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Iranian Tobacco Company to open outlet in Lebanon ($$)

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

[Asia, Mid-east] Lebanon’s tobacco industry is booming thanks to Syrian war

At Lebanon’s main tobacco factory, located southeast of the capital, Beirut, employees work round-the-clock but can barely cover the high demand for locally-made cigarettes. “We are lucky that there are Syrians in Lebanon,” said George Hobaika, a senior
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19

[Lebanon] Hezbollah bloc to oppose any changes to smoking law: Qassem

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem described the recent implementation of a smoking ban in public places as a great accomplishment and said his bloc would refuse any amendments to the legislation. “We support the implementation of the
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 19, 2012 09:03

[Lebanon] Minister’s Tobacco Ties Stall Smoking Law

“Smoking Kills,” but the Lebanese will not be able to read this warning on cigarette packets since the Finance Ministry has postponed the implementation of an importation provision of Law 174.
Al-Akhbar (lb)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:07

The effect of taxation on tobacco consumption and public revenues in Lebanon

The estimated elasticities indicate that an increase in taxes on all tobacco products would lead to a reduction in consumption and an increase in government revenue. Evidence from Lebanon on the effectiveness of increased taxation may help initiate natio
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:21

Lebanon's cafe culture crashes: Smoke-free zones become punter-free

Lunchtime business at Hamra’s Zawaak cafe isn’t just down, it’s non-existent. “We’d normally have around nine or 10 tables at this time,” manager Jad Tayeh says. The cafe is known for its nargileh and Monday was the first day of the full implementation o
Al (jo)
added Sep 4, 2012 07:54

[Lebanon] Hajj Hasan talks projects with Iranian Tobacco Co.

Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan emphasized Friday the need to create joint industrial projects between Lebanon and Iran during his meeting with Mohammadian Shumaki, head of the delegation from the Iranian Tobacco Company. “We agreed with the Iranian
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:47

[Lebanon] Lebanese Love of Smoking Collides with a Public Ban

Juhaina Khalidiya examines the fierce debate between those who support the purported health benefits of the ban and smokers and restaurant owners, who warn that the law could have severe economic consequences.
added Sep 5, 2012 02:34

Leading Lebanon hotelier: 10,000 jobs at risk due to smoking ban

Head of the hotel owners’ association Pierre Ashkar said around 10,000 employees could be laid off when nargileh cafes are forced to shut down by the new law prohibiting smoking indoors.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 6, 2012 02:40

[Asia, Mid-east] As Health ‘Goes Up in Smoke,’ Lebanon’s Youth Battle Over Tobacco

This is the new face of youth smoking in Lebanon and indeed across the Middle East... Lebanon’s young people have a particular taste for water pipes, also known as hookah or shisha. As these graphs from peer review journal Tobacco Control clearly show, m
Egyptian Streets
added Nov 11, 2015 17:17
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