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[China, Mid-east] Richard Smith: A tobacco company CEO writes to his marketing department

We must associate smoking with strength, glamour, ambition, progress, achievement, and above all freedom. What about: “Only the free can smoke” or “Work hard, smoke hard”? You will do better. And what might be our means? Television advertising is both exp
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 12, 2014 11:54
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[Iraq, Mid-east] Isis Suffers its First Defeat as Cigarette Smokers of Kirkuk Defy Islamic State Ban

The Islamic State (also known as Isis) has made a spectacular U-turn on its Sharia laws in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, stubbing out its draconian cigarette ban in an attempt to boost popularity among the local population of hardcore smokers. A resident of
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:21
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[Mid-east, Russia, UK] Putin and Islamic State Blamed for Sluggish Tobacco Sales

Imperial Tobacco has blamed stagnating sales growth on the activities of the Islamic State and other militant groups, as well as the policies of the Russian government.
IBTimes (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:20
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[Iraq, Mid-east] Imperial Tobacco sales growth disrupted by rise of Isis

The rise of Islamic extremism in the Middle East has disrupted sales growth at Imperial Tobacco, which has blamed the “turbulent situation” for falling cigarette and tobacco sales in Iraq, one of its key growth markets. “In several Middle Eastern markets
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:05
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[Asia, China, Mid-east] First e-cigarettes, now an 'e-hookah'

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 12, 2014 12:01
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[Mid-east, Oman] GCC symposium on Tobacco and Trade begins

The symposium aims at familiarising the participants with the commitments of the GCC to implement tobacco control policies
Muscat Daily (om)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:18
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[Mid-east] Elias Ghanem / Elias Ghanem is the director of the Middle East and North Africa division of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

in my position in the Middle East when I meet with the leadership and get them together, most of them, they smoke cigars, so I felt I needed to participate. And I got fully engaged in it. Of course, I don’t smoke at work. But in the evening when I’m trave
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2014 21:46
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[Mid-east] Tougher measures to deter UAE smokers

Dubai: A proposal to enforce plain packaging of cigarettes and double the price of tobacco within two years has been made, a health ministry official said. “The law is expected to be enforced throughout the GCC by 2016,” said Dr Wedad Al Maidour, head
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 22:16
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[Mid-east] UAE to propose plain packaging for tobacco

The proposal will be floated GCC-wide in two years when health officials will be required to revise packaging of all tobacco products.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 22:12
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[Mid-east] Jordan leads region in prevalence of smoking among males — study

Jordan topped Middle East countries in the prevalence of smoking among males and third in terms of female smokers, according to a global study. Research conducted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington showed t
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:05
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