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[Iran, USA] MEIER: A Reporter Is an Unlikely Keeper of Secrets in the Case of a Missing C.I.A. Consultant

The article, which appeared in the Financial Times... reported that Robert Levinson, a former F.B.I. agent turned private investigator, had disappeared on an Iranian island while investigating cigarette counterfeiting on behalf of a big tobacco company.
New York Times
added Jun 3, 2016 16:13
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[Iran] Seeking Robert Levinson, the C.I.A. Consultant Who Vanished

said they did not believe the story that the American government had put out to explain why Mr. Levinson was in Iran — that he had gone there to track counterfeit cigarettes. “It was impossible that he would go to Kish Island on a cigarette case,” Mr. Kur
New York Times
added May 14, 2016 23:23
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Iranian, Belarusian companies mull joint cigarette production ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:20
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[Iran] Second pack survey on the prevalence of the use of smuggled cigarettes in Tehran, 2015

Since 2009, new health warnings and holograms have been introduced on cigarette packs in Iran. In addition, the retail of cigarettes has been controlled5 and street selling forbidden. We designed this study to assess trends in the illicit cigarette trade
Tobacco Control
added Nov 17, 2015 16:43
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[Iran, Korea - North] INSIGHT-North Korea's black market becoming the new normal

Naegohyang (my homeland) advertises at football games and has a women's football team...produces everything from clothes and sanitary pads to 7.27 brand cigarettes, a favourite of Kim Jong Un's who can be seen smoking them on state TV. They also make 'Ach
Reuters
added Oct 29, 2015 13:30
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Iran Nuclear Deal: Big Tobacco Sees Opportunity For Cigarette Market Amid Lagging Revenues Elsewhere

With international sanctions on Iran slated for repeal in the coming months, foreign tobacco companies are positioning themselves to enter a market they view as "a ripe fruit waiting to be plucked."
International Business Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:31
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Japan Tobacco buys Iranian cigarette maker to boost dominance

in an attempt to reinforce its position as the market leader in a country which hopes to open up to western companies once international sanctions over its nuclear programme are removed. The company said JTI Pars, its Iranian subsidiary, had recently acqu
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 18, 2015 18:37
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Iran gets serious against bootleg cigarettes

Iran has launched a major campaign to stem the flow of contraband cigarettes which account for 25% of imported smokes, a senior official says. The Central Task Force to Combat Smuggling of Commodities and Currency has started the “comprehensive campaign
PRESS TV (ir)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:31
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[Korea - North] Iran, N Korea eye coop. in tobacco industry

explored avenues for broadening mutual cooperation as well as joint investment in tobacco industry on Sunday. They also heighlighted the two sides' commonalities and good relations, public relation office of Iran's Tobacco Company reported. Pointing to
Mehr News Agency (MNA) (ir)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:32
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[Asia] Time trend of smoking scenes in Iranian movies during the past three decades (1982–2011): a historical analysis

The significant increase in the proportion of movies depicting tobacco consumption and in the duration of smoking depictions over the past 30 years underscores the need for increased regulation of the Iranian film industry to minimise this important sourc
Tobacco Control
added Jul 15, 2015 10:28
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