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Terrorism and Tobacco--How Cigarette Smuggling Finances Jihad and Insurgency Worldwide

The Cutting Edge
added Jun 29, 2009 00:00
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[Afghanistan] Kabul police raid shisha cafes in "debauchery" crackdown

confiscating shisha water pipes and paraphernalia in a campaign to halt "debauchery and vulgarity". Critics say the campaign will only distract police from the Afghan capital's deteriorating security situation, while doing little to change the pervasive s
Reuters
added Nov 28, 2016 01:14
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[Iraq, Mid-east] Isis Suffers its First Defeat as Cigarette Smokers of Kirkuk Defy Islamic State Ban

The Islamic State (also known as Isis) has made a spectacular U-turn on its Sharia laws in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, stubbing out its draconian cigarette ban in an attempt to boost popularity among the local population of hardcore smokers. A resident of
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:21
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[Palestine, Maryland, New York] Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say

The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area -- three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and developm
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 17, 2013 23:44
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[Somalia] Al-Shabaab Bans cigarettes and tobacco consumption

Mareeg.com (uk)
added May 9, 2011 00:00
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PHOTOS: ISIS Mass Burns Cigarettes in Mahlbah, Iraq

In a new photo series purportedly released by the Islamic State, piles of cigarettes are lit on fire in a continuation of the implementation of sharia law. The photos were shared by international terrorism watchdog group Terror Monitor.
Heavy
added Jan 7, 2016 05:28
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[Europe] EU sanctions target Syrian central bank, tobacco

The General Organization of Tobacco no longer has access to any assets in the EU either. The government-owned agency generates funds for the regime through the licensing and taxing of foreign tobacco brands
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added May 15, 2012 09:50
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[New York] Officials: Cigarette-smuggling ring in East Coast may have terror link

A cigarette smuggling scheme that cost New York state millions of dollars in sales tax revenue may have raised funds for militant groups, authorities said. Sixteen Palestinian men, some with ties to convicted terrorists, were indicted Thursday in the all
CNN
added May 17, 2013 23:47
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[UK] VAPESTICK Takes on the Task of E-Cigarette Education

The UK's most widely accessible electronic cigarette brand calls for important lessons to be learned from the false alarm that turned into a disruptive emergency services operation
PR Newswire
added Jul 20, 2012 18:53
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[Iraq] The ISIS war on cigarettes

Those caught selling cigarettes in Mosul, an ISIS-controlled city in northern Iraq, are subject to 80 lashes, more than two weeks behind bars and the equivalent of a $580 fine. Anyone caught trying to import cigarettes faces 80 lashes, four months in ja
New York Post
added Nov 11, 2014 10:47
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