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[Lebanon] Hermel-Baalbek launches anti-smoking initiative

Hermel-Baalbek Governor Bashir Khodr announced Friday the launch of an anti-smoking initiative, which will designate public institutions in the region as smoke-free areas.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Mar 8, 2015 22:40

Lebanon interior minister supports amending smoking ban: restaurant owners

The syndicate of restaurant owners said Saturday that Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk supported their demand to relax a 2012 smoking ban.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 7, 2015 19:43

South Lebanon governorate to be smoke-free

SIDON, Lebanon: Public administration buildings in south Lebanon will be smoke-free zones, in line with Law 174 which outlaws smoking indoors, South Lebanon Governor Mansour Daou announced Monday. The decision, which will go into effect Mar. 1, was taken
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 2, 2015 19:13

[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east] Foreign vs. local tobacco in the Middle East

Tobacco consumption in the region is notoriously high. Smoking is everywhere. But who's running this powerful industry?...Here is a look at some of the national Middle Eastern manufacturers, their role in the local markets they operate in and their outlo
Your Middle East
added Jan 18, 2015 21:50

Tobacco board donates $1.1M to Lebanon's General Security

The state-run Tobacco Board delivered $1.1 million to General Security Friday as part of the organization's $3.3 million grant to the security agency. In a statement, the board said a delegation met with the head of General Security, Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibra
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:40

Assessing Preferences for a University-Based Smoking Cessation Program in Lebanon: A Discrete Choice Experiment

Student smokers were willing to participate in a relatively complex exercise that weighs the advantages and disadvantages of a hypothetical smoking cessation program. Overall they were less interested in the pill form of smoking cessation treatment, but t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:56

[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

[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

[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

[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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