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[Lebanon] Mikati firm on smoke ban, suggests amendments

Prime Minister Najib Mikati said Tuesday his government was committed to the smoking ban which has been a target of criticism by restaurant owners and suggested a committee be formed to look into possible amendments of the law.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 6, 2012 14:40
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KARAM: No smoke but plenty of fire as Lebanon becomes incendiary

In principle, I am in favour of any smoking ban and hope the government does not give in to calls to amend the law, if only because it would set a thorny precedent.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 5, 2012 17:14
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Restaurant owners protest Lebanon smoking ban

Restaurant owners and employees have staged a sit-in to protest a new smoking ban in closed public places. The ban on smoking in places like restaurants and pubs went into effect Monday.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2012 22:34
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[Lebanon] Lebanese bar owners protest smoking ban

More than 350 protesters who gathered Monday in Antelias, Lebanon, said a newly implemented smoking ban will hurt the tourism industry.
UPI
added Sep 3, 2012 22:25
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[Lebanon] Charbel requests enforcement of smoking ban

Interior Minister Marwan Charbel requested that security agencies in Lebanon enforce a smoking ban in public spaces that will come into effect on September 3, the National News Agency reported on Monday.
Now Lebanon (lb)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:14
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[Lebanon] Higher tobacco taxes can boost state revenues by $170 mln: AUB study

Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Apr 8, 2012 00:00
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[Lebanon] NDU students challenge lax smoking ban on campus

Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Nov 22, 2011 00:00
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[Lebanon] Parliament passes no-smoking law

Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Aug 19, 2011 00:00
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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 29, 2013 14:01
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[Lebanon] Protesters demand modification of Lebanese non-smoking law

Over 350 demonstrators gathered Monday in the Metn town of Antelias, just north of Beirut, to protest a ban on smoking in all closed public spaces, and called for amending the law.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 6, 2012 14:48
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