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[Lebanon] Jordan nargileh ban sparks public outcry

A ban on water pipes in restaurants and cafes has caused uproar in Jordan where $1 billion worth of tobacco goes up in smoke every year. Under a decision based on a 2008 law that was not previously enforced, the government has announced that by the end
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:11
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[Lebanon, Mid-east] Gulf countries rank high on smoking study

Lebanon was the only Middle Eastern country where smoking rates for women were higher than 20% ... Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and Oman were among the 10 countries with a population over 1 million that had the highest average daily cigarette consumption in 201
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:36
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[Lebanon] U.S. awards AUB grant for e-cigarette research

A team of researchers from the American University of Beirut has been awarded a $2.1 million grant by the United States government to study e-cigarettes.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:15
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[Lebanon] Alarming study links lung cancer to nargileh, generators

Lebanese researchers mapped the most dangerous risk factors contributing to lung cancer in the country, which they say are frightening because of their prevalence in daily urban life. Their study is the latest in a slew of research linking nargileh or w
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:15
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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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