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[Mid-east] Are you a man? Do you smoke? If your answers are yes, you should move to Jordan

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
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:01
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[Lebanon, Mid-east] Gulf countries rank high on smoking study

Lebanon was the only Middle Eastern country where smoking rates for women were higher than 20% ... Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and Oman were among the 10 countries with a population over 1 million that had the highest average daily cigarette consumption in 201
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:36
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[Mid-east] Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) Announces Agreement to Acquire a 49% Interest in Arab Investors-TA (FZC) for $625 Million

definitive agreement to acquire 49% of the shares of United Arab Emirates-based Arab Investors-TA (FZC) (“AITA”) for $625 million. Through its acquisition of 49% of the shares of AITA, PMI will secure an almost 25% economic interest in the Société des Tab
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:45
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco and entertainment industries target Ramadan audience: WHO

(WHO) is greatly concerned at the level at which tobacco use, in all its forms, has been aggressively promoted during the airing of drama series screened across the Eastern Mediterranean Region ... Viewers were regularly exposed to scenes in which celebri
Ahlul Bayt News Agency (ir)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:26
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[Africa, Egypt, Mid-east] “Smoking Kills,” is the main message of the Tobacco Atlas

The American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation unveiled the first-ever Arabic version of The Tobacco Atlas and its companion website TobaccoAtlas.org, during a press conference on Monday. The conference was hosted by the World Health Organisation (
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Jun 14, 2013 01:45
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[Mid-east, USA, New York] Cigarette Smuggling Funding Terrorism

He said investigators have two choices: preserving a source of leads in cigarette smuggling, which might lead to the detection or dismantling of terrorist cells, or immediate intervention, a "quick blow," which usually involves the seizure of a single sh
Baltimore (MD) Jewish Times
added Jun 7, 2013 10:10
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[Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, Uae] New GCC tobacco tax could fuel growth of illicit trade

The dilemma facing GCC finance ministers as they deliberate over a 100 percent increase in duty on tobacco products is underlined by a White Paper published yesterday which spotlights growth in illicit trade, beyond the control of police and customs auth
Arab News (sa)
added May 23, 2013 13:42
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[Mid-east, Uae] Tax hike may not deter smokers

Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 22, 2013 16:34
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[Mid-east, Uae] New GCC Tobacco Tax Could Fuel Illicit Trade

the White Paper finds no evidence that a one-step, 100% overnight increase in duty on tobacco products will significantly affect consumption levels or smoking propensity. It highlights concern that a sharp increase in cigarette prices will fuel the growth
Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added May 22, 2013 08:54
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[Mid-east, Uae] New GCC tobacco tax could fuel growth of Illicit trade beyond control of police, customs - White Paper

Dubai Police anti-forgery head warns of knock on effects at border controls, recommends phased-in increase over five years to avoid tax shock ... contact: Tony Lewis / Lindsay Johnston Total Communications
Zawya.com (ae)
added May 22, 2013 07:51
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