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[Europe, UK] No smoke without ire: the e-cigarette revolution

Does that make them safe? It certainly makes them safer. Nicotine is the closest we are likely to get to the perfect drug.... But there are some tricky issues to be resolved. The booming e-cigarette market raises questions about etiquette, children, eati
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 9, 2013 18:37
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[Asia] Syrian snipers 'shooting pregnant women to win cigarettes'

Fighters in Syria are shooting pregnant women to kill their unborn babies and are then awarded cigarettes if they 'hit the correct targets', a British surgeon has claimed. Dr David Nott, who has been volunteering in Syria, described the deliberate attemp
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 20, 2013 15:37
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[New York] NYPD, AG bust bootleg cigarette ring

Sixteen reputed members of a massive cigarette smuggling operation that stretched from the Capital Region to Virginia were charged Thursday in a sweeping takedown in which authorities cited possible ties to terrorist figures.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 17, 2013 10:09
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[UK] In Scare Over Cigarette, Signs of a Britain on Edge

And all because a man traveling on a bus to London tried to light up an electronic cigarette that smokers use as an aid in quitting, causing another passenger who spied vapor spiraling from the device to alert the police by cellphone.
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2012 09:06
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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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[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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[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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[Australia] 'Let's roll': Sri Lankan who 'threatened to blow up Malaysia Airlines plane' posted a video of him smoking CIGARS as he drove to the airport listening to gangster rap

just hours before Marks allegedly said he'd 'blow up this f***ing plane', he posted video to his Instagram account of him smoking and listening to loud music en route to Tullamarine Airport, in Melbourne.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:49
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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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[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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