women were higher than 20% ... Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and Oman were among the 10 countries with a population over 1 million that had the highest average daily cigarette consumption in 201
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:36
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[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east] Foreign vs. local tobacco in the Middle East

Tobacco consumption in the region is notoriously high. Smoking is everywhere. But who's running this powerful industry?...Here is a look at some of the national Middle Eastern manufacturers, their role in the local markets they operate in and their outlo
Your Middle East
added Jan 18, 2015 21:50
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Tobacco smuggling drops in Lebanon following Regie Company crackdown

Cigarette and tobacco smuggling to Lebanon fell from 40 percent to 25 percent recently thanks to the tough measures adopted by the authorities, the head of tobacco Regie Company said Tuesday. “We have managed to crackdown on tobacco smuggling and thus bo
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 8, 2016 21:56
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[Lebanon] Busted! Lebanese airline smoking video goes viral

A video of a defiant woman smoking on a Lebanese airline has gone viral by making the rounds on Facebook and Twitter on Saturday. The video, which has been viewed over 75,000 times by Saturday evening, shows a woman puffing on a cigarette on a Middle Eas
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Apr 23, 2013 14:54
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[Asia, Mid-east] Because of Syrian war, Lebanon's tobacco industry is booming

In the months following the outbreak of war in March 2011, many of Syria's cigarette factories closed down. Others were not able to cover market demand after imports of tobacco stopped, leading to a sharp rise in demand for Lebanese cigarettes — particul
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2016 19:49
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[Lebanon] U.S. awards AUB grant for e-cigarette research

A team of researchers from the American University of Beirut has been awarded a $2.1 million grant by the United States government to study e-cigarettes.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:15
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[Lebanon] Jordan nargileh ban sparks public outcry

A ban on water pipes in restaurants and cafes has caused uproar in Jordan where $1 billion worth of tobacco goes up in smoke every year. Under a decision based on a 2008 law that was not previously enforced, the government has announced that by the end
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:11
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[Lebanon] Alarming study links lung cancer to nargileh, generators

Lebanese researchers mapped the most dangerous risk factors contributing to lung cancer in the country, which they say are frightening because of their prevalence in daily urban life. Their study is the latest in a slew of research linking nargileh or w
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:15
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[Lebanon, Ukraine] Ukrainian Woman Takes Clothes Off at Beirut Airport to Protest Smoking Ban

A Ukrainian national took her clothes off on Saturday at Rafik Hariri International Airport to protest the smoking ban, media reports said.
Naharnet (lb)
added Dec 22, 2012 12:21
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Iranian Tobacco Company to open outlet in Lebanon ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Apr 28, 2013 19:13
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