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Banks, Money Mules and Front Companies Aid Terrorists in Conflict Zones Launder Money

The merged al-Qaeda groups Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham in Syria and Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin in the Sahel make an estimated $18–$35 million and $5–$35 million respectively from illegal taxation, donations, kidnapping for ransom, extortion, smuggling o
Bitcoin.com
added Oct 21, 2018 19:27
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[Czech Republic, Europe] MEP: France is wrong to shun OLAF in tackling tobacco smuggling

France and other countries that need help tackling the rising illicit tobacco trade should ask for assistance from the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), according to Czech MEP Tomáš Zdechovský. Zdechovský, a European People’s Party (EPP) MEP in the Bud
EurActiv
added Oct 21, 2018 19:18
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli's former aide files protest over AG's discretionary powers

Restaurateur Zammit’s lawyers filed the act against the Attorney General, the Police Commissioner and the Justice Minister, calling upon the latter to effect the necessary changes to the Criminal Code so that the resulting abuse, often unnoticed by the m
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:59
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Current Tobacco Smoking, Quit Attempts, and Knowledge About Smoking Risks Among Persons Aged ≥15 Years — Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 28 Countries, 2008–2016

the median prevalences of tobacco smoking and smokers making a quit attempt were 22.5% and 42.5%, respectively. The median prevalences of knowing that tobacco smoking causes stroke, heart attack, and lung cancer were 73.6%, 83.6%, and 95.2%, respectively.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 19, 2018 20:18
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[California] Juul hiring aggressively amid FDA probe, but troubled image a turnoff for some

embarking on a worldwide hiring spree, seeking to fill hundreds of jobs. But Juul’s troubled image...doesn’t sit well with some tech workers who’ve been contacted by recruiters about working there. Some former Juul employees have quit over the same conce
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Oct 19, 2018 19:31
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Public looking for facts

77 percent of adults agree that governments should do all they can to encourage people who would otherwise keep smoking cigarettes to switch completely to ‘better alternatives’. The survey was commissioned by Philip Morris International and conducted by
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 19, 2018 11:45
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[UK] Man makes it his mission to clean up 1 million cigarette butts

"As a society, we've become blind to a lot of the litter and plastic that we produce, in particular cigarette butts," he told The Washington Post. "Many people that I've spoken to, smokers and nonsmokers, have no idea that there's plastic in cigarette but
The Week
added Oct 19, 2018 11:44
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[Europe] Study finds rising illicit cigarette trade on social media

Social media and delivery services have become new outlets for organised crime activities when it comes to illicit cigarette trade, according to a new study that has raised eyebrows among EU policymakers. The study published on Wednesday (17 October) wa
EurActiv
added Oct 19, 2018 11:33
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REDMOND: These Two Landmark Reports Should Light a Fire Under Drug Policy Reformers

No Fire, No Smoke is global in scope and stunningly comprehensive. Charts, graphs, maps and infographics present smoking and vaping prevalence data as well as the legal and regulatory status of e-cigarettes in dozens of countries. Its central ideas are t
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2018 10:46
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Silvio Zammit to be indicted for trading in influence in Dalligate bribery case

Silvio Zammit is a step closer to being indicted for trading in influence, after a court today reaffirmed a previous ruling there were sufficient grounds to place the restaurateur under a bill of indictment. Zammit is charged with having solicited a €60
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 18, 2018 17:27
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