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[Syria] ISIS beheads top police official for smoking cigarettes

The Islamic extremists reportedly beheaded one of their own for smoking cigarettes. No mercy was shown to the high-ranking police official and Egyptian national whose headless body was discovered near a power plant in the Syrian city of Deir-al-Zor. Writ
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 13, 2015 16:51
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[Jordan] Hubble-bubble, there's shisha-smoking trouble on Saudi beaches!

“IT is my right to enjoy a clean beach” was the motto of a recent campaign started by several Jubail residents against beach-goers who smoke shisha, or hubble-bubble, on the city’s beaches. The smokers are accused of polluting beaches with discarded coal
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:02
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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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Bahrain: Woman Charged With Smoking in the Day During Ramadan

The case throws up how smoking is frowned upon during Ramadan A woman has been charged with insulting Ramadan as she smoked a cigarette during daylight hours while she was being questioned at Bahrain International Airport.
IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 9, 2014 18:50
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Court finds tobacco ban in South Dakota prisons violates rights of Native American inmates

The ruling, released Friday, means the Department of Corrections cannot ban tobacco altogether in state prisons. The department could appeal the decision. Under a plan, which was approved by Schreier and opposed by the Department of Corrections last fal
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 27, 2014 12:23
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Religious leaders have called for the urgent implementation of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets

Religious leaders belonging to all communities in Sri Lanka have called for urgent implementation of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets with a coverage of maximum 80 percent on cigarette packets, without any further delay.
Asian Tribune
added Sep 17, 2013 23:45
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[Asia] Sri Lanka's Buddhist prelates push for anti-tobacco warnings to be placed on cigarette packets

The four Buddhist Chief Prelates (Mahanayake theros) in Sri Lanka have called on the government to introduce regulations to place anti-tobacco warnings in cigarette packets. Issuing a statement, the prelates have said that the relevant multinational comp
LankaPage.com
added Sep 14, 2013 08:57
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[Algeria, Lebanon] Lebanese star reported for smoking in Ramadan

Yara’s driver angered when singer refuses to stop smoking in public during the day, in violation of Ramadan rules
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 9, 2012 16:01
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[Cambodia, Laos, Thailand] Regional monks move to ban smoking

MCOT 1 (Modernine TV) (th)
added May 10, 2004 00:00
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[Africa, Congo, Mid-east, Somalia, Sudan South, UK] Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes

While civilians were being killed and cities ravaged by violence, BAT pursued opportunities to grow its markets. The documents describe how cartons of cigarettes were distributed to traders hidden in black bags in Somalia after Al-Shabaab banned sales a
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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