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[Iraq, Mid-east] EXCLUSIVE: 'They made me wish I could die': Harrowing accounts of life under ISIS reveal teenager arrested for selling cigarettes narrowly escaped execution

They used different torture methods. Those who smoked, they cut their fingers.'...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2017 19:28
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[New York] Guilty plea: Franklin county man possessed nearly 1 million contraband cigarettes

A Franklin County man is facing up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing nearly a million contraband cigarettes. Ira Tarbell, 44, of Hogansburg was stopped Feb. 18, 2016 by Genesee County sheriff’s deputies in Pembroke. He was drivi
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Mar 17, 2017 20:13
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[New York] Six Members And Associates Of The Hells Angels Charged In White Plains Federal Court With Racketeering, Narcotics, And Money Laundering Offenses

The New Roc Hells Angels’ objectives included narcotics trafficking, extortion, money laundering, contraband cigarettes, prostitution, and altered motor vehicle parts.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Mar 17, 2017 20:12
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Alec Bradley’s TAA Exclusive Will Be A New Black Market

The new Black Market Illicit is a 6 inch by 50 ring gauge toro, and it is the first TAA exclusive from Alec Bradley since the company released a Prensado Figurado back in 2013. The new Illicit blend is a bit of a diversion from other Black Market cigars
Cigar Aficionado
added Mar 16, 2017 21:20
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[Asia, Israel] Netanyahu to Police: Because of Sinus Problems, I Couldn't Have Smoked All Alleged Cigars Gifted by Hollywood Mogul

Under questioning on suspicions of graft, Netanyahu said that due to a medical problem he cannot even put a cigar in his mouth for several months of the year, and therefore their alleged cost has been exaggerated, Channel 10 reports.
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 16, 2017 21:15
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[Asia, China] Counterfeit cigarettes burned to generate 30,000 kwh(1/4)

Fake-brand and inferior cigarettes are destroyed at a thermal power plant in Xuchang City, Central China’s Henan Province, March 14, 2017. The local tobacco monopoly bureau seized the counterfeit cigarettes in product checks since 2013. Burning of the ci
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 15, 2017 16:20
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] US firms back Duterte in fight vs smuggling, tax evasion

American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (AmCham) said on Tuesday it supports the Duterte government's campaign against smuggling and tax evasion in cigarettes. The group of US businesses said it "commends" and "applauds" the recent crackdown on ci
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Mar 15, 2017 16:19
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MURPHY, LARSON, COURTNEY CALL FOR ACTION TO PROTECT CONNECTICUT SHADE TOBACCO INDUSTRY FROM ‘DECEPTIVE’ MISLABELING BY FOREIGN COMPETITORS

Connecticut Tobacco Growers Are Being Undercut By Foreign Growers Who Are Mislabeling Products As “Connecticut” Products
US Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)
added Mar 15, 2017 16:15
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish men on target to be first to completely stub out smoking

Swedish government has released data showing that the proportion of men aged between 30 and 44 smoking fell to just 5 per cent in 2016. This makes it the first country to hit a notional tobacco “end game” target proposed by global health bodies and some
New Scientist
added Mar 15, 2017 14:34
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[Mid-east] Profits Funding Terror: New Reports Examine Financial Tentacles of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard

The report released on Tuesday in London says the IRGC funds its activities by smuggling items ranging from oil and gas to cigarettes and narcotics, with imports and exports moving through the docks worth some $12 billion a year.
CNSNews
added Mar 15, 2017 00:19
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