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Egypt raises VAT on tobacco products
Egypt

Egypt raises VAT on tobacco products

A bill increasing the value-added tax imposed on tobacco products, including cigarettes and syrupy tobacco mix “shisha maassel”, has been approved…
US unveils partial ban on flavored e-cigarettes
Life & Style

US unveils partial ban on flavored e-cigarettes

The US government announced Thursday it was banning most flavored e-cigarettes in a bid to curb the rising tide of…
WHO says e-cigarettes ‘undoubtedly harmful’
Health & Fitness

WHO says e-cigarettes ‘undoubtedly harmful’

Electronic cigarettes are “undoubtedly harmful” and should be regulated, the WHO said Friday as it warned against the use of…
Tax alcohol, tobacco, to tackle cancer: African Union first ladies
World

Tax alcohol, tobacco, to tackle cancer: African Union first ladies

First ladies attending the African Union summit in Niger on Saturday called for a rise in taxes for cancer-causing products…
Domestic cigarette price hike starts Thursday: Eastern Tobacco Company
Egypt

Domestic cigarette price hike starts Thursday: Eastern Tobacco Company

Egypt’s largest cigarette manufacturer, the Eastern Tobacco Company, said on Thursday that a price hike on cigarettes produced by Egyptian-owned…
Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco
Egypt

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt’s second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a…
Eastern Tobacco Co. increases prices of cigarettes
Egypt

Eastern Tobacco Co. increases prices of cigarettes

Eastern Tobacco Company increased the prices of 3 categories of cigarettes from an added 50 piasters up to LE2.25, as…
‘Third-hand’ smoke may harm infants: study
Health & Fitness

‘Third-hand’ smoke may harm infants: study

The first solid evidence that smoking causes cancer came in the 1950s, followed decades later by revelations that "second-hand" smoke…
Exclusive: Global tobacco treaty leaders propose ejecting delegates with ties to industry
World

Exclusive: Global tobacco treaty leaders propose ejecting delegates with ties to industry

The leadership of a World Health Organization (WHO) treaty aimed at controlling tobacco could be about to get tougher with…
Secondhand smoke common for US teens
Health & Fitness

Secondhand smoke common for US teens

Close to half of US middle and high school students who never used tobacco themselves were exposed to secondhand smoke…
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