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[Asia, Lebanon, Mid-east] VIDEO: Stupid woman smoking on plane

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.
LiveLeak.com
added Apr 19, 2013 14:39
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[Lebanon] Anti-smoking funds not at risk, ministry official says

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.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Mar 12, 2013 14:52
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[Lebanon] Restaurant, pub owners protest smoking ban

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
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Nov 7, 2012 08:58
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[Lebanon] Head of Restaurant Syndicate Resigns over Smoking Ban, Announces Rally for Tuesday

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).
Naharnet (lb)
added Oct 19, 2012 09:13
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MP proposes amendments to Lebanon nonsmoking ban

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.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:55
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[Lebanon] Abboud: Tourism Police too few to enforce smoking ban

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.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:32
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[Lebanon] Government to admit it can't enforce smoking ban

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
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added May 3, 2013 23:31
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[Lebanon] Restaurants will not escape smoking ban

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.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Mar 30, 2013 14:55
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[Lebanon] Lebanese treat smoking ban as a drag ($$)

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
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 25, 2013 14:27
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Robert Fisk: A misty-eyed farewell to Lebanon's smoky nargile dens

Long View: Against expectation, Lebanon’s anti-smoking campaign has been a success and one of the region's longest lasting habits is finally coming to an end
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 11, 2013 02:41
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