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[India, Iraq, Mid-east, Switzerland] UN diplomats lived large on smuggled tobacco

In August, two employees of the diplomatic mission of Iraq to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland were accused of abusing their diplomatic status to illegally funnel over 600,000 cigarettes into France over the course of 3 years in order to sell on
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:17
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[Iraq, Syria, UK] Isis hijacks NHS ad to discourage people from smoking

An image Isis posted on social media showed the anti-smoking message that would appear to have taken heavy inspiration from a Public Health campaign in 2013....a lucrative smuggling market has emerged to capitalise on the demand. One in five women and si
The Drum (uk)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:17
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[UK] Imperial sales fall amid tough trading in Iraq

Imperial Tobacco, the Bristol-based maker of Gauloises cigarettes, has suffered another hit from geopolitical volatility in emerging markets such as Russia and Iraq, with total revenue slipping 4 per cent to £12.13bn from 12.63bn in the first half of 201
Financial Times (uk)
added May 6, 2015 10:43
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[Iraq, Turkey] With Mideast in Crisis, Militant Force Gains Strength

across the border to Turkey. “Thank God we’re free,” said a teenage boy named Ahmed, who had escaped with his family. He was relishing a cigarette, the first he had openly smoked in six months.
New York Times
added Jun 11, 2014 14:57
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[Iraq, Syria] Authorities seize 38,000 Captagon Pills in Raqqa City, Smuggled Tobacco Seized in Damascus

Syria News Agency SANA (sy)
added Mar 7, 2012 00:00
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[Afghanistan, Iraq, USA] More troops on smokeless tobacco after deployment

Reuters
added Feb 22, 2012 00:00
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[Iraq, Syria] In Daesh land, girl is sold for 'as little as a cigarette pack'

Teenage girls abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes,” the UN envoy on sexual violence has said. Zainab Bangura visited Iraq and Syria in April, and has since been working on a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:42
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[Iraq, Syria] Life under Isis in Raqqa: The city where smoking a cigarette could see you publicly flogged, imprisoned and even decapitated

A leading figure with Isis’s police force was recently found in Deir-al-Zor beheaded and with a cigarette in his mouth, with the sentence “O Sheikh this is munkar (hateful and evil thing)” written on his body. Abu Mohammed Hussam, one of the founders o
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:53
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[Iraq] Baghdad Fights 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 To
Green Prophet (is)
added Aug 5, 2012 15:17
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[Iraq, Mid-east] 'Crucified' for smuggling cigarettes: Two men are publicly punished by ISIS fanatics for trying to bring tobacco into Mosul

Two men have been publicly crucified by ISIS for attempting to bring tobacco into Mosul. Footage shows the two men being punished in front of crowds after being charged with smuggling. They were reprimanded under the terror group's law, which states c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:29
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