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[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
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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
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[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.
Al-Monitor
added Sep 5, 2012 02:34
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[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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[Lebanon] Lebanese tobacco farmers urge government to increase prices for export losses

Tobacco farmers in Akkar called upon the government to support the sector by allowing them to expand their harvested areas while increasing the number of kgs per permit from 330 kg to 500 kg.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:01
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[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east, Pakistan, Tunisia] Application of the Abridged SimSmoke model to four Eastern Mediterranean countries

The Abridged SimSmoke model has been used to show the number of deaths from smoking and how MPOWER policies can be used to reach the WHO non-communicable deaths voluntary target for cigarette use reduction in four countries.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2015 22:21
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Lebanon foils record cigarette smuggling attempt to Egypt

Lebanon thwarted the largest ever cigarette smuggling attempt to Egypt in December, the Egyptian Embassy announced Monday. "Out of 15 containers, owned by a Jordanian company, four containers [were found to include] 40 tons of counterfeit cigarettes," a
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 12, 2013 12:21
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[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
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Lebanon interior minister supports amending smoking ban: restaurant owners

The syndicate of restaurant owners said Saturday that Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk supported their demand to relax a 2012 smoking ban.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 7, 2015 19:43
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Nargileh goes global as Lebanon seeks to enforce smoking ban

As Lebanon enters the second year of its indoor smoking ban, public health experts are looking at ways that the country can learn from the experiences of countries with older smoking bans and which are also having to contend with the ever-growing popular
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:11
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