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[New York] VIDEO: NYS Exposed: High cigarette taxes fuel the nation's biggest black market

If you buy black market cigarettes in New York State, there's a chance your money goes to some scary places. More than half of the cigarettes sold in New York are black market. News10NBC found the number one reason is the state tax.
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[New York] Storage units that stashed illegal goods generated millions sent overseas

The NYPD and federal agents have long followed the trail from storage units to illegal products put on bodega shelves, everything from untaxed cigarettes to dried plant ...In one cigarette smuggling ring that was storing its cartons in Bronx units, agents
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:06
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Blood Profits: How American Consumers Unwittingly Fund Terrorists

The disturbing truth that Neumann so cogently analyzes is that the earnings from the sales of fake Vuitton handbags, illicit drugs and cigarettes is what keeps the terrorists and criminals afloat.
amazon.com
added Jan 12, 2018 03:59
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THUG DICTATOR DRAGS U.N. DOWN TO NEW LOW / Exclusive: Lt. Col. James Zumwalt decries WHO working with Turkmenistan strongman

Berdymukhamedov had imposed a ban on all smoking in his country. Due to addiction, the ban has come in handy to arrest journalists who have criticized the leadership and were caught with tobacco products.
WorldNetDaily.com
added Dec 13, 2017 13:35
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[Africa, Mid-east] ABUALHASSAN: A tale of two evils: Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

cigarettes and smoking have become linked to the demise of the self-proclaimed caliphate's territorial holdings....raises critical questions for smokers and policymakers across the Arab world. How did cigarettes become the symbol of liberty, and how much
The New Arab (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:11
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[UK] RUSSELL: Nearly half of teenage smokers have bought illegal tobacco, so what are the dangers?

An EU products directive, which came into force in 2016, includes a “tracking and tracing” system that will make it much easier to identify supply chains and the legal status of tobacco on sale in the UK. But of course, that won’t immediately help the te
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 20, 2017 16:50
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[Mid-east] Syria declares victory over Islamic State

Captured women were sold as brides at slave auctions. But as Islamic State was pushed from territory in recent months, there were pictures of women pulling off face veils and smoking previously banned cigarettes.
Reuters
added Nov 10, 2017 21:27
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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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[India, Pakistan] Why does ISI want Dawood Ibrahim to sell cigarettes

An Intelligence Bureau report states that Pakistan has instructed Dawood Ibrahim to step up sale of illicit cigarettes to fund operations in Kashmir....Pakistan wants the D-Gang to boost this trade in a bid to finance terror operations in Kashmir. The pro
OneIndia.com (in)
added Oct 20, 2017 18:27
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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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