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[Iraq, USA] 'Cigar Marine' offers advice to recruits

His line of premium cigars helps raise money for the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund
USA Today
added Mar 19, 2013 02:10
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[Iraq] US $70 m smoked annually

information available to the Kurdish Globe shows that the value of the cigarettes imported into the Kurdistan Region every year is in the region of US$ 70 million. Despite the fact that there are no official statistics, information available to the Kurdi
The Kurdish Globe (iq)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:33
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[Iraq, UK, USA] Imperial sales hit by US cigar market slump

further problems with the timing of pricing activity in a number of markets and the mixed impact of lower sales of mass market cigars in the US ahead of a brand re-launch, combined with trouble in Iraq and the strong pound. All these resulted in a decline
City A.M. (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:50
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[Iraq] Millions of dollars spent on cigarette consumption regionally

According to new statistics, approximately 35% to 40% of those living in Kurdistan smoke, which costs US$ 70 million every year. Statistics collected by the Kurdistan Association for Fighting Smoking shows that nearly 35% to 40% of the region's populati
The Kurdish Globe (iq)
added Mar 4, 2013 06:55
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[Iraq] Tobacco Co. to Cover 10% of Cigarette Consumption ($$)

The Ministry of Industry has allocated 20 billion dinars to rehabilitate Baghdad Cigarettes Factory, with expectations that it will cover 10% of Iraqi's ...
Iraq Updates (IU) (uk)
added Jul 6, 2012 04:07
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[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] Predatory Islamic State Wrings Money From Those It Rules

Smoking is strictly forbidden...Hamid, 29, said that when he was caught smoking a cigar in his shop in Mosul in late August, “ISIS not only whipped me 15 times in public but forced me to pay a fine of 50,000 dinar,” or about $40 at the time.
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2015 02:17
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[Iraq] Baghdad Fights Troubling Tobacco Trend Among Youth

Nearly seven percent of adolescent Iraqis have smoked shisha, and more than three percent have smoked tobacco, raising concerns among health officials about future diseases that could arise as a result. This was one of the findings of the Global Youth T
The Media Line
added Aug 5, 2012 15:19
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[Iraq, Mid-east] Isis Suffers its First Defeat as Cigarette Smokers of Kirkuk Defy Islamic State Ban

The Islamic State (also known as Isis) has made a spectacular U-turn on its Sharia laws in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, stubbing out its draconian cigarette ban in an attempt to boost popularity among the local population of hardcore smokers. A resident of
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:21
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PHOTOS: ISIS Mass Burns Cigarettes in Mahlbah, Iraq

In a new photo series purportedly released by the Islamic State, piles of cigarettes are lit on fire in a continuation of the implementation of sharia law. The photos were shared by international terrorism watchdog group Terror Monitor.
Heavy
added Jan 7, 2016 05:28
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[Iraq] The ISIS war on cigarettes

Those caught selling cigarettes in Mosul, an ISIS-controlled city in northern Iraq, are subject to 80 lashes, more than two weeks behind bars and the equivalent of a $580 fine. Anyone caught trying to import cigarettes faces 80 lashes, four months in ja
New York Post
added Nov 11, 2014 10:47
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