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[Lebanon] Anti-smoking funds not at risk, ministry official says

The Health Ministry is committed to the smoking ban, and the appointment of new administrative staff will not affect grants Lebanon receives to reduce tobacco use, ministry officials told The Daily Star.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Mar 12, 2013 14:52

Robert Fisk: A misty-eyed farewell to Lebanon's smoky nargile dens

Long View: Against expectation, Lebanon’s anti-smoking campaign has been a success and one of the region's longest lasting habits is finally coming to an end
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 11, 2013 02:41

Lebanon foils record cigarette smuggling attempt to Egypt

Lebanon thwarted the largest ever cigarette smuggling attempt to Egypt in December, the Egyptian Embassy announced Monday. "Out of 15 containers, owned by a Jordanian company, four containers [were found to include] 40 tons of counterfeit cigarettes," a
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 12, 2013 12:21

Lebanon makes resolution not to quit smoking

Last week, some of the estimated 1,000 business owners who have been fined for violations of Law 174 were finally called into court and ordered to pay LL3 million each, Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud told The Daily Star Tuesday. He was speaking following a
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Jan 9, 2013 12:01

[Lebanon] Activists urge public to report smoking violations

Four organizations dedicated to enforcement of Law 174, which bans smoking in public places, urged people to report violations of the legislation by calling 1740, a Labor Ministry complaints hotline. The associations said they hoped the law would be appli
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Dec 28, 2012 04:47

[Lebanon] What a drag! Beirut air authorities put out naked smoking ban protest

After shedding her clothes, the naked Ukranian woman held up a sign calling for an end to the smoking ban. Lebanon was considered a safe haven for smokers, with new rules banning smoking in public places such as hospitals, schools and airports hard to ta
Al (jo)
added Dec 23, 2012 14:13

[Lebanon, Ukraine] Ukrainian Woman Takes Clothes Off at Beirut Airport to Protest Smoking Ban

A Ukrainian national took her clothes off on Saturday at Rafik Hariri International Airport to protest the smoking ban, media reports said.
Naharnet (lb)
added Dec 22, 2012 12:21

[Lebanon] Only Parliament can modify smoking ban: Abboud

Restaurant owners who object to the anti-tobacco law must work through Parliament if they want it amended, Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud said Tuesday after a meeting to coordinate enforcement of the smoking ban.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Dec 19, 2012 06:09

[Lebanon] Lebanese Army arrests two over cigarettes smuggling

The Lebanese Army arrested two people allegedly involved in smuggling large quantities of cigarettes into the country, the military said Tuesday.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Dec 18, 2012 15:03

Activists urge Lebanon to fully enforce smoking ban

: A small group of activists urged Tuesday the Lebanese state to effectively implement a smoking ban endorsed by the Cabinet on Sep. 3, claiming that the ban is being flouted in some instances.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Dec 18, 2012 15:01
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