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[Eastern Europe, UK-Northern Ireland, UK-Scotland] Criminal gangs link to one in ten cigarettes

tobacco smuggling in Scotland has risen by a third in the past two years and is being used to fund paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland and Eastern European criminal gangs, according to a new report.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 10, 2014 11:09
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[USA] Stress of 9/11 attacks caused a MILLION former smokers to take up the habit again in the U.S.

* Study found number of smokers increased by 2.3% after terrorist attack * Experts believe that stress of event caused many to turn to cigarettes * Stress was found to especially high in communities with a high concentration of military workers and wel
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:33
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[New York] 16 Accused of Smuggling Cigarettes Worth Millions

One of the men had once lived in the same Brooklyn building as the personal secretary of a senior Hamas member, the authorities said. Another was something of a father figure to the terrorist who fatally shot at a van full of yeshiva students on the Broo
New York Times
added May 19, 2013 07:52
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[India] Do you buy illegal cigarettes? You might be helping fund a terrorist organisation

A recent study by a reputed research organisation Euromonitor claims that India is sixth largest illicit cigarettes market in the world and about 16% of products of tobacco industry is illegitimate. These cigarettes evade the payment of excise, VAT, cus
india.com (in)
added Dec 28, 2012 04:17
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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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[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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[Iraq, Mid-east] 'Crucified' for smuggling cigarettes: Two men are publicly punished by ISIS fanatics for trying to bring tobacco into Mosul

Two men have been publicly crucified by ISIS for attempting to bring tobacco into Mosul. Footage shows the two men being punished in front of crowds after being charged with smuggling. They were reprimanded under the terror group's law, which states c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:29
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[Mid-east] Profits Funding Terror: New Reports Examine Financial Tentacles of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard

The report released on Tuesday in London says the IRGC funds its activities by smuggling items ranging from oil and gas to cigarettes and narcotics, with imports and exports moving through the docks worth some $12 billion a year.
CNSNews
added Mar 15, 2017 00:19
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France’s state of emergency takes many unexpected forms – pupils are now allowed to smoke in school

But one of France’s lesser-known special safety precautions against terror attacks is that high-school children, aged around 15 and up, are now allowed to smoke in their own school playgrounds. For decades, the huge crowds of Paris high-schoolers puffin
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 17:08
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[France] French Students Are Being Encouraged to Smoke in School to Help Stop Terrorism

And even though it's technically illegal for them to do so, other students will wait until they are inside the school grounds to light up. "We've been able to smoke inside for a few weeks now," explains Anne, 18, who is in her final year of high school
Vice.com
added Feb 18, 2016 23:09
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