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Saudi "sin tax" targets cigarettes to raise funds

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It’s now more expensive to smoke or have fizzy drinks in Saudi Arabia.The country’s introduced heavy taxes on the two, as it seeks to cut its huge budget deficit, which hit $79 billion last year. From Dubai, Nawied Jabarkhyl reports.

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