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Amid war, UN warns Syrians smoking is a grave health risk

In a statement last week, the U.N. health agency warned that "notwithstanding the current crisis in the country," Syrian officials should collaborate with the U.N. health agency to control the use of tobacco and water pipes among its people, especially y
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 9, 2016 14:30
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[Mid-east, Syria] ISIS sells women "for just $10, or 10 cigarettes"

"Some are sold for weapons, or for just $10, or 10 cigarettes," Domle said. Some ISIS fighters send pictures of the women and girls to their families, either to taunt them or demand a ransom.
WRCB TV Channel 3 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 29, 2015 20:44
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[Iraq, Syria, UK] Isis hijacks NHS ad to discourage people from smoking

An image Isis posted on social media showed the anti-smoking message that would appear to have taken heavy inspiration from a Public Health campaign in 2013....a lucrative smuggling market has emerged to capitalise on the demand. One in five women and si
The Drum (uk)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:17
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ISIS' feared religious police force carry out another mass cigarette burning in Syria - as they unveil shocking new anti-smoking posters showing lungs being set on fire

show members of ISIS' feared religious police force setting light to vast piles of cigarettes in a field. The images emerged as it was revealed ISIS has erected shocking anti-smoking posters throughout its self-declared caliphate featuring images of burni
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:41
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The Relationship Between Waterpipe Smoking and Body Weight: Population-Based Findings From Syria

Conclusion: Results indicate that daily waterpipe users, compared to never-users, have higher BMI, translating into 6 extra kilograms of weight on average, and are 3 times as likely to be obese.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 5, 2014 12:19
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[Asia] Syrian snipers 'shooting pregnant women to win cigarettes'

Fighters in Syria are shooting pregnant women to kill their unborn babies and are then awarded cigarettes if they 'hit the correct targets', a British surgeon has claimed. Dr David Nott, who has been volunteering in Syria, described the deliberate attemp
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 20, 2013 15:37
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[Iraq, Syria] Authorities seize 38,000 Captagon Pills in Raqqa City, Smuggled Tobacco Seized in Damascus

Syria News Agency SANA (sy)
added Mar 7, 2012 00:00
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[Mid-east, Syria] ISIS arrest 50 people for SMOKING and will flog them in public for the 'crime'

Islamic State militants have arrested more than 50 men in Syria for the 'crime' of smoking, which is banned under the strict Sharia law the terror group has imposed....are expected to be publicly flogged in the district of Yarmouk, south of the Syrian cap
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:25
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[Asia, Mid-east, Syria] 'I wanted a smoke' Moaning ISIS defector quits terror group over strict smoking ban

AN ISIS defector who travelled through London to Syria has moaned about the struggles he faced with the terror group’s smoking ban....“There’s no smoking. I found it hard for everyone there.”
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2016 18:42
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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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