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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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[Lebanon] Kataeb MPs propose amendments to smoking ban law

Kataeb bloc MPs Samer Saadeh and Nadim Gemayel on Monday submitted a draft law to Lebanon’s parliament to amend a smoking ban law and organize tobacco production, the National News Agency reported.
Now Lebanon (lb)
added Sep 19, 2012 17:29
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[Lebanon] Activists eye more moves to curb smoking

A lack of awareness and training in tobacco cessation among doctors across the country may hinder efforts to wean smokers off tobacco.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 9, 2012 22:24
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[Lebanon] Smoking ban in force, people's verdict still out

Opinions over the ban and how it's being enforced range from anger and frustration over reduced smoking freedom and decreased business to satisfaction over the possibility of a healthier lifestyle.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 9, 2012 22:24
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KECHICHIAN: Lebanon ban goes up in smoke

Country demonstrated, once again, its intrinsically superior entertaining skills
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 8, 2012 18:58
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