Headlines Tagged with Lebanon — 306 headlines found
The Health Ministry is committed to the smoking ban, and the appointment of new administrative staff will not affect grants Lebanon receives to reduce tobacco use, ministry officials told The Daily Star.
Mar 9, 2013 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Mar 12, 2013 14:52
The Lebanese Army arrested two people allegedly involved in smuggling large quantities of cigarettes into the country, the military said Tuesday.
Dec 18, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Dec 18, 2012 15:03
a crazy woman started smoking on a middle east airline plane. after refusing to stop smoking by the flight attendant, the captain was alerted, forced her to stop smoking then arrested by police at landing.
Apr 19, 2013 LiveLeak.com
added Apr 19, 2013 14:39
Hundreds of restaurant and pub owners briefly blocked Wednesday Beirut's Sodeco road leading to Ashrafieh to protest a smoking ban that went into effect in September. The protestors, who launched their demonstration at 10 a.m., said they would not adhere
Nov 7, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Nov 7, 2012 08:58
The head of the restaurants syndicate in Lebanon, Paul Ariss, resigned on Friday in protest against the smoking ban that has been imposed in Lebanon, reported Voice of Lebanon radio (93.3).
Oct 19, 2012 Naharnet (lb)
added Oct 19, 2012 09:13
Amendments to the nonsmoking ban proposed by Lebanese Forces MP Antoine Zahra would include designated sections for smokers and would also eventually yield income to the treasury via taxes, the politician said Thursday.
Oct 4, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:55
Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud warned Tuesday that the ranks of the Tourism Police are severely understaffed, and he may not have enough officers to enforce the new smoking ban that goes into effect next week.
Aug 29, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:32
The government will be unable to implement a ban on smoking in public places, according to caretaker Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud. During an interview with the Central News Agency, Abboud said his ministry “will issue a statement soon in which it will ex
May 4, 2013 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added May 3, 2013 23:31
Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud said Tuesday that restaurants violating the country's smoking ban would be shut down as activists renewed their calls for stricter implementation of the law.
Feb 27, 2013 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Mar 30, 2013 14:55
Now, however, after registering a decline in custom, some restaurants, bars and sheesha (water pipe) cafés have started to either flout the law or fudge its specifications. “We faced a lot of problems – we lost about 60 per cent of our turnover,” says th
Mar 25, 2013 Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 25, 2013 14:27