Headlines Tagged with Lebanon — 307 headlines found
Restaurant owners who object to the anti-tobacco law must work through Parliament if they want it amended, Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud said Tuesday after a meeting to coordinate enforcement of the smoking ban.
Dec 19, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Dec 19, 2012 06:09
: A small group of activists urged Tuesday the Lebanese state to effectively implement a smoking ban endorsed by the Cabinet on Sep. 3, claiming that the ban is being flouted in some instances.
Dec 18, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Dec 18, 2012 15:01
Maita is insistent. He is an unofficial messenger of a government that often has difficulty conveying clear messages, and he is a believer in laws that have regularly vanished or become malleable when put into public practice.
Oct 2, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 2, 2012 16:41
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.
Sep 5, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 6, 2012 14:40
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.
Sep 5, 2012 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 5, 2012 17:14
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.
Sep 3, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2012 22:34
More than 350 protesters who gathered Monday in Antelias, Lebanon, said a newly implemented smoking ban will hurt the tourism industry.
Sep 3, 2012 UPI
added Sep 3, 2012 22:25
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.
Aug 27, 2012 Now Lebanon (lb)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:14
Apr 5, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Apr 8, 2012 00:00
Nov 19, 2011 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Nov 22, 2011 00:00