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[UK] RUSSELL: Nearly half of teenage smokers have bought illegal tobacco, so what are the dangers?

An EU products directive, which came into force in 2016, includes a “tracking and tracing” system that will make it much easier to identify supply chains and the legal status of tobacco on sale in the UK. But of course, that won’t immediately help the te
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 20, 2017 16:50
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[Mid-east] Syria declares victory over Islamic State

Captured women were sold as brides at slave auctions. But as Islamic State was pushed from territory in recent months, there were pictures of women pulling off face veils and smoking previously banned cigarettes.
Reuters
added Nov 10, 2017 21:27
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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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[India, Pakistan] Why does ISI want Dawood Ibrahim to sell cigarettes

An Intelligence Bureau report states that Pakistan has instructed Dawood Ibrahim to step up sale of illicit cigarettes to fund operations in Kashmir....Pakistan wants the D-Gang to boost this trade in a bid to finance terror operations in Kashmir. The pro
OneIndia.com (in)
added Oct 20, 2017 18:27
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Malaysia] LUNA: How black market tobacco fuels terrorism / Illicit cigarettes are now second only to the heroin trade in helping fund some of the Taliban militias.

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror... During my tenure at the US State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released a
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:31
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[UK] 'For better life you need to have weed, vodka and drugs': Syrian 'bucket bomb' suspect posted about 'smoking weed every day' and shared pictures of his 'westernised' lifestyle on social media

'For better life you need to have weed, vodka and drugs.' Other pictures show him dining with friends with cigarettes on the table and smoking shisha in a bar.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:35
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[Korea - North] LUNA: How Black-Market Tobacco Funds the World’s Bad Actors

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror.... During my tenure at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released
Defense One
added Sep 19, 2017 20:12
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[Australia] Dodgy tobacco and shifty shisha dealers funnelling money to crime

SHISHA stores and tobacconists are selling illegal tobacco in paper bags to punters, with the cash helping fund terrorism and organised crime, authorities warn. This week, an Australian Border Force officer was one of eight arrested as part of an interna
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[Australia] Tobacco tax fueling black market crime

The illicit tobacco trade has received far less attention from police and security agencies when compared to terrorism, drug and weapons trafficking and people smuggling…Attracted by the huge revenue streams and lesser penalties applied to those caught t
MacroBusiness (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:36
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[Latin America] Brazilian drug gang PCC is strengthening its links with Hezbollah / The alliance is feeding power and profits of both groups

The PCC reportedly smuggles drugs and arms to the Lebanese paramilitary group, plus electronic products, cigarettes, clothing and fuel...smuggled goods such as cigarettes are also denting Brazil’s economy. The National Forum Against Piracy and Illegality
plus55 (br)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:52
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