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History

History
Lebanon has a long history of tobacco and tunbac production, starting in the late 1950's and continuing to this day. The administration of this important industry has changed over the years, developing and adapting as the political situation within Lebanon changed.

The following section outlines the history of the tobacco production in Lebanon and the development of regulatory bodies.

2016

Launch of a ten-year sustainable development plan on the occasion of the Regie’s 80th anniversary

2015

Boom on the local production level and development of illicit trade fighting mechanisms

2012

Modernization of the management system and investing in human resources

2007

Renovation at the commercial level

2005

Rehabilitation and modernization of all the Regie’s facilities

2001

Seklaoui was appointed Chairman of the committee and General Manager of The Lebanese Tobacco and Tunbac Monopoly Department (Regie).

1993

Progressive post-war recovery of the Tobacco industry

1991

Cancellation of the franchise and management of the monopoly directly by the Lebanese State

1963
1963

Extension of the franchise granted to the company operating the Monopoly

1952

Separation of the joint monopoly between Syria and Lebanon and recovery of the franchise by the Lebanese State

1935

Establishment of the Monopoly system and assigning its management to the “Société Anonyme de Régie Co-Intéressée Libano-Syrienne des Tabacs et Tombacs”

Our sustainability
Everything you need to know about the history, economic contribution, growing, health effects and laws of tobacco
Our Business
From plantation to industry to trading, learn about our business story and why we do what we do.