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[Somalia] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contraband tobacco is a $1b trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 2, 2013 12:54
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Libya Among Twelve Countries Signing UN Treaty to Combat Illegal Tobacco Trade

Tripoli Post (ly)
added Jan 14, 2013 11:35
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[Canada] Ban could encourage youth to smoke menthol tobacco: retailers

If you smoke menthol-flavoured tobacco, this is the last day it’s available in Alberta. ...The Western Convenience Stores Association thinks it will actually make menthol-flavoured smokes easier and cheaper for kids to get by going to the black market.
630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added Sep 30, 2015 19:34
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Paraguay's tobacco-growing president says he'll sell off his cigarette factory

Paraguay's new President Horacio Cartes says he's willing to sell off his cigarette-making business that has often drawn criticism from foreign governments worried about contraband.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2013 19:41
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[Mississippi] Sentencing set in contraband cigarettes case

Fred Brackett, who ran a tobacco wholesale company in Lancaster, S.C., is scheduled for sentencing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Aberdeen, Miss
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2012 13:56
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[Canada] New York seeking $350 million from Six Nations

alleges that GRE and Native Wholesale Supply "have sold, shipped, and distributed, and continue to sell, ship, and distribute, large quantities of unstamped and unreported cigarettes into the State of New York as part of a joint venture." The quantities o
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 2, 2014 18:59
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[Canada] Group wants proposed menthol cigarette ban to apply to aboriginal tobacco industry

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco will tour the province and turn the heat up on the Liberals until the Bill 44 hearings begin later this month. Though First Nations have a constitutionally guaranteed right to grow tobacco on reserves, their t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:54
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[Europe, Montenegro, Serbia] Montenegrin Crime Figure Assasinated

Anton Stanaj, a Montenegrin business owner and convicted cigarette-smuggling kingpin, was killed Friday in Sudan, allegedly murdered in his hotel room.
Reporting on Organized Crime and Corruption (ROCC) Project
added Mar 16, 2013 13:39
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[Canada] First Nations defend cigarette sales

The Union of Ontario Indians is taking umbrage with what it says an attempt by government and private agencies to “demonize” the legitimate manufacture of cigarettes in First Nations communities.
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 22:09
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[Canada] More than 40% of Cigarettes Purchased in Ontario are Contraband / Government Looks the Other Way, says NCACT

Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2014 19:11
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