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[Alabama] TOMBERLIN: Finding solace, camaraderie through cigars in Afghanistan

Recently, when some friends from the Alabama National Guard's 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade came to Camp Phoenix for their pre-deployment site survey, the first place I took them was the Tiki Hut. It's the kind of place you want to share with others
AL.com
added Feb 10, 2013 11:27
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Afghanistan parliament votes to ban smoking in public

Afghan parliament passed a series of anti-smoking measures in a concerted effort to try to eradicate the widespread health hazard of smoking, as well as alleviating non-smokers from this public nuisance, according to Khaama Press. The introduction of new
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:16
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[Afghanistan, Asia, Iran, Pakistan] Cigarette industry: 'FBR should tie revenue projections to market share'

officials of a cigarette manufacturing unit met the tax authorities at the FBR House to discuss the revenue implications of the illicit and counterfeit cigarette...Meanwhile, Minister (Trade), Washington D.C., Embassy of Pakistan, USA has informed the FBR
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 15, 2015 11:42
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[Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan] EDITORIAL: Cigarettes smuggling threatens local industry

two key factors explain the rising sales of smuggled cigarettes; the introduction of pictorial health warnings in Pakistan. (effective September 2010) and the ever–increasing taxes on local cigarette producers. These two preventive measures enforced to cu
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:13
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[Asia] Cigars, once banned, fire up troop morale in Afghanistan

military, civilian and contractor members of the Tali-banned Cigar Aficionado Club here say it’s more than a nicotine fix. It’s a bond of friendship, an escape from the drudgery of deployed life and a taste of home. The group takes its name from the fact
Stars & Stripes
added Dec 10, 2016 18:05
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[Afghanistan] Kabul police raid shisha cafes in "debauchery" crackdown

confiscating shisha water pipes and paraphernalia in a campaign to halt "debauchery and vulgarity". Critics say the campaign will only distract police from the Afghan capital's deteriorating security situation, while doing little to change the pervasive s
Reuters
added Nov 28, 2016 01:14
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[Afghanistan, Asia] Pakistan losing billions in revenues due to sale of smuggled cigarettes

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in the annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally renowned brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan...brands like Benson & Hedges, Dunhill, Marlboro, Pine etc. are proliferating am
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 8, 2016 20:27
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[Tajikistan] Nine Tajik soldiers killed in strike on smugglers near Afghanistan

At least nine Tajik soldiers died in a large military offensive against tobacco and drugs smugglers near Tajikistan‘s border with Afghanistan, the defence ministry announced Tuesday.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Jul 24, 2012 12:49
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[Afghanistan] Beards, music, tobacco: the Taliban's morality police are back to smash 'vice' ($$)

The Australian (au)
added Jun 24, 2012 12:54
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[Afghanistan, Iraq] Blowing Bureaucratic Smoke / An FDA rule threatens to stop donations of cigars to U.S. troops. ($$)

The FDA’s bureaucrats are happy to have U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines dodge bullets overseas but they’re horrified they might relax by lighting up a stogie. Maybe we should send Mr. Califf and his colleagues who wrote this rule to Helmand pr
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 8, 2016 19:50
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