Headlines Tagged with Lebanon — 306 headlines found
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.
Sep 10, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 9, 2012 22:24
Country demonstrated, once again, its intrinsically superior entertaining skills
Sep 8, 2012 Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 8, 2012 18:58
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
Sep 7, 2012 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 7, 2012 12:07
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.
Sep 3, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 6, 2012 14:48
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.
Sep 5, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 6, 2012 14:40
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.
Sep 1, 2012 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 6, 2012 02:40
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.
Sep 5, 2012 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 5, 2012 17:14
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.
Sep 5, 2012 Naharnet (lb)
added Sep 5, 2012 16:55
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.
Sep 4, 2012 Al-Monitor
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
Sep 4, 2012 AME Info FZ LLC
added Sep 4, 2012 16:43