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[Asia, Egypt, Israel] 2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots

Israeli customs officials at the Nitzana crossing foiled an attempt to smuggle two tons of tobacco over the border, worth a total of 200,000 NIS and for which taxes would have been 1,000,000 NIS. The tobacco was hidden in pots imported by the Palestinia
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:18
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[UK] Monarch Airlines passenger faces jail for starting blaze in plane toilet which left returning tourists stranded in Egypt for 24 hours

John Cox set fire to a bin on an Airbus A321 aircraft carrying 201 people from Birmingham to Sharm-El-Sheikh in the summer of 2015....'The plane was unserviceable because a man set fire to onboard toilets deliberately while also smoking and abusing the ca
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:02
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[Egypt] Cigarette prices increase by 10%

The price of Merit, Marlboro, and LM cigarettes rose by 10 percent, equal to LE20 per cartridge and LE2 per pack, Al-Borsa News website reported on Tuesday.
Egypt Independent (eg)
added Dec 17, 2016 04:20
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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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[Africa, Egypt] Eastern Company to present feasibility study to parliament to approve tobacco cultivation

Eastern Company SAE intends to present a feasibility study on tobacco cultivation in Egypt to the House of Representatives for approval, as part of the company’s efforts to provide tobacco locally rather than bearing the high costs for its import, accord
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:36
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New taxes have Egyptian smokers fuming

As part of a new VAT bill aimed at reforming the country’s fiscal policy, the Egyptian government hikes up taxes on cigarettes and tobacco for the third year in a row, raising concern among smokers of limited income who now must choose between paying mor
Al-Monitor
added Aug 2, 2016 13:37
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Ramadan 2016 TV series are 'smoking'... literally!

A total of 348 scenes featuring smoking and drug abuse have been aired in TV series in the first five days of the holy month of Ramadan, the social solidarity ministry's Fighting and Treating Addiction Fund (FTAF) said in a Wednesday statement
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:34
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[Africa, Asia] Almost 350 smoking & drug abuse scenes in Egyptian Ramadan TV series so far: FTAF

A total of 348 scenes featuring smoking and drug abuse have been aired in TV series in the first five days of the holy month of Ramadan, the social solidarity ministry's Fighting and Treating Addiction Fund (FTAF) said in a Wednesday statement
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:04
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Cash offer for TV shows to hide cigarettes, drugs has some in Egypt fuming

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali announced on May 11 that the ministry would offer a reward of 1 million Egyptian pounds (about $100,000) to any TV series airing during the upcoming Ramadan that does not feature any smoking or drug use.
Al-Monitor
added May 21, 2016 20:09
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Healthier than ever

Although the price of cigarettes has skyrocketed in recent years, Egyptians are smoking more than ever. Multinational tobacco companies are competing aggressively for a slice of the market... "Watch Egyptian TV...the characters are smoking Marlboros," say
Zawya.com (ae)
added Feb 24, 2016 18:43
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