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[Asia, Mid-east] Israel Railways Fined NIS 6 Million Over Platform Smoking

Smoking on Israel Railways trains is illegal – and, based on a 2012 law on smoking in public places, so is smoking on train platforms. But Israel Railways failed to enforce that law for years, leading to a class-action lawsuit that cost the railroad NIS 6
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Sep 25, 2016 13:40
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[Mid-east, Syria] 'Their generation will conquer Rome, Baghdad and Jerusalem': Chilling jihadi video shows how 'Cubs of the Caliphate' - children as young as FIVE - are brainwashed into fighting for ISIS

Another very young child is shown smoking, to highlight the decadent Western way of life
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:43
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco tax skyrockets to 40 percent in Oman

Oman has increased its tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products for the first time in 17 years resulting in price rises, according to reports. Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur of the National Tobacco Control Committee at the Mini
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Sep 21, 2016 17:05
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[Mid-east] Oman- 100% increase in tobacco tax

Oman has implemented the long-awaited hundred per cent increase in taxes on tobacco products. This is the first time government has raised the tax on tobacco products in the last 17 years. The talk of the impending increase in tobacco taxes was going on
MENAFN.com
added Sep 21, 2016 17:04
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Rise from the ashes: effective ways to quit smoking

Abdulaziz Al Zarooni, the deputy director of Dubai Medical District, says that since signing the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has been "keen on implementing and making people more aware of its a
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 31, 2016 21:16
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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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[Asia, Mid-east] Lebanon’s tobacco industry is booming thanks to Syrian war

At Lebanon’s main tobacco factory, located southeast of the capital, Beirut, employees work round-the-clock but can barely cover the high demand for locally-made cigarettes. “We are lucky that there are Syrians in Lebanon,” said George Hobaika, a senior
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19
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[Asia, Mid-east] Because of Syrian war, Lebanon's tobacco industry is booming

In the months following the outbreak of war in March 2011, many of Syria's cigarette factories closed down. Others were not able to cover market demand after imports of tobacco stopped, leading to a sharp rise in demand for Lebanese cigarettes — particul
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2016 19:49
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Cigarette butts a major source of litter in Abu Dhabi residential areas

Sonu Singh, the park foreman who oversees the daily clean-up, estimated that his team picked up more than 150 cigarette ends every day. "It is a big problem," said the 21-year-old Indian. "Many guys are coming here and they toss the cigarette on the flo
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 15, 2016 13:12
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[Mid-east, Syria] ISIS arrest 50 people for SMOKING and will flog them in public for the 'crime'

Islamic State militants have arrested more than 50 men in Syria for the 'crime' of smoking, which is banned under the strict Sharia law the terror group has imposed....are expected to be publicly flogged in the district of Yarmouk, south of the Syrian cap
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:25
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