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[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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[Lebanon] Hajj Hasan talks projects with Iranian Tobacco Co.

Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan emphasized Friday the need to create joint industrial projects between Lebanon and Iran during his meeting with Mohammadian Shumaki, head of the delegation from the Iranian Tobacco Company. “We agreed with the Iranian
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:47
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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
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[Asia, Mid-east] Because of Syrian war, Lebanon's tobacco industry is booming

In the months following the outbreak of war in March 2011, many of Syria's cigarette factories closed down. Others were not able to cover market demand after imports of tobacco stopped, leading to a sharp rise in demand for Lebanese cigarettes — particul
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2016 19:49
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[Lebanon] Ad watch: Porsche Design's Shisha 2 hits the Lebanese market

Tobacco Control
added Feb 11, 2016 16:45
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Tobacco smuggling drops in Lebanon following Regie Company crackdown

Cigarette and tobacco smuggling to Lebanon fell from 40 percent to 25 percent recently thanks to the tough measures adopted by the authorities, the head of tobacco Regie Company said Tuesday. “We have managed to crackdown on tobacco smuggling and thus bo
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 8, 2016 21:56
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[Lebanon, UK] 'Smart' lighter designed to help people quit smoking one of 15 Lebanese start-ups to take part in new business accelerator programme

The Slighter, from a tech firm based in Beirut, records a smoker’s trends in the first week of use and then sends them notifications when they are ‘allowed’ to smoke, to help them cut down gradually.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 6, 2015 01:55
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[Asia, Mid-east] As Health ‘Goes Up in Smoke,’ Lebanon’s Youth Battle Over Tobacco

This is the new face of youth smoking in Lebanon and indeed across the Middle East... Lebanon’s young people have a particular taste for water pipes, also known as hookah or shisha. As these graphs from peer review journal Tobacco Control clearly show, m
Egyptian Streets
added Nov 11, 2015 17:17
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[Lebanon] Lebanese tobacco farmers urge government to increase prices for export losses

Tobacco farmers in Akkar called upon the government to support the sector by allowing them to expand their harvested areas while increasing the number of kgs per permit from 330 kg to 500 kg.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:01
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[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east, Pakistan, Tunisia] Application of the Abridged SimSmoke model to four Eastern Mediterranean countries

The Abridged SimSmoke model has been used to show the number of deaths from smoking and how MPOWER policies can be used to reach the WHO non-communicable deaths voluntary target for cigarette use reduction in four countries.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2015 22:21
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