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[Korea - North, Mongolia] Tobacco Dominates Trade

Trade between North Korea and Mongolia rose 43 percent year-on-year to US$2.3 million in 2017, primarily driven by tobacco imports from Mongolia, according to a KBS story relayed by the TMA and citing figures published by the Ulaanbaatar chapter of the K
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[Korea - North] North Korea: Kim Jong Un Setting A 'Bad Example' Smoking Cigarettes On Camera

Many North Koreans blame Kim Jong Un, who is frequently shown smoking cigarettes on state TV and in newspaper images, for setting a bad example for the population. A source in South Hwanghae Province told Daily NK on January 4, "Arguments between family m
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Jan 11, 2018 20:01
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[Korea - North] What North Korean propaganda posters reveal

North Korea also produces a number of anti-smoking posters, having joined the WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2005. The WHO reports that the country "keenly celebrates" World No Tobacco Day every year. They document developments in the c
CNN
added Jan 2, 2018 04:12
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[Korea - North] The Differences Between Kim Jong Un’s Diet and a Typical North Korean’s Will Shock You

If you’re going to slowly kill yourself by smoking cigarettes you might as well do it in style, like $44 per pack. Kim prefers to sustain his habit with only the most elegant of cigarettes from Yves Saint Laurent. The company has been promoting these “de
The Cheat Sheet
added Nov 25, 2017 01:49
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean Tobacco Factories, Smuggled Cigarettes Bring in Cash For Pyongyang

North Korea continues to pull in badly needed foreign cash through the sale of tobacco products, much of it produced in joint ventures with China and sold as counterfeit cigarettes across Asia, sources say.
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:53
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un calls for North Korea to create a world-class auto industry as he inspects ancient machinery on visit to a truck factory (and shows health and safety will be no obstacle by smoking a cigarette)

Kim also showed that health and safety rules do not apply to semi-divine dictators as he blithely held a cigarette in his hand next to a rusty conveyor belt and a computer that looks as old as the factory itself.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:28
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[Australia, China, Korea - North] Illegal tobacco helps fund North Korea’s nuclear regime

THE illegal tobacco trade is helping to prop up Kim Jong-un’s nuclear program as well as the world’s biggest terror groups, according to a US security chief. David Luna says...Counterfeit goods are legal in the Hermit Kingdom, and have been since the form
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Nov 1, 2017 10:27
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[Korea - North] Russian ferry operator involved in shipping N. Korean cargo to China

with a plan to reload the cargo onto a non-North Korean ship bound for Foshan in southeastern China. The Mangyongbong returned to Rason with tobacco and mahjong game tables
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:08
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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] 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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