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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Cigarette Production Up 50% Last Year

About 45 billion cigarettes were produced in Iran over the last fiscal year (March 2016-17), registering a 50% rise compared with the year before, the head of the Center for Tobacco Planning and Supervision said.
Financial Tribune
added Apr 19, 2017 01:27
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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia says tax on tobacco, drinks to raise up to $2.7 billion: Al Arabiya TV

Saudi Arabia's government estimates a new tax on tobacco and sugary drinks will raise between 8 billion and 10 billion riyals ($2.1 billion to $2.7 billion) annually, Al Arabiya television quoted the General Authority of Zakat and Tax as saying on Monday
Reuters
added Apr 17, 2017 17:41
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[Iran, Mid-east] VIDEO: This is why you should quit smoking! Shocking moment footpath EXPLODES in man's face after he throws cigarette butt down an underground sewer

A man has miraculously escaped death after throwing a cigarette butt down a sewer (pictured) only for it to cause an enormous explosion that sent him flying backwards in Tehran, Iran
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:37
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[Asia, Mid-east] E-Cigarettes and Vaping Market in Iran

Smoking in Iran is at record levels, social observers and national health groups say. Every day more and more people are taking up the habit, some as young as 13 years old, according to the Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association. A local anti-smoking group e
Financial Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06
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[Iraq, Mid-east] 'Crucified' for smuggling cigarettes: Two men are publicly punished by ISIS fanatics for trying to bring tobacco into Mosul

Two men have been publicly crucified by ISIS for attempting to bring tobacco into Mosul. Footage shows the two men being punished in front of crowds after being charged with smuggling. They were reprimanded under the terror group's law, which states c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:29
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[Asia, Bahrain, Mid-east] MP to propose tax hike on alcohol and tobacco

Alcohol and tobacco should be taxed as high as 10 per cent and the revenue generated should be directed towards the growth of youth and sports clubs in the country, said parliamentarian Ghazi Al Rahma. He said he has plans to update his earlier proposal
DT News - News of Bahrain (bh)
added Mar 21, 2017 14:01
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[Mid-east, Qatar] Anger at smoking near entrances of shopping centres

many residents have raised concern over the increasing number of smokers puffing away at the entrances of shopping malls and other public locations. The Peninsula noticed that shopping malls allowed their visitors to smoke cigarettes and pipes freely at
The Peninsula (qa)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:34
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[Iraq, Mid-east] EXCLUSIVE: 'They made me wish I could die': Harrowing accounts of life under ISIS reveal teenager arrested for selling cigarettes narrowly escaped execution

They used different torture methods. Those who smoked, they cut their fingers.'...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2017 19:28
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[Asia, Israel, Mid-east] Richard Gere: Cigar gifts ‘no big deal‘ if Netanyahu makes peace

In Israel, Hollywood star says disgraced ex-PM Olmert was ‘a friend of mine’; compares current PM, US president: ‘It’s all deals to them’
Times of Israel (is)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:12
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[Mid-east] Profits Funding Terror: New Reports Examine Financial Tentacles of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard

The report released on Tuesday in London says the IRGC funds its activities by smuggling items ranging from oil and gas to cigarettes and narcotics, with imports and exports moving through the docks worth some $12 billion a year.
CNSNews
added Mar 15, 2017 00:19
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