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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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[Mid-east, USA, New York] Cigarette Smuggling Funding Terrorism

He said investigators have two choices: preserving a source of leads in cigarette smuggling, which might lead to the detection or dismantling of terrorist cells, or immediate intervention, a "quick blow," which usually involves the seizure of a single sh
Baltimore (MD) Jewish Times
added Jun 7, 2013 10:10
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[Michigan, New York] Detroit-area man guilty in cigarette scheme

AP - Associated Press
added Jan 12, 2009 00:00
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[Belgium, Europe] EU Health Chief Blows Everyone Away by Comparing Smoking to Terrorism

"Two terrorist attacks in Brussels are very dangerous, but of course 700,000 premature deaths are also...His comments however, may appear to have been said in distaste by those in Belgium still recovering from the recent terror attacks which claimed the
Sputnik (ru)
added May 22, 2016 19:46
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[Iraq, Syria] ISIS cracks down on cigarettes and alcohol: Extraordinary pictures emerge of hardline jihadists piling whisky, beer and tobacco onto bonfire

Hardline jihadists have banned drinking and smoking because it is against the harsh form of Sharia law they impose / Last month a French jihadist was jailed in Paris after returning home because he could not face giving up smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:39
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[Iraq, UK] War on cigarettes Isis style: smokers face losing their fingers ($$)

Jubilant Isis militants destroyed thousands of packets of cigarettes yesterday as the group began enforcing its strict interpretation of Islamic law in areas of Iraq captured in the past week.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:33
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[Egypt, Ireland] Al Qaeda rocket blows lid on IRA cigarette cargo

A ROCKET fired by al Qaeda at a massive container ship blew the lid off a multi-million euro illegal cigarette operation run by a millionaire businessman with links to Provo chief Thomas 'Slab' Murphy, the Sunday Independent has learnt.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 25, 2013 05:14
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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 Brook
New York Times
added Jun 16, 2013 11:47
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