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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] 'Stub it out': Saddam Hussein's doctor ordered him to quit smoking

"I said: "I don’t think you’re going to stop smoking and therefore I’ve no intention of coming to see you again.'...later discovered that the Iraqi dictator had shot dead his minister of health after a similar disagreement.
The [London, UK] Express
added Aug 10, 2015 09:56
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[Iraq] Cigarette smuggler skirts deadly edge of IS smoking ban

was running a big risk: The militants have banned smoking and lighting up is punishable with a fine or broken finger. Selling cigarettes can be a death sentence. Falah Abdullah Jamil, 30, relied on his quick wits and silver tongue. When the fighters came
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2015 15:04
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iraq village takes radical stand against national woes

Smoking, horn honking and political debating -- these may sound like a few of Iraq's favourite things, but one village has banned them all to beat the national doom and gloom. "Smoking just isn't good for you," said Kadhim Hassoon, standing proudly by a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:10
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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, Mid-east, Syria] ISIS SLAVERS SELL GIRLS FOR ‘PACK OF CIGARETTES’

The UN envoy on sexual violence, Zainab Bangura...said that young girls are routinely abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria and then sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes.”
breitbart.com
added Jun 9, 2015 16:28
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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, Mid-east, Syria] How ISIS is funded by black-market oil trading, illegal drugs and internet cafes

TEN WAYS THE ISLAMIC STATE IS MAKING MONEY ... 9. Growing and selling drugs and black market cigarettes and alcohol
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:04
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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, Syria] Isis beheads cigarette smokers because smoking is 'slow suicide' under Sharia law

According to Isis’ so-called Preaching Office, smoking is ‘slow suicide’, as well as being ‘vain’ and therefore forbidden. ‘Every smoker should be aware that with every cigarette he smokes in a state of trance and vanity is disobeying god,’ it said.
Metro Café (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:50
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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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