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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east, Syria, Turkey] The politics of smoking in today's Middle East

As ISIS found out in Kirkuk and Erdogan has realized in Turkey, convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking is an uphill battle. Among the Turkish people, poverty and economic struggles have only increased already high rates of tobacco consumption. On a
Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39
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[Iraq, Mid-east] Imperial Tobacco sales growth disrupted by rise of Isis

The rise of Islamic extremism in the Middle East has disrupted sales growth at Imperial Tobacco, which has blamed the “turbulent situation” for falling cigarette and tobacco sales in Iraq, one of its key growth markets. “In several Middle Eastern markets
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:05
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Up in smoke: ISIS in Iraq burn cigarettes, shisha tobacco

Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have burnt huge amounts of cigarettes and mu'assel (shisha tobacco mix) in Mosul saying the items are religiously prohibited, photos published on an ISIS Twitter account showed.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jul 16, 2014 19:07
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[Iraq] Around 18 percent of women smoke tobacco

The figures show that around 18 percent of the women in the autonomous Kurdistan Region are cigarette smokers, according to a survey conducted by Zhian Health Organization (ZHO). ?At least 43 percent of the cigarette smokers of the Region are the young
The Kurdish Globe (iq)
added Jun 19, 2013 16:51
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BRIEF-Union Tobacco Says Iraq Branch To Partner In Iraq Cigarettes

Reuters
added Apr 17, 2018 19:43
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco cautions on Syria and Iraq but positive about overall outlook

Imperial Tobacco - recently tipped as a takeover target for rivals BAT or Japan Tobacco - has cautioned that the current conflicts in Syria and Iraq will hold back its progress this year. Reporting a 2.4% rise in full year operating profits to £3.05bn,
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 3, 2015 17:22
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Islamists Scour Iraq for Shisha Smokers, Kalashnikovs at the Ready

“They told the cafe owner that allowing such forms of entertainment was sinful and they didn’t leave until he pledged to ban it,” said Younes, 30, who was too scared of reprisals to give his full name. “We’re hurtling fast toward the unknown.” The group,
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 9, 2014 19:17
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[Afghanistan, Iraq] Blowing Bureaucratic Smoke / An FDA rule threatens to stop donations of cigars to U.S. troops. ($$)

The FDA’s bureaucrats are happy to have U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines dodge bullets overseas but they’re horrified they might relax by lighting up a stogie. Maybe we should send Mr. Califf and his colleagues who wrote this rule to Helmand pr
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 8, 2016 19:50
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[Iraq, Syria] ISIS cracks down on cigarettes and alcohol: Extraordinary pictures emerge of hardline jihadists piling whisky, beer and tobacco onto bonfire

Hardline jihadists have banned drinking and smoking because it is against the harsh form of Sharia law they impose / Last month a French jihadist was jailed in Paris after returning home because he could not face giving up smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:39
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[Iraq, UK] War on cigarettes Isis style: smokers face losing their fingers ($$)

Jubilant Isis militants destroyed thousands of packets of cigarettes yesterday as the group began enforcing its strict interpretation of Islamic law in areas of Iraq captured in the past week.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:33
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