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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Smoke-free GCC? Why a new heat-not-burn cigarette may make smoking less harmful

One of the biggest tobacco companies in the world is hoping to introduce a ‘smoke-free’ cigarette to the GCC that will encourage the region’s four-million smokers to switch to a potentially less harmful product.... to stand for ‘I-Quit-Ordinary-Smoking’,
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:32
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[Africa, Congo, Mid-east, Somalia, Sudan South, UK] Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes

While civilians were being killed and cities ravaged by violence, BAT pursued opportunities to grow its markets. The documents describe how cartons of cigarettes were distributed to traders hidden in black bags in Somalia after Al-Shabaab banned sales a
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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[Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Police arrest 17 in Australia, Dubai, Netherlands drug raids

Police in Australia, Dubai and the Netherlands have arrested 17 people... The investigation began in mid-2016, targeting organised crime groups attempting to import large quantities of drugs and tobacco, according to authorities.
Reuters
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Tobacco Production Meets 20% of Domestic Demand

A round 20% of Iran’s demand for tobacco are domestically produced, the head of Tobacco Planning and Supervision Center said. “Plans have been made to increase land under tobacco cultivation by 500% to achieve self-sufficiency,” Ali Asghar Ramzi was als
Financial Tribune
added Aug 8, 2017 20:42
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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia Launches Cigarette Tax

On June 11th the sale of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia became taxable, resulting in a significant hike to the price of tobacco sold in the kingdom. The tax on tobacco is set at a rate of 100 percent, and is expected to be passed on entirely to the consumer
Taxation News & Information (nz)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Cigarette Output Up 37%

About 14.8 billion cigarettes were produced in Iran during the first four months of the current Iranian year that started on March 21, registering a 37% increase compared with the corresponding period of last year, the head of Tobacco Planning and Superv
Financial Tribune
added Aug 4, 2017 18:25
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran Cigarette Production Rises, Imports, Smuggling Decline

The first quarter of the current fiscal year (March 21-June 2) saw cigarette production rise by 60%, imports fall by 75% and smuggling decline by 48% compared to last year’s corresponding period, the head of Tobacco Planning and Supervision Center said.
Financial Tribune
added Aug 4, 2017 18:24
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[Mid-east] BRIEF-Jordan's Union Tobacco Q2 loss widens to 2.2 mln dinars

Reuters
added Jul 31, 2017 23:46
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[Israel, Mid-east] New Rules Would Make Life Even Harder for Smokers

Health Minister Rabbi Litzman seeks to impose even more restrictions on smokers, including banning smoking even from spaces where it is currently permitted, increasing taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products, and bigger fines on individuals who smo
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Jul 23, 2017 20:07
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] ‘Firm implementation of law cornerstone of tackling tobacco use’

The “firm” implementation of the Public Health Law is the “cornerstone” of achieving the desired behavioural changes relating to tobacco consumption, which will “lead to a healthier society”, experts agreed on Thursday. More institutions are “showing com
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:24
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