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[Lebanon] Effectiveness of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs among Lebanese school and university students

add to the general international literature on the impact of pictorial warnings on youth and young adults. This study is also the first to test a non-health pictorial warning about the negative economic consequences of smoking, and to find that such a war
Tobacco Control
added Aug 13, 2013 10:13

[Lebanon] What a drag! Beirut air authorities put out naked smoking ban protest

After shedding her clothes, the naked Ukranian woman held up a sign calling for an end to the smoking ban. Lebanon was considered a safe haven for smokers, with new rules banning smoking in public places such as hospitals, schools and airports hard to ta
Al (jo)
added Dec 23, 2012 14:13

[Lebanon, Mid-east, Syria] Tobacco control in the Middle East : The Lancet Oncology ($$)

A visit from WHO in the winter of 2010 confirmed that the Syrian ban was indeed being implemented, but the events of the past 18 months or so make it unlikely that this is still the case. Neighbouring Lebanon is in a better position to ...
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:16

[Lebanon] Kataeb MPs propose amendments to smoking ban law

Kataeb bloc MPs Samer Saadeh and Nadim Gemayel on Monday submitted a draft law to Lebanon’s parliament to amend a smoking ban law and organize tobacco production, the National News Agency reported.
Now Lebanon (lb)
added Sep 19, 2012 17:29

[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

Tobacco board donates $1.1M to Lebanon's General Security

The state-run Tobacco Board delivered $1.1 million to General Security Friday as part of the organization's $3.3 million grant to the security agency. In a statement, the board said a delegation met with the head of General Security, Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibra
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:40

[Lebanon] Activists urge public to report smoking violations

Four organizations dedicated to enforcement of Law 174, which bans smoking in public places, urged people to report violations of the legislation by calling 1740, a Labor Ministry complaints hotline. The associations said they hoped the law would be appli
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Dec 28, 2012 04:47

[Lebanon] AUB tobacco researchers and Lebanese activists hold press conference on economic impacts of Law 174

Following the spread of inaccurate information regarding the alleged negative impact of Law 174 on the economy and touristic establishments, the AUB Tobacco Control Research Group and activists from Lebanese civil society decided to hold a press conferen
added Sep 4, 2012 16:43

[Asia, Mid-east] Lebanon ranked third globally in smoking

Lebanon has been ranked poorly despite Law 174, which was approved by Najib Mikati’s Cabinet in 2012, and that intended to limit cigarette consumption, at least in public places like restaurants. Although the antismoking law remains in effect, it is ver
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30

South Lebanon governorate to be smoke-free

SIDON, Lebanon: Public administration buildings in south Lebanon will be smoke-free zones, in line with Law 174 which outlaws smoking indoors, South Lebanon Governor Mansour Daou announced Monday. The decision, which will go into effect Mar. 1, was taken
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 2, 2015 19:13
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