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[Asia, Mid-east] PHOTOS: ISIS Publicly Flogs 3 ‘Cigarette Smugglers’ in Zuba City, Iraq

ISIS militants publicly whips three men charged with smuggling cigarettes, which are considered "haram," or forbidden, by ISIS. The men who caught the alleged smugglers are ISIS religious police, known as "Hisbah." Hisbah is short for “Rijaal al-hisbah”
Heavy
added Mar 27, 2016 21:10
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[Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Dubai bans pregnant women from shisha cafes

Regardless of whether or not a woman intends on smoking inside a shisha cafe, she will be refused entry under a new public service health campaign. "This is not up for negotiation. The rules are not limited to pregnant women, but also extends to children
IBTimes (uk)
added Mar 22, 2016 11:03
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Clamp down on smoking inside public buildings

But, very few people know that setting up designated smoking places inside buildings, is a breach of Article 8 of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:07
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[Asia, Mid-east, Syria] 'I wanted a smoke' Moaning ISIS defector quits terror group over strict smoking ban

AN ISIS defector who travelled through London to Syria has moaned about the struggles he faced with the terror group’s smoking ban....“There’s no smoking. I found it hard for everyone there.”
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2016 18:42
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shortage of tobacco push Saudis to buy from the UAE

Smokers travel to Dubai to buy large quantities of tobacco at affordable prices in the aftermath of the decision to increase the prices of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia. The customs authorities put a cap on the quantity of tobacco which Saudi tourists ca
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:00
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[Mid-east, Turkey] Bulgarian tobacco firm Bulgartabac to halt exports to Middle East

Bulgarian tobacco company Bulgartabac said it would halt sales to the Middle East as of April 1, following media allegations its products made up a large part of the cigarettes illegally smuggled into neighbouring Turkey. Bulgartabac denied any wrongdoi
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2016 13:18
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking addiction clinics in high demand

There has been a high demand in the Kingdom from people seeking help to give up smoking in the wake of the rise in tobacco prices announced recently by the government. This is according to Anas Al-Hadi, a doctor at a clinic treating people for nicotine ad
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:09
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Mid-east, Russia] KT&G successful in new overseas markets

has met success in new overseas markets beyond its traditional markets in the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia. According to a KT&G official, Wednesday, the company sold a total of 46.5 billion cigarettes overseas in 2015. Of them, 18.4 billion cigar
Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 16, 2016 14:51
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi cigarette importers hit back against 'black market' claims

Importers of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia claim the price of a packet of cigarettes in the kingdom has increased by only SR2 ($0.53) since the import tax was raised this year. The importers said the price hike was in keeping with the amount by which the l
Arabian Business
added Mar 15, 2016 22:00
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom chairs GCC talks on tobacco control mechanism

Saudi Arabia presided over the GCC annual regional meeting on the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Bahrain recently. The two-day meeting discussed the mechanism of dealing with tobacco control within the non-communicable di
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:03
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