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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Are e-cigarettes perpetuating addiction? Evidence about the harmful effects of e-cigarettes remains inconclusive

In the UAE, the Ministry of Health has banned the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and the World Health Organisation (WHO) does not consider Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)... Dr Sree Kumar, specialist physician at Aster clinics, Al Karam
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 20, 2015 22:41
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[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east, Pakistan, Tunisia] Application of the Abridged SimSmoke model to four Eastern Mediterranean countries

The Abridged SimSmoke model has been used to show the number of deaths from smoking and how MPOWER policies can be used to reach the WHO non-communicable deaths voluntary target for cigarette use reduction in four countries.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2015 22:21
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iraq village takes radical stand against national woes

Smoking, horn honking and political debating -- these may sound like a few of Iraq's favourite things, but one village has banned them all to beat the national doom and gloom. "Smoking just isn't good for you," said Kadhim Hassoon, standing proudly by a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:10
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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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