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[Ireland, UK] IRA SET TO MAKE £22 MILLION A YEAR THANKS TO PLAIN PACKAGING LAWS

The IRA are set to make a staggering £22 million a year more in counterfeit cigarettes when plain packaging legislation goes through because the packs are so much easier to fake. Police in Ireland have said that pain packaging is “not the solution”, and
breitbart.com
added Mar 9, 2015 11:34
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[Kuwait] Ejected smoker grounds plane with hoax call

made by a Kuwaiti in his twenties who had been forced out of the plane for smoking onboard. Security sources said that after refusing to refrain from smoking, the pilot insisted on removing the passenger, and he made the call in retaliation. The man was
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:25
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ISIS burns pile of ‘haram’ cigarettes in Iraq

A picture posted to Twitter last week shows a pile of cigarette packs and boxes going up in flames. Near the pile stands a jihadist, with his weapon raised in apparent celebration.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:35
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[New York] NY AG, NYC PD Take Down Unstamped Cigarette Trafficking Enterprise

CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added May 23, 2013 22:06
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[New York] Cigarette-smuggling Palestinian linked to Ari Halberstam's Brooklyn Bridge murder

One of 16 Palestinians arrested in a cigarette-smuggling ring was linked to the 1994 murder of yeshiva student Ari Halberstam in a terror attack on the Brooklyn Bridge. Muaffaq Askar, who was arrested late last week in New York in a plot that is believed
JTA - Global Jewish News
added May 20, 2013 09:53
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[Virginia] Va. Lawmakers Take Aim at Cigarette Trafficking

Lawmakers are aiming to impose harsher penalties on cigarette traffickers in Virginia, where officials say low excise taxes have made it an attractive base for smugglers who can sell smokes on the black market in nearby states and funnel the profits to o
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 06:43
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[Philippines, USA] Illicit cigarettes make terrorists

Criminals and terrorists may be drawn to the illicit tobacco trade to take advantage of price differentials across jurisdictions, bootlegging and small consignments from a low-tax or duty-free outlet and re-selling the products elsewhere at a higher price
Malaya (ph)
added Nov 6, 2012 16:12
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[Turkmenistan] IBRAHIM: Will Iran's Rouhani get another shot at power?

that ban on tobacco had earned Berdimuhamedov his best international press and helped to paper over Turkmenistan's ongoing rifts with most of its neighbours...[FCTC] has close links with the government and held meetings in the capital Ashgabat just last y
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:51
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[Michigan, New York, Virginia] State, federal agents and cigarette smugglers set up fake storefronts in King George County

The notion that King George is “fast becoming the cigarette smuggling capital of the East Coast” does not sit well with King George Supervisor Ruby Brabo, whose district includes the cigarette outlets. “It certainly is not how I wish to see our county br
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Apr 13, 2015 11:38
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[Africa] Terror’s Front: Local Groups, Eyes on West

Others operate as criminal gangs, like Mokhtar Bel Mokhtar, the renegade North African Islamist known for his lucrative tobacco smuggling and kidnappings.
New York Times
added May 28, 2014 22:52
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