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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Amendments to Public Health Law a step in right direction — experts

Proposed changes seek to address ‘loopholes’, increase fine on smokers in public places...Tobacco-Free Jordan Association, said the association fully supports the amendments, which are consistent with international standards for tobacco control.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:20
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Anti-smoking campaigners welcome tax hike on tobacco

praised the government's decision on Wednesday to raise the prices of cigarettes, while smokers had mixed reactions. The decision stipulates raising the special tax on cigarettes by JD0.457 to JD1.205 according to the packet price. On Thursday, the Inc
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 10, 2017 15:16
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[Asia, Mid-east] JTI Certified Top Employer Middle East

PR Newswire
added Feb 9, 2017 18:21
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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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[Mid-east] Iraqi forces wage psychological war with jihadist corpses

"Do you know what smoking one, just one cigarette meant?" he asked. "Twenty-five lashes in a public square where people were forced to watch you suffer.
Reuters
added Feb 6, 2017 18:20
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[Mid-east] Smoking Prevalence Increases Substantially During Compulsory Military Service, Israeli Research Shows

researchers found that cigarette smoking increased by almost 40% during compulsory military service in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). In a systematic sample of nearly 30,000 soldiers from 1987 to 2011, the prevalence of smoking grew from 26.2% at recrui
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 16:54
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[Asia, Mid-east] Turkey's tobacco exports exceed $1 bln, Iran and US main importers

With an increase of 10 percent compared to the previous year, Turkey's tobacco exports amounted to $1.01 billion in 2016, including $652 million worth of tobacco-based products exported and $358 million worth of tobacco leaves exported. Middle Eastern c
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:37
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[Europe, Mid-east, Spain, Uae] The police have detained two Britons in Torrent, confiscating 475,000 contraband tobacco packets

The container had been sent from the United Arab Emirates and had arrived at the port in Valencia; then it was transported to an industrial warehouse in Torrent. The cargo had been described to Customs as plastic containers and the contraband tobacco was
TypicallySpanish.com (blog)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:34
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] No smoking campaign warns women of ruining their looks

Tobacco and Narcotics Combat Charity Society (Kafa) in the Red Sea city of Jeddah told the students that smoking was bad for their health and for their appearances. Under the “Do Not Spoil Your Beauty” campaign, the girls are given presentations on the ne
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:40
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[Asia, Mid-east] Price hike alert: GCC gears up for higher taxes on tobacco, soft drinks, luxury cars

The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is gearing up to double the taxation on certain items like cigarettes in the coming months. The GCC will gradually implement a selective tax on 93 commodities starting the second quarter of this year and expa
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:04
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