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[Lebanon] Restaurant, pub owners protest smoking ban

Hundreds of restaurant and pub owners briefly blocked Wednesday Beirut's Sodeco road leading to Ashrafieh to protest a smoking ban that went into effect in September. The protestors, who launched their demonstration at 10 a.m., said they would not adhere
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Nov 7, 2012 08:58
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[Lebanon] Restaurant Owners Syndicate Boycotts Smoking Ban

Paul Ariss announced on Wednesday the boycott of the smoking ban that has been imposed in Lebanon. “After authorities implemented the smoking ban, work deteriorated by 60 percent,” Ariss told Voice of Lebanon radio (100.5). Demonstrators blocked the Sod
Naharnet (lb)
added Nov 7, 2012 08:56
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[Lebanon] Tobacco farmers say price not rising with cost

The Lebanese Tobacco Board commenced collecting 2012 harvest as farmers complained prices did not match increases in production costs.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Nov 4, 2012 13:24
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[Lebanon] Head of Restaurant Syndicate Resigns over Smoking Ban, Announces Rally for Tuesday

The head of the restaurants syndicate in Lebanon, Paul Ariss, resigned on Friday in protest against the smoking ban that has been imposed in Lebanon, reported Voice of Lebanon radio (93.3).
Naharnet (lb)
added Oct 19, 2012 09:13
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[Lebanon] Hezbollah bloc to oppose any changes to smoking law: Qassem

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem described the recent implementation of a smoking ban in public places as a great accomplishment and said his bloc would refuse any amendments to the legislation. “We support the implementation of the
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 19, 2012 09:03
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[Lebanon, Mid-east, Syria] Tobacco control in the Middle East : The Lancet Oncology ($$)

A visit from WHO in the winter of 2010 confirmed that the Syrian ban was indeed being implemented, but the events of the past 18 months or so make it unlikely that this is still the case. Neighbouring Lebanon is in a better position to ...
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:16
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NEUMANN: No Smoking in Lebanon

It's hard to argue against a ban on smoking in public spaces in a country like Lebanon, where the rate of lung cancer among men is nearly 16 percent per 100,000 cases. But the question is what will happen to the small, decades-old cafes
Vice.com
added Oct 7, 2012 12:42
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MP proposes amendments to Lebanon nonsmoking ban

Amendments to the nonsmoking ban proposed by Lebanese Forces MP Antoine Zahra would include designated sections for smokers and would also eventually yield income to the treasury via taxes, the politician said Thursday.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:55
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[Lebanon] Tourism associations call for amending smoking ban

Lebanon's tourism associations renewed a demand for amending the smoking ban, warning that the sector incurred heavy losses since the law became effective last month.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 3, 2012 07:49
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[Lebanon] Activists take to streets to help enforce smoking ban

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.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 2, 2012 16:41
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