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Somalia’s Al-Shabaab Bans Smoking Cigarettes, Chewing Khat

Bloomberg News
added May 9, 2011 00:00
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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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[Australia, Ireland, Malaysia] IRA smugglers behind Aussie cigarette racket

The multi-million euro IRA cigarette smuggling ring busted by Spanish police at New Year had linked up with Malaysian-based racketeers supplying illicit tobacco to the Australian market, the Sunday Independent has learned.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 2, 2015 11:24
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Islamists Scour Iraq for Shisha Smokers, Kalashnikovs at the Ready

“They told the cafe owner that allowing such forms of entertainment was sinful and they didn’t leave until he pledged to ban it,” said Younes, 30, who was too scared of reprisals to give his full name. “We’re hurtling fast toward the unknown.” The group,
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 9, 2014 19:17
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[Africa] Haunting images of tobacco plantation seized from white farmers by 'Mugabe thugs' in Zimbabwe and given to British GP show 'pathetic' crop and eerie, deserted outbuildings

A once thriving tobacco farm where a white Zimbabwean farmer and his wife lived for 35 years before being turfed out by a British doctor lies empty. Six foot tall tobacco plants which were lovingly tended to by 40 staff last year have been replaced by w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:20
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[Europe, Pennsylvania] BAKKER: TERROR FINANCING AND THE BLACK MARKET CIGARETTE TRADE

Regressive tax rises on cigarettes bring in relatively little money, have a minimal impact on overall smoking levels, and effectively help fund the greatest threat Western liberal democracies has faced in living memory – Islamist terrorism.
Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added Aug 3, 2016 17:44
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[France] 'Smoking a bigger danger to French pupils than terrorism'

A French health expert has launched legal proceedings against a school for allowing children to smoke on school grounds, on the premise it is safer than outside the gates because of the terror threat.
The Local France (fr)
added Mar 29, 2016 23:27
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BENTLEY: High Cigarette Taxes And Black Market Tobacco Are Funding Global Terrorism

Fifteen of the world’s leading terrorist organizations regularly turn to black market tobacco for financing. As developed countries embrace a slew of tobacco control measures such as higher taxes, raising the smoking age and plain packaging of cigarette
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Mar 23, 2016 00:21
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[Europe] PARGNEAUX: Tobacco industry lobbying: the scandal of the century

As a member of the European Parliament (MEP), I have witnessed their constant endeavour to undermine our work during the negotiations to adopt the 2014 Tobacco Directive. The lobbying activities of this industry shouldn't be considered as other strategies
EUobserver.com
added Dec 22, 2015 22:37
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