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[Asia, Korea - North] N. Korean leader bans foreign cigarettes: source

Kim Jong-un has ordered the country's senior officials not to smoke foreign cigarettes, saying it is a matter of patriotism... it remains uncertain whether the measure will actually affect consumption of them in the smuggling-prone North, observers said.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:07
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[Korea - North] LUNA: How Black-Market Tobacco Funds the World’s Bad Actors

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror.... During my tenure at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released
Defense One
added Sep 19, 2017 20:12
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[Korea - North] Who's going to tell him he can't? Kim Jong-Un SMOKES a cigarette right beside North Korea's experimental ICBM that is filled with highly-flammable liquid rocket fuel

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2017 19:58
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[Asia, Korea - North] North Korean Diplomat Kicked Out Of Bangladesh For Smuggling Over 1 Million Cigarettes

Bangladesh has kicked out a North Korean diplomat after he was caught smuggling more than one million cigarettes as well as electronics into the country in a shipping container, Dhaka officials said today. Han Son Ik, the first secretary of the North Kor
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:09
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong Un Smokes Cigarette Moments After North Korea Rocket Launch (PHOTO)

Jong Un celebrated North Korea's rocket launch in his own way ... In a photo released by the country's state-run television agency, North Korea's leader is seen smoking a cigarette and watching the rocket's path moments after giving the order to launch
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 14, 2012 18:15
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[Korea - North] North Korea, a smokers' paradise, now urging people to quit

But this time around, the effort does have one big thing going for it: the increasingly vocal support of North Korean women, virtually none of whom smoke. Ri Yong Ok, a 57-year-old pharmacist whose heavy-smoking husband nearly died of lung cancer, is lead
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:45
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[Korea - North] Gorging on steak, cheese and two bottles of Cristal champagne in one sitting: Former chef reveals the extravagant tastes of Kim Jong-un that has led to North Korean dictator's massive weight gain

Kim with a cigarette. His smoking and reported overeating have both contributed to his apparent poor health
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 14:44
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Malaysia] LUNA: How black market tobacco fuels terrorism / Illicit cigarettes are now second only to the heroin trade in helping fund some of the Taliban militias.

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror... During my tenure at the US State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released a
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:31
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[Korea - North] North Korea’s 7.27 cigarettes selling at higher prices than foreign brands: menu ($$)

premium 7.27 brand of cigarettes are being sold at higher prices than well-known foreign brands, a tobacco menu from a bar at a downtown Pyongyang hotel shows, an exceptional example of a domestic product costing more than those imported from overseas. Th
NK News
added May 25, 2017 21:17
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un caught out: Tubby leader is spotted smoking a cigarette after urging people to quit

CNN claimed Kim was photographed with the cigarette during the middle of a anti-smoking drive. In May, KCNA reported that North Korea had reduced the area of land which had been set aside to grow tobacco 'as much as possible'. The hermit sate claimed
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 18:19
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