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[Mid-east] VIDEOS: 'A national security risk': Australian Border Force warns illegal tobacco trade may be fuelling terrorism

"We are seeing crime gangs here in Australia, oftentimes Middle Eastern organised crime gangs, and the connections back into the Middle East ... [are] a significant concern for us in the current environment," he said. "The funding of extremist activitie
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 5, 2016 23:40
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Michael Bloomberg Continues His Life-Saving Leadership in Global Fight Against Tobacco

Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use is likely to have saved more lives, more quickly, and have as great an impact on the health of people around the world as any other public health initiative... The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is honored to be
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:46
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[UK] Illicit cigarettes 'easy to obtain' in Bradford, say undercover investigators

A test purchasing team, led by Will O'Reilly, a former Scotland Yard detective chief inspector, bought 37 lots of illicit products during a two-day visit to the city. Mr O'Reilly has been conducting research for cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris Inte
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 15:50
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco Burns: INTERVIEW

It is a critical time for us. An exponential growth in undocumented cigarette trade is weighing down on the legitimate players and government. The pressure is mounting by every passing day. The PTC and Philip Morris Pakistan are the only lawful cigarette
The News (pk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:40
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[Illinois] LOCAL CORRUPTION HITS CHICAGO, SUBURBS AND DOWNSTATE COMMUNITIES

The indictment charges Vrdolyak, who turns 79 next month, with impeding the IRS and tax evasion. He faces a maximum of eight years in prison for allegedly trying to help his co-defendant, attorney Daniel Soso of Alsip, dodge federal income taxes.
Illinois Policy
added Dec 5, 2016 22:38
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[Asia, India] Govt circulates cabinet note to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco

the health ministry has circulated a draft cabinet note for approval of signing of the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products developed under international treaty of World Health Organisation's Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCT
Times of India
added Dec 3, 2016 02:37
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[Belarus, Eastern Europe, UK] VIDEO: Illegal cigarettes: How sniffer dogs uncover illicit trade

A BBC investigation has tracked how hundreds of millions of cigarettes made in one factory in Eastern Europe are being smuggled into the UK and sold illegally across the country. Smugglers buy the packs in Belarus for as little as 40p each then transport
BBC Online
added Dec 3, 2016 02:34
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[Canada] North Bay high schools hotbed of contraband smokes

North Bay ranks one of the highest for illicit tobacco use in Ontario, ranking second overall in the province behind just Sault Ste. Marie according to a just-released study of 19,934 cigarette butts discarded across the province. The study conducted by
BayToday.ca (ca)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:29
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[Europe, UK] Panama Papers: Europol links 3,500 names to suspected criminals

Almost 3,500 individuals and companies in the Panama Papers are probable matches for suspected criminals including terrorists, cybercriminals and cigarette smugglers, according to a document seen by the Guardian. The analysis, which was carried out by Eu
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:27
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[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise

More than one-quarter of all the butts tossed to the curb are contraband and the numbers are rising. Almost 35% of Barrie smokers are lighting up contraband cigarettes, compared to approximately 20% in 2015. Between Sept. 1 and 19, WrightOn Marketing co
Barrie (Ont) Examiner (ca)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:25
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