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[Turkey] Cars, fuel, cigarettes -- black market thriving in Syria

Cigarettes, meanwhile, are plentiful, sourced from the Banns al-Nera sector of the northern city of Aleppo, which has been the theatre of an intense standoff between rebel fighters and regime troops since mid-July, with neither side able to gain the uppe (ae)
added Dec 27, 2012 10:16

[Syria] Smoking kills woman in her sleep

An apartment fire in Köflach, Styria, killed a 47-year-old woman. According to a police report, the single woman who had been in early retirment fell asleep while smoking.
Austrian Independent (uk)
added Dec 18, 2012 04:10

[Turkey] Three Turkish Soldiers Wounded in Clashes on Syrian Border

Three Turkish soldiers were wounded along the Syrian border last night amid clashes between security forces and smugglers in , DoÄŸan news agency reported. The smugglers, who were carrying tea and cigarettes, fired at the soldiers on duty
Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added Oct 15, 2012 08:27

[Lebanon, Mid-east, Syria] Tobacco control in the Middle East : The Lancet Oncology ($$)

A visit from WHO in the winter of 2010 confirmed that the Syrian ban was indeed being implemented, but the events of the past 18 months or so make it unlikely that this is still the case. Neighbouring Lebanon is in a better position to ...
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:16

[Kentucky] Wired Pentagon Tobacco Might One Day Stop Syria's Nerve Gas

The answer lies in a close cousin of tobacco. Earlier this month, Darpa gave out a $2.7 million contract to Kentucky Bioprocessing, LLC to get going on this potential pre-treatment, which could be given to troops prior to a deployment into a war zone with
added Sep 28, 2012 20:38

Japan Tobacco says facing EU probe over Syria

Japan Tobacco said Wednesday it was being probed by the European Union after a report it broke sanctions by shipping cigarettes to a firm linked to the Syrian regime, but denied any wrongdoing.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 22, 2012 11:51

EU Probes Cigarette Deal That May Have Aided Syria

The European Union is investigating whether its Syrian sanctions were violated by the sale of cigarettes to a firm linked to cousins of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to corporate documents seen by The Wall Street Journal.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 22, 2012 02:39

[Europe] EU sanctions target Syrian central bank, tobacco

The General Organization of Tobacco no longer has access to any assets in the EU either. The government-owned agency generates funds for the regime through the licensing and taxing of foreign tobacco brands
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added May 15, 2012 09:50

[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

[Jordan, Syria] Customs Dept foils cigarettes smuggling attempt

Jordan News Agency (PETRA) (jo)
added Feb 27, 2012 00:00
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