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[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] Hermel-Baalbek launches anti-smoking initiative

Hermel-Baalbek Governor Bashir Khodr announced Friday the launch of an anti-smoking initiative, which will designate public institutions in the region as smoke-free areas.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Mar 8, 2015 22:40

Lebanon makes resolution not to quit smoking

Last week, some of the estimated 1,000 business owners who have been fined for violations of Law 174 were finally called into court and ordered to pay LL3 million each, Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud told The Daily Star Tuesday. He was speaking following a
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Jan 9, 2013 12:01

NEUMANN: No Smoking in Lebanon

It's hard to argue against a ban on smoking in public spaces in a country like Lebanon, where the rate of lung cancer among men is nearly 16 percent per 100,000 cases. But the question is what will happen to the small, decades-old cafes
added Oct 7, 2012 12:42

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

Smoking ban goes into effect in Lebanon

Starting today, smoking is prohibited in all enclosed bars, restaurant and cafes in Lebanon in accordance with Law 174, which passed exactly one year ago.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 3, 2012 10:21

[Lebanon] Ad watch: Porsche Design's Shisha 2 hits the Lebanese market

Tobacco Control
added Feb 11, 2016 16:45

[Lebanon] Lebanese Army arrests two over cigarettes smuggling

The Lebanese Army arrested two people allegedly involved in smuggling large quantities of cigarettes into the country, the military said Tuesday.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Dec 18, 2012 15:03

[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

[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
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