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Bulgaria’s Deputy PM Simeonov calls Russian Patriarch “cigarette billionaire” and “second-class KGB cop”

Deputy Prime Minister Valery Simeonov, known as loose cannon, attacked the Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, calling him a “cigarette bishop” and a “second-class cop”. Simeonov is leader of the “National Front for Salvation of Bulgaria” (NFSB),
Mar 7, 2018 15:33 by BulgarianPresidency.eu (bg)

PHOTOS: ISIS Publicly Flogs 3 ‘Cigarette Smugglers’ in Zuba City, Iraq

ISIS militants publicly whips three men charged with smuggling cigarettes, which are considered "haram," or forbidden, by ISIS. The men who caught the alleged smugglers are ISIS religious police, known as "Hisbah." Hisbah is short for “Rijaal al-hisbah”
Mar 27, 2016 21:10 by Heavy

[Iraq] How ISIS is funded by black-market oil trading, illegal drugs and internet cafes

TEN WAYS THE ISLAMIC STATE IS MAKING MONEY ... 9. Growing and selling drugs and black market cigarettes and alcohol
Feb 22, 2015 16:04 by The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)

[Iraq] RAQQA JOURNAL In a Syrian City, ISIS Puts Its Vision Into Practice

The religious police have banned public smoking of cigarettes and water pipes – a move that has dampened the city’s social life, forcing cafes to close.
Jul 23, 2014 15:37 by New York Times

In South Dakota prisons, Indian inmates get to smoke — for religious reasons | The Knowledge Effect

After ruling last year that the South Dakota prison system violated the rights of incarcerated Native American tribe members when it imposed a blanket ban on all inmate tobacco use, a federal judge has issued guidelines regarding appropriate use.
Feb 21, 2013 16:54 by Thomson Reuters

[Egypt] Islamists 'ban' smoking in Sinai

An Islamist group in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula threatened to launch a crusade against drug use and cigarette smoking in the lawless desert region on Wednesday, prompting fears about the growing influence of radical groups in post-revolutionary Egypt.
Dec 27, 2012 05:28 by Reuters

Islamists ban tobacco, alcohol in Somalia district

May 9, 2011 00:00 by AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)

[Philippines] Church slams court ruling on total ban of cigarettes

Bishop Ruperto Santos said the July 5 decision by a regional trial court (RTC) ... The lawsuit was filed by Philippine Tobacco Institute (PTI), an organization of cigarette manufacturers. “We only seek that these [tobacco control] measures be consistent
Jul 16, 2018 14:11 by Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)

[Saudi Arabia] Mecca bans sheesha, smoking, music in public places

The authorities in the province of Mecca have announced a clampdown on indecent behaviour at public places. Saudi King’s Advisor and Mecca Province Ruler Prince Khalid Al-Faisal issued a directive banning sheesha, tombac, smoking, musical instruments and
Jun 17, 2016 02:43 by GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)

[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
May 15, 2015 09:12 by Financial Times (uk)
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