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[New York] NEW COURT DECISION ON ILLEGAL CIGARETTES SHOWS NEED FOR STRONGER FEDERAL LAWS

BLACK-MARKET SALES OF CIGARETTES ARE FUNDING TERRORIST GROUPS, CHEATING NEW YORK CITY OUT OF MILLIONS IN TAX RECEIPTS / WEINER BILL WOULD CRACK DOWN ON SALE OF ILLEGAL TOBACCO
US House of Representatives
added Dec 8, 2007 00:00
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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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[Europe, Finland, France, USA] Black Market Cigarettes a 'Significant Threat' Funding Terrorism and Other Criminal Enterprises

Louise Shelley, a transnational crime scholar at George Mason University, told the Helsinki Commission on Wednesday that one of the Kouachi brothers, who carried out the 2015 Charlie Hebdo mass shooting in Paris, was collecting income from illicit tobacc
PJ Media
added Jul 24, 2017 18:51
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[Russia, Ukraine] Ukrainian Antimonopoly Committee office raided by PGO

a tax evasion scheme and steps to take a large amount of money out of Ukraine through the Megapolis Ukraine LLC..., the owners of Megapolis Ukraine (currently TEDIS Ukraine) tobacco products distribution monopoly have in fact included Russian citizen Kes
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Apr 1, 2017 12:04
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[Maryland] GOLDMAN: I Wrote to Carlos the Jackal, and an Israeli’s Assassination Case Was Revived

I sent a copy to a man who might have known something about the murder: Ilich Ramírez Sánchez...Carlos the Jackal....Last month, the F.B.I. revealed that it had reopened its investigation into the killing of Colonel Alon. Why? An F.B.I. agent based in Pa
New York Times
added Jan 9, 2017 01:17
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[Mid-east, Syria] ISIS arrest 50 people for SMOKING and will flog them in public for the 'crime'

Islamic State militants have arrested more than 50 men in Syria for the 'crime' of smoking, which is banned under the strict Sharia law the terror group has imposed....are expected to be publicly flogged in the district of Yarmouk, south of the Syrian cap
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:25
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[Asia, Mid-east, Syria] 'I wanted a smoke' Moaning ISIS defector quits terror group over strict smoking ban

AN ISIS defector who travelled through London to Syria has moaned about the struggles he faced with the terror group’s smoking ban....“There’s no smoking. I found it hard for everyone there.”
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2016 18:42
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[California] GOLDBERG: Smoking guns, and tobacco

The real reason the war on guns has been such an abysmal failure is that they aren't alike after all. You can't hunt or, more importantly, defend yourself or your family with a cigarette. That's why, in the wake of San Bernardino, millions of Americans di
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 15, 2015 17:54
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Philippines] Home-grown militants link to cigarette smuggling uncovered

a recent intelligence report commissioned by industry players concluded that home-grown militants have also resorted to such smuggling activities to fund their terror activities in the region. Organised crime syndicates are involved in illicit cigarette s
Rakyat Post (my)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:51
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[Iraq, Syria] In Daesh land, girl is sold for 'as little as a cigarette pack'

Teenage girls abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes,” the UN envoy on sexual violence has said. Zainab Bangura visited Iraq and Syria in April, and has since been working on a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:42
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