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[Korea - North] Diplomats and Deceit: North Korea’s Criminal Activities in Africa (PDF)

North Korean defectors interviewed for this report have claimed that significant quantities of tobacco and cigarettes have also been shipped from Africa to North Korea...diplomats frequently took advantage of duty-free allocations to buy cigarettes and
Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime (ch)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:50
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[New Zealand] Call for lower excise taxes

Seymour has called for tobacco-product excise taxes to be lowered, according to a story by Sam Carran for Newstalk ZB. Seymour says that the doubling of such taxes during the past five years has led to an increase in crimes against retailers. Nearly 500
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 10, 2017 20:42
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[UK-Northern Ireland] New bespoke ashtray ballot boxes uses butts to vote

Ballot bins where you vote with a cigarette butt on topical issues could soon be installed in the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council area. The ‘bespoke’ bins will have two areas to put out a cigarette and vote on relevant local issues with a windo
Derry Now (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
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[Indiana] Town hall set for smoking rule

Smoke Free Seymour is seeking the support of the public and city officials to strengthen the city’s nearly 11-year-old smoking law by adding some new restrictions. The group is proposing four major changes to the ordinance. Those changes and other ideas
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Oct 10, 2017 20:34
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[UK] Farewell Baroness Battleaxe! House of Lords' gloriously foul-mouthed Baroness Trumpington - who helped crack Hitler’s codes at Bletchley Park, flicked the V-sign in a Parliamentary debate and worked as a Land Girl - is to retire aged 95

In 2012 the chain-smoking peer appeared on the BBC's flagship satirical show Have I Got News For You - becoming the show's oldest ever guest - and revealed that she enjoys a cigar after sex.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:21
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[New York] VIDEO: Could a new smoking ban be coming to WNY?

Democratic Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke has his way, Erie County could be next. "We wouldn't allow children to smoke before the age of 18. I don't know how we would allow them to inhale second hand smoke." Burke has proposed a new local law th
WKBW-TV Channel 7 (Buffalo, NY)
added Oct 10, 2017 00:35
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Will California Kick Butts Off State Beaches? Not This Year

Marc Levine (D-Marin County), said he was disappointed by Brown’s decision. Trying to protect people and wildlife from “poisonous” cigarette butts is hardly coercive, he said in an emailed statement. “The common person knows these dangers too well, and f
California Healthline
added Oct 10, 2017 00:34
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Trump Base May Nix Low Nicotine

most of President Trump's supporters smoke. Of 25 states with the highest smoking rates, 23 voted for Trump... “We can think of few issues that would endanger that solid base foundation [more] than an aggressive—and unexpected—top-down directive from Wash
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 9, 2017 18:27
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[Mississippi] E-cigarette ordinance to address biz concerns

Starkville's ban on using e-cigarettes in public places is now official, but the matter might not be over for stores that say the ban could hurt their business. Aldermen unanimously approved an amendment at Tuesday's meeting that added electronic ciga
Columbus (MS) Commercial Dispatch
added Oct 8, 2017 16:19
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STOOKSBERRY: Denver Is Hiring Teen Cigarette Narcs

But if the goal is to reduce sales to minors, why is the department looking to entrap more vendors?...It seems these compliance checks have more to do with revenue seeking and less to do with smoking cessation.
Reason Magazine
added Oct 8, 2017 16:01
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