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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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[Asia, Lebanon, Mid-east] VIDEO: Stupid woman smoking on plane

a crazy woman started smoking on a middle east airline plane. after refusing to stop smoking by the flight attendant, the captain was alerted, forced her to stop smoking then arrested by police at landing.
LiveLeak.com
added Apr 19, 2013 14:39
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[Lebanon] LETTER: I haven’t seen one smoker since the ban

Sir, I live and work in Beirut ... waiters and managers say how much better the smoke-free environment is for their customers and themselves. By focusing on water-pipe places, your reporter overstates the problem of violations to the law.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 31, 2013 21:02
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[Lebanon] Restaurants will not escape smoking ban

Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud said Tuesday that restaurants violating the country's smoking ban would be shut down as activists renewed their calls for stricter implementation of the law.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Mar 30, 2013 14:55
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[Lebanon] Lebanese treat smoking ban as a drag ($$)

Now, however, after registering a decline in custom, some restaurants, bars and sheesha (water pipe) cafés have started to either flout the law or fudge its specifications. “We faced a lot of problems – we lost about 60 per cent of our turnover,” says th
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:01
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[Lebanon] Health Ministry sends warning to hospitals over smoking ban

Bars and restaurants are not the only establishments having trouble enforcing the smoking ban, as even hospitals are now coming under increased scrutiny after the Health Ministry received several complaints that staff, visitors and even patients were ligh
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Mar 28, 2013 10:06
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[Lebanon] Lebanese treat smoking ban as a drag ($$)

Now, however, after registering a decline in custom, some restaurants, bars and sheesha (water pipe) cafés have started to either flout the law or fudge its specifications. “We faced a lot of problems – we lost about 60 per cent of our turnover,” says th
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 25, 2013 14:27
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