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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

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

GHAZAL: 'Vampires' and smokers fume in Lebanon's smoke-free air

I am a non-smoker, so I couldn't be happier with this ban. To my family I am the "one with asthma in her head", as I used to wear face masks around them and jump on the table as a kid to protest their non-stop steam-engine sessions of smoking. Nothing ev
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 7, 2012 12:07
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[Lebanon] Protesters demand modification of Lebanese non-smoking law

Over 350 demonstrators gathered Monday in the Metn town of Antelias, just north of Beirut, to protest a ban on smoking in all closed public spaces, and called for amending the law.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 6, 2012 14:48

[Lebanon] Mikati firm on smoke ban, suggests amendments

Prime Minister Najib Mikati said Tuesday his government was committed to the smoking ban which has been a target of criticism by restaurant owners and suggested a committee be formed to look into possible amendments of the law.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 6, 2012 14:40

Leading Lebanon hotelier: 10,000 jobs at risk due to smoking ban

Head of the hotel owners’ association Pierre Ashkar said around 10,000 employees could be laid off when nargileh cafes are forced to shut down by the new law prohibiting smoking indoors.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 6, 2012 02:40

KARAM: No smoke but plenty of fire as Lebanon becomes incendiary

In principle, I am in favour of any smoking ban and hope the government does not give in to calls to amend the law, if only because it would set a thorny precedent.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 5, 2012 17:14

[Lebanon] First Restaurant Fined in Tyre over Violation of Smoking Ban

A restaurant in the southern city of Tyre was fined for violating the anti-tobacco law, the first such move since the regulation came into force on Monday, Voice of Lebanon radio (93.3) reported.
Naharnet (lb)
added Sep 5, 2012 16:55

[Lebanon] Lebanese Love of Smoking Collides with a Public Ban

Juhaina Khalidiya examines the fierce debate between those who support the purported health benefits of the ban and smokers and restaurant owners, who warn that the law could have severe economic consequences.
added Sep 5, 2012 02:34

[Lebanon] AUB tobacco researchers and Lebanese activists hold press conference on economic impacts of Law 174

Following the spread of inaccurate information regarding the alleged negative impact of Law 174 on the economy and touristic establishments, the AUB Tobacco Control Research Group and activists from Lebanese civil society decided to hold a press conferen
added Sep 4, 2012 16:43
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