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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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[Mid-east, Yemen] Al Qaeda Works With Local Insurgents, in Tactical Shift

its branches in Yemen and Syria are now increasingly making common cause with local groups on the battlefield.... Al Qaeda took over Al Mukalla in April...It has so far made no effort to ban smoking or regulate how women dress.
New York Times
added Jun 9, 2015 11:01
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[Mid-east] Incredibly brutal footage shows how ISIS punish their own fighters by stamping on their heads and whipping them with belts… because they were caught SMOKING

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT...These are the shocking scenes were Isis terrorists are 'disciplined' by their own superiors for smoking... Isis has taken a hard-line against smoking which it has branded as 'un-Islamic' and therefore banned
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2015 15:40
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[Mid-east, UK] Syrian smugglers shun weapons and turn to cigarettes for profits

eastern Syria's smugglers are seeking profit from a new illicit product: cigarettes. It is forbidden under the austere religious...” Yet cigarettes offer a rare business opportunity for...uses his pickup truck to smuggle in cigarettes, stuffing packs into
Financial Times (uk)
added May 15, 2015 09:12
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[Africa, Mid-east, South Africa, Syria] BAT continues to add spokes to its Heidelberg hub

FROM its 65ha plant in the dusty little town of Heidelberg, the world’s second-largest cigarette maker, British American Tobacco (BAT), services 22 markets across Africa and the Middle East.
Business Day (za)
added May 11, 2015 11:05
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[Mid-east] Waterpipe tobacco smoking prevalence and correlates in 25 Eastern Mediterranean and Eastern European countries: cross-sectional analysis of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey

Waterpipe tobacco smoking, including dual waterpipe and cigarette use, is alarmingly high in several Eastern Mediterranean and Eastern European countries. Ongoing waterpipe tobacco smoking surveillance is warranted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2015 12:06
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[Mid-east] Cigarette giant blames ISIS for falling tobacco sales

A UK tobacco firm has blamed the political unrest caused by ISIS In Iraq for blocking the sales of billions of cigarettes. In its half-year results report posted today, Imperial Tobacco announced that the number of cigarettes sold had been hit by a 5% d
Newsweek
added May 6, 2015 20:56
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[Mid-east, Syria] RT ​Smoking guns? UK tobacco giant blames ISIS for cigarette sales slump

Imperial Tobacco has blamed a slump in cigarette sales on regional instability...A senior figure in the IS police force was found decapitated in Syria in February, allegedly with a cigarette left in his mouth. The words “O Sheikh this is munkar” were wr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 6, 2015 14:16
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[Mid-east] New study uncovers tobacco industry's attempts to tackle 'threat' of Islam to smoking

Co-author Professor Kelley Lee, based at Simon Fraser University, said: "This paper provides further evidence of how the tobacco industry has sought to frame public policy debates in ways that, not only further its commercial interests, but undermine the
HealthCanal.com
added Apr 27, 2015 09:09
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[Mid-east] Big tobacco takes on Islam in effort to promote smoking

The campaign went so far as to hire lawyers to make theological arguments against Islamic leaders opposed to tobacco use. “The paper shows how the industry has sought to distort and misinterpret the cultural beliefs of these communities, and to reinterpr
Yahoo!
added Apr 22, 2015 18:52
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