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[Asia, Mid-east] That was a close shave! Iraqi men get rid of their beards and enjoy openly smoking cigarettes as they celebrate being rescued from ISIS

Elsewhere, men also lit up celebratory cigarettes, enjoying their first taste of smoking since it was also banned by the terror group two years ago.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2016 21:47
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[Asia, Egypt, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi passenger arrested for smoking aboard flight

: A Saudi national sparked a state of panic among passengers when he began smoking aboard a Saudi Airlines flight heading from Medina to Cairo. The man smoked a cigarette inside the plane's toilet which caused the on-flight alarm to go off.
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:43
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[Asia, India] Cigarettes Boost ITC's Second Quarter Performance

ITC Ltd.’s profit in the July to September quarter rose 10.5 percent as cigarette sales increased 7 percent. Net profit rose to Rs 2,500 crore from Rs 2,262.5 crore in the same quarter last year, according to financial results posted on the exchanges. T
Bloomberg News
added Oct 26, 2016 15:07
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[Asia] Japan looks to totally ban smoking at public facilities ahead of Olympics

health ministry has proposed a total ban on smoking at public facilities including central and local government office buildings, hospitals and other medical institutions, and schools to help prevent passive smoking in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
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[Asia, Mid-east] Call for ban on sheesha from city centre in Oman

A large number of sheesha (tobacco smoking) restaurants have been fined after they were found violating the rules and regulations laid down by the municipalities. A sheesha restaurant will now have to be located at least 200 metres away from residential
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:27
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[Asia, India] 'Include bidi makers in delegation to anti-tobacco meet'

Bidi manufacturers and stakeholders should be included in the Indian delegation to a global anti-tobacco conference to be held here, an industry association has demanded. "As a representative body of Bidi Manufacturers, AIBIF has requested the Governme
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14
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[Asia, India] Ban on sale of loose cigarettes comes into effect in Himachal Pradesh

'HP prohibition of sale of loose cigarettes/beedis and regulation of ‘retail business’ of cigarettes and other tobacco products Bill 2016' was passed during the Monsoon session of the Assembly and has been notified after getting assent from Governor. The
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 8, 2016 21:26
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[Asia, India] Concerns over leaf tobacco prices

This was one of the concerns discussed during the second day of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association’s 31st annual general meeting, which was held in New Delhi last week. For one thing, current prices made it difficult to meet the increasing l
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Asia, India] Tobacco body wants to air views at WHO meet, writes to PM Narendra Modi

“NGOs, under the influence of multinational companies from western countries and promoting the interests of supermarkets and mega markets, have been influencing WHO to adopt resolutions at conferences, which will affect the livelihood of millions of smal
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:34
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[Asia, Mid-east] Israel Railways Fined NIS 6 Million Over Platform Smoking

Smoking on Israel Railways trains is illegal – and, based on a 2012 law on smoking in public places, so is smoking on train platforms. But Israel Railways failed to enforce that law for years, leading to a class-action lawsuit that cost the railroad NIS 6
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Sep 25, 2016 13:40
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