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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi shuts 20 shops for tobacco rule violations

Municipality has shut 20 shops near mosques, educational institutions and residential areas for breaching rules and regulations and selling tobacco products...they should not be located within the premises of an educational, medical, sports, religious ins
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:01
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[Asia, Bahrain] Warning over smoking sheesha inside Ramadan tents

“This is the time of the year that people engage in smoking sheesha inside Ramadan tents as a habit, unfortunately under the pretext of spending the time in the joy of the season,” she said. “The painful truth is that these tents cause a major health pr
TradeArabia (bh)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:48
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[Asia] Shisha smoking increases during Ramadan in UAE

Shisha smoking increases during the holy month of Ramadan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with non-smokers also tending to pick up the habit, an expert said on Sunday. "We spend more time in the lively atmosphere of restaurants. As a result, a marked
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:53
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[Asia, Israel] Litzman opposes ban on tobacco adverts that feature in Hassidic newspapers

Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman opposes broad legislation to prohibit tobacco advertising in newspapers...Litzman, a Gur Hassid, is known to be closely associated with Hamodia, the ultra-Orthodox daily affiliated with Gur Hassidim and his Agudat Y
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 21, 2015 16:46
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Engagement with American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Governments

We invite tribes to engage in a collaborative and respectful government‐to‐government approach to the implementation and enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 16, 2015 18:10
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[Asia, Israel] Litzman opposes ban on tobacco ads in papers

Litzman, a Gur Hassid, is known to be closely associated with Hamodia, the ultra-Orthodox daily affiliated with Gur Hassidim and his Agudat Yisrael party that publishes many tobacco ads in a “religious” context... two years ago, he came out in opposition
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 16, 2015 16:51
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[Syria] Offering Services, ISIS Ensconces Itself in Seized Territories

He buys cigarettes from smugglers who sell only to people they know, since jihadists punish smoking as a crime. “This is like heroin for them,” the real estate agent said, enjoying a pack during a recent trip to Turkey.
New York Times
added Jun 16, 2015 06:21
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[Libya] They've already walked across the blistering Sahara desert, witnessed ISIS beheadings and survived the voyage across the Med in boats so hot 'they couldn't breathe'. Now these child migrants - as young as ten - are travelling Europe ALONE

'But I had to go outside to buy food. One time Daesh (ISIS) caught me smoking cigarettes and just for a packet of cigarettes they beat me with a stick and tied me by the hands and dragged me behind a motorbike. 'You can see the scars on the back of my h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2015 22:27
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[Iraq, Syria] In Daesh land, girl is sold for 'as little as a cigarette pack'

Teenage girls abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes,” the UN envoy on sexual violence has said. Zainab Bangura visited Iraq and Syria in April, and has since been working on a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:42
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[Mid-east, Yemen] Al Qaeda Works With Local Insurgents, in Tactical Shift

its branches in Yemen and Syria are now increasingly making common cause with local groups on the battlefield.... Al Qaeda took over Al Mukalla in April...It has so far made no effort to ban smoking or regulate how women dress.
New York Times
added Jun 9, 2015 11:01
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