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Syrian state tobacco company makes SYP 15,6 bn in 6 months

Damascus - the General Organization of Tobacco has marketed about 3.705 tons of tobacco, worth SYP 15.6 billion, in the first half of 2014. According to the company's biannual report, the company sold 2.826 tons of various types of locally-made tobacco, (ae)
added Aug 10, 2014 22:03

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

[Iraq, Syria] Jihadi Militants Ban Smoking And Guns In Conquered Territories

In a major coup for public health and safety the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has banned smoking, alcohol, and guns in the provinces it conquered just days ago, the International Business Times reports.
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jun 17, 2014 00:57

[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

[Russia, Syria, USA] Veteran Diplomat Fond of Cigars, Whiskey and Outfoxing U.S.

Mr. Lavrov, a chain-smoker, is known as an old-school diplomat. He flatly ignored an effort by Secretary General Kofi Annan to ban smoking in the United Nations headquarters, saying Mr. Annan did not own the building. He enjoys whiskey and cigars, and his
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2013 04:57

[Russia, USA, New York] Lavrov Brings Acerbic Pragmatism to Kerry Meeting on Syria (1)

When New York City instituted a ban on indoor smoking in 2003, United Nations officials told everyone working in the East Side headquarters to comply. Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s then-UN ambassador, was having none of it. Lavrov kept right on smoking cigaret
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 13, 2013 02:01

Video: Ahmed, the eight-year-old boy on the front line of Syria's civil war

In the video footage, Ahmed is seen lounging against his chair, holding his cigarette with the ease of a chain smoker. His expression is unsmiling and uncaring. His eyes stare blankly, telling the story of his lost youth.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 2, 2013 12:54

[Syria] The NRA's and tobacco industy vision for US children and schools.

Syrian 7 year old..... is that his school in the background? I find this photo forbidding, distrubing and tragic.
Democratic Underground
added Apr 1, 2013 09:18

[Syria] A seven-year-old boy takes up arms against Assad ($$)

Ahmed’s right hand rests casually on the butt of his AK47; in the fingers of his left hand a cigarette smoulders as he stands before a makeshift rebel barricade in one of Syria’s main cities.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:34

Image of 7-year-old Syrian rebel with rifle and cigarette stuns us

The portrait captures so much in just one image: the bravado of boyhood, youthful vulnerability and the sadness of wars forcing children to grow up too soon.Â
added Mar 29, 2013 14:28
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