The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

Lebanon goes smoke-free

Indy act lebanon 400pxTobacco control activists protest outside Parliament in 2010. (c) IndyACTLebanon's ban on smoking in all closed public spaces went into force on Monday. It includes coffee shops, restaurants and bars, as well as banning tobacco advertisements.


The number of smokers in Lebanon is among the highest in the region and cancer-related illnesses directly linked to tobacco are rising at a rapid rate, health professionals say.

Read the full article on Middle East Online.

Read our previous article: Lebanese activists take kick at smoking habit.

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