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The Death of Argileh in Jordan?


Words: Elizabeth Whitman

Well, not quite. You can smoke as you please inside your own home. But if the Jordanian Ministry of Health and Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) press forward as promised and ban smoking in public spaces, the days of inhaling your double-apple hubbly-bubbly in coffee shops, cafes, and restaurants could be numbered.

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Elizabeth Whitman is a freelance journalist based in Amman. She covers Syrian refugees and women's rights, among other issues, and has written for The Nation, Al Jazeera English, and other publications. She is also the editor of Luxury magazine in Jordan.