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[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.
Al-Monitor
added Sep 5, 2012 02:34
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[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
AME Info FZ LLC
added Sep 4, 2012 16:43
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VIDEO: No smoking in Lebanon... on

Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:47
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Lebanon's cafe culture crashes: Smoke-free zones become punter-free

Lunchtime business at Hamra’s Zawaak cafe isn’t just down, it’s non-existent. “We’d normally have around nine or 10 tables at this time,” manager Jad Tayeh says. The cafe is known for its nargileh and Monday was the first day of the full implementation o
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Sep 4, 2012 07:54
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Restaurant owners protest Lebanon smoking ban

Restaurant owners and employees have staged a sit-in to protest a new smoking ban in closed public places. The ban on smoking in places like restaurants and pubs went into effect Monday.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2012 22:34
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[Lebanon] Lebanese fume as new law seeks to stub out cigarettes

In a country considered a “smokers’ paradise,” the law took effect a year ago in airports, hospitals and schools, but took hold on a wider basis yesterday, also banning tobacco advertisements criticised for luring youths into the habit.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:27
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[Lebanon] Lebanese bar owners protest smoking ban

More than 350 protesters who gathered Monday in Antelias, Lebanon, said a newly implemented smoking ban will hurt the tourism industry.
UPI
added Sep 3, 2012 22:25
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Smoking ban goes into effect in Lebanon

Starting today, smoking is prohibited in all enclosed bars, restaurant and cafes in Lebanon in accordance with Law 174, which passed exactly one year ago.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 3, 2012 10:21
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Lebanon smoking ban enters into force

A smoking ban in all closed public spaces, including coffee shops, restaurants and bars, went into force in Lebanon on Monday under new legislation that promises hefty fines for lawbreakers.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 3, 2012 10:20
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[Lebanon] Views differ on whether smoking ban will work

The final stage of the smoking ban is to be implemented next week, which will mean no more lighting up in the indoor sections of bars, cafes, nightclubs or restaurants across Lebanon.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Sep 2, 2012 16:15
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