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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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[Syria, USA] AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Republican debate

"Why should we be letting people smoke their cigars in their comfortable chairs in Raqqa?" THE FACTS: Carson is not likely to find IS fighters lounging with cigars in Raqqa, their de facto capital in Syria. The group has imposed a strict smoking ban throu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2016 22:55
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PHOTOS: ISIS Mass Burns Cigarettes in Mahlbah, Iraq

In a new photo series purportedly released by the Islamic State, piles of cigarettes are lit on fire in a continuation of the implementation of sharia law. The photos were shared by international terrorism watchdog group Terror Monitor.
Heavy
added Jan 7, 2016 05:28
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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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[Asia, Mid-east, Syria] In ISIS Strategy, U.S. Weighs Risk to Civilians

despite the American air campaign against the Islamic State, the white, three-story building remains standing because it also houses a jail. Its inmates are mainly victims of the extremist group — men caught sneaking a cigarette,
New York Times
added Dec 20, 2015 17:26
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[UK] Fake tobacco sold on Merseyside could contain rat poison - and fund organised crime

Counterfeit tobacco sold on the streets of Merseyside could contain rat poison, dead flies and asbestos according to tests carried out on dodgy black market cigarettes. The disgusting substances are among those often mixed with unregulated toxins in the
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 20:20
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[Asia, Palestine] Jerusalem Attacks Subside, but Not Palestinian Ire, as Israel Clamps Down

Even a cigarette is now a problem, said traders in the alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City, who were fined by newly zealous inspectors enforcing a ban on indoor smoking....he secretly puffed on a cigarette inside a sweet shop. “It’s just to screw with us,”
New York Times
added Dec 16, 2015 22:35
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[California] GOLDBERG: Smoking guns, and tobacco

The real reason the war on guns has been such an abysmal failure is that they aren't alike after all. You can't hunt or, more importantly, defend yourself or your family with a cigarette. That's why, in the wake of San Bernardino, millions of Americans di
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 15, 2015 17:54
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[UK] E-cigarette smoker who sparked bomb alert on bus claims he was mistaken for terrorist because of dark skin

Chris Barron is half-Mexican, and he thinks fellow passengers called police fearing he was a terrorist because he has a beard and slightly dark skin. Despite the fact he never even puffed the device, fellow passengers on the x77 bus from Glasgow to Ayr
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:36
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[Europe, France] How Cigarette Smuggling Funds al-Qaeda in Africa

While European officials claim cigarette smuggling is dropping, terrorists with backgrounds in the illegal tobacco trade have now been implicated in attacks on Europeans in Africa (by Belmokhtar) as well as in the heart of Paris. While the African countri
Africa Times
added Dec 5, 2015 16:17
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