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Nargileh goes global as Lebanon seeks to enforce smoking ban

As Lebanon enters the second year of its indoor smoking ban, public health experts are looking at ways that the country can learn from the experiences of countries with older smoking bans and which are also having to contend with the ever-growing popular
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:11
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[Lebanon] Minister’s Tobacco Ties Stall Smoking Law

“Smoking Kills,” but the Lebanese will not be able to read this warning on cigarette packets since the Finance Ministry has postponed the implementation of an importation provision of Law 174.
Al-Akhbar (lb)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:07
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[Lebanon] Effectiveness of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs among Lebanese school and university students

add to the general international literature on the impact of pictorial warnings on youth and young adults. This study is also the first to test a non-health pictorial warning about the negative economic consequences of smoking, and to find that such a war
Tobacco Control
added Aug 13, 2013 10:13
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[Lebanon] Tripoli's orphanages combat smoking with art

The first stage of the project entitled "Tripoli's Orphans Draw Against Smoking" was launched at the Shaarani Orphanage under the patronage of the World Health Organization and Anwar Khanji's organization for arts and culture.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Jul 28, 2013 20:43
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[Lebanon] Anti-smoking event honors progress, calls for stricter implementation

“In a lot of bars and pubs companies are going around and actually selling cigarettes or promoting it through the usual nicely dressed ladies and glamorous things like that, and it’s still happening,” said Dr. Rima Nakkash, an assistant professor in healt
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Jun 28, 2013 21:19
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[Lebanon] Anti-smoking event honors progress, calls for stricter implementation

“In a lot of bars and pubs companies are going around and actually selling cigarettes or promoting it through the usual nicely dressed ladies and glamorous things like that, and it’s still happening,” said Dr. Rima Nakkash, an assistant professor in heal
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Jun 28, 2013 21:14
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The effect of taxation on tobacco consumption and public revenues in Lebanon

The estimated elasticities indicate that an increase in taxes on all tobacco products would lead to a reduction in consumption and an increase in government revenue. Evidence from Lebanon on the effectiveness of increased taxation may help initiate natio
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:21
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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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Iranian Tobacco Company to open outlet in Lebanon ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Apr 28, 2013 19:13
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[Lebanon] Busted! Lebanese airline smoking video goes viral

A video of a defiant woman smoking on a Lebanese airline has gone viral by making the rounds on Facebook and Twitter on Saturday. The video, which has been viewed over 75,000 times by Saturday evening, shows a woman puffing on a cigarette on a Middle Eas
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Apr 23, 2013 14:54
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