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[Asia, Israel, Palestine] Authorities foil attempt to smuggle 3 tons of tobacco into Gaza

The security guards at the Sha'ar Ephraim crossing between Gaza and Israel, along with security guards from the Tax Authority, prevented an attempt to smuggle three tons of tobacco into Gaza. The tobacco originated in areas controlled by the Palestinian
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:22
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[Asia, Palestine] Jerusalem Attacks Subside, but Not Palestinian Ire, as Israel Clamps Down

Even a cigarette is now a problem, said traders in the alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City, who were fined by newly zealous inspectors enforcing a ban on indoor smoking....he secretly puffed on a cigarette inside a sweet shop. “It’s just to screw with us,”
New York Times
added Dec 16, 2015 22:35
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[Asia, Palestine] Report: Palestinian Women Smuggling Huge Quantities of Cheap Tobacco From Jordan

The amount of tobacco being smuggled from Jordan into Palestine is “much bigger” than the amount being stopped by PA customs, according to a Palestinian official. “Women mostly are the ones who are carrying out the smuggling,” Mohammed Rabih, an assistan
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 31, 2015 20:49
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[Asia, Israel, Palestine, USA] ARCHIVE: Health Ministry ignores bill prohibiting gifts of tobacco to soldiers

The Dubek company has in recent days paid for large newspaper ads wishing soldiers well and, showing Israel Defense Forces helmets, equated patriotism with smoking. The Post learned that two senior Health Ministry officials in charge of health promotion
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2015 10:09
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[Egypt, Palestine] Israel navy targets Gaza-bound tobacco boats

Two Palestinians were wounded on Wednesday when Israeli navy vessels destroyed two Gaza-bound boats smuggling cigarettes and tobacco from Egypt, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:15
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[Egypt, Palestine] 2 hurt as Israel navy targets Gaza-bound tobacco boats

Two Palestinians were wounded on Wednesday when Israeli navy vessels destroyed two Gaza-bound boats smuggling cigarettes and tobacco from Egypt, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 26, 2014 10:55
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[Israel, Palestine] West Bank cigarette prices expected to increase

Cigarette prices in the West Bank are expected to rise slightly after Israel brought up prices by 0.28 shekels per pack, a Palestinian Finance Ministry official said. Bandi Dahdah, who is in charge of custom tax department, told Ma'an Saturday that Pales
Ma'an News Agency (ps)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:24
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[Israel, Palestine] Palestinian tobacco business faces threat

PA begins clamping down on farmers who package and sell hand-rolled cigarettes around the villages, accusing them of smuggling; some workers arrested
Ynetnews (il)
added Jul 20, 2013 14:05
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[Palestine] Palestinian tobacco faces threat from crackdown on black economy

Tobacco production and other parts of the rural economy, which have long eluded formal government regulation, are coming under the radar of the Palestinian Authority (PA) as it seeks to bolster its revenues and alleviate a massive debt burden. In recent
Reuters
added Jun 20, 2013 20:07
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[Palestine, Maryland, New York] Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say

The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area -- three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and developm
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 17, 2013 23:44
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