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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Metals leaching from discarded cigarettes found along the Persian Gulf

The team found traces of cadmium, iron, arsenic, nickel, copper, zinc and manganese. Iron was the predominant metal across all samples, with up to an average of 166µg/g found across all sites. Dobaradaran also took samples 10 days later to find out wheth
Royal Society of Chemistry (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 20:57
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Association of metals (Cd, Fe, As, Ni, Cu, Zn and Mn) with cigarette butts in northern part of the Persian Gulf

filters...may behave like other plastics in transporting metals in the marine environments....the results of this study indicated that considerable metals including Cd, Fe, As, Ni, Cu, Zn and Mn may enter the marine environment each year from cigarette l
Tobacco Control
added Jul 7, 2016 13:43
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[Asia, Iran] Over a Third of Cigarettes Contraband

Contraband cigarettes account for 35-40% of the domestic market, a former CEO of Iranian Tobacco Company said. Mohammad Hossein Barkhordar was also quoted as saying by ISNA that close to 8.5 billion sticks of cigarettes were smuggled into the country in
Financial Tribune
added Jun 29, 2016 14:13
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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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