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[Asia, Mid-east] PHOTOS: ISIS Publicly Flogs 3 ‘Cigarette Smugglers’ in Zuba City, Iraq

ISIS militants publicly whips three men charged with smuggling cigarettes, which are considered "haram," or forbidden, by ISIS. The men who caught the alleged smugglers are ISIS religious police, known as "Hisbah." Hisbah is short for “Rijaal al-hisbah”
Heavy
added Mar 27, 2016 21:10
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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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[Asia, Mid-east, Syria] 'I wanted a smoke' Moaning ISIS defector quits terror group over strict smoking ban

AN ISIS defector who travelled through London to Syria has moaned about the struggles he faced with the terror group’s smoking ban....“There’s no smoking. I found it hard for everyone there.”
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2016 18:42
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France’s state of emergency takes many unexpected forms – pupils are now allowed to smoke in school

But one of France’s lesser-known special safety precautions against terror attacks is that high-school children, aged around 15 and up, are now allowed to smoke in their own school playgrounds. For decades, the huge crowds of Paris high-schoolers puffin
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 17:08
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[France] French Students Are Being Encouraged to Smoke in School to Help Stop Terrorism

And even though it's technically illegal for them to do so, other students will wait until they are inside the school grounds to light up. "We've been able to smoke inside for a few weeks now," explains Anne, 18, who is in her final year of high school
Vice.com
added Feb 18, 2016 23:09
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[Afghanistan, Asia] Kunduz Residents Live in Fear of Taliban’s Return

As a sign of their confidence, the Taliban recently issued an edict that they said applied to all of Kunduz Province and was a direct throwback to their harsh rule...They also insisted on an end to the use of tobacco, drugs and alcohol, and a ban on “vulg
New York Times
added Feb 7, 2016 16:09
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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: AK47-wielding 'thugs' move in on Zimbabwean family's farm for 'land grab' British GP... and chuck their belongings into a truck

This is the moment white tobacco farmers were evicted from the Zimbabwe plantation they had called home for 35 years – by AK47-wielding thugs and police acting on behalf of a wealthy British GP who lives 7,500 miles away in Nottingham.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:31
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[France] Terror fears could see French schools end smoking ban

Michel Richard, from the SNPDEN school administrators union, thinks that groups of students hanging around out the front of a school would make an easy target for an armed terrorist.
The Local France (fr)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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[France] French schools 'allow smoking on grounds' over terror threat

French schools have begun allowing students to smoke on their grounds to prevent them becoming terror targets on the streets outside, a union says. The union of school administrators first called for the measure days after the Paris attacks in November,
BBC Online
added Feb 3, 2016 01:03
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[France] French high schools allow students to smoke on the premises so extremists can't try and convert them when they go outside for a cigarette

A leading union of school administrators first made the request five days after the November 13 attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead and 350 wounded. Following a refusal by the health ministry, the SNPDEN union last week renewed its call for a loo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 19:01
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