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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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MARCUS: How The FDA Plan To Take Nicotine Out Of Cigarettes Will Fuel Terrorism

It is a terrible idea for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is that it deprives adults of the choice to use tobacco as they see fit. But there are other unintended consequences to this policy that must be seriously considered, perhaps most imp
The Federalist
added Mar 19, 2018 18:01
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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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Hezbollah donor to be resentenced

UPI
added Jan 26, 2011 00:00
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[Australia, China, Korea - North] Illegal tobacco helps fund North Korea’s nuclear regime

THE illegal tobacco trade is helping to prop up Kim Jong-un’s nuclear program as well as the world’s biggest terror groups, according to a US security chief. David Luna says...Counterfeit goods are legal in the Hermit Kingdom, and have been since the form
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Nov 1, 2017 10:27
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[Iraq, Mid-east] Imperial Tobacco sales growth disrupted by rise of Isis

The rise of Islamic extremism in the Middle East has disrupted sales growth at Imperial Tobacco, which has blamed the “turbulent situation” for falling cigarette and tobacco sales in Iraq, one of its key growth markets. “In several Middle Eastern markets
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:05
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Up in smoke: ISIS in Iraq burn cigarettes, shisha tobacco

Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have burnt huge amounts of cigarettes and mu'assel (shisha tobacco mix) in Mosul saying the items are religiously prohibited, photos published on an ISIS Twitter account showed.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jul 16, 2014 19:07
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[Russia] How Isis is recruiting migrant workers in Moscow to join the fighting in Syria

During their last conversation in April, Gulru told her that Isis had given the family $30,000 for their journey to Aleppo...Her husband barely takes any part in military activities. Rather he inspects cars for alcohol and cigarettes, which Isis has banne
The Guardian (uk)
added May 5, 2015 09:57
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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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[Canada, USA] Tory MP tells committee that illegal tobacco sales financed 1993 World Trade Center attack

Finley told a parliamentary committee this week she believes contraband tobacco sales financed “the blowing up of the Twin Towers,” as she argued against a government bill that would implement plain packaging for cigarettes. Though Finley clarified to th
National Post (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:27
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