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[France] Terror or tobacco? French school smoking lights up debate

Depagne, a pneumologist, told AFP she was "stupefied" that teens at her son's school were being allowed to smoke... The move outraged anti-tobacco activists such as the group Non-Smokers' Rights (DNF) which argues it is a massive step backwards a decade
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:10
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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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[Belgium, France] Murderers on the dance floor: Terror brothers filmed in Brussels nightclub months before Paris attacks... even though they were already becoming radicalised

Footage has emerged showing the Abdeslam brothers drinking, smoking and flirting with girls in a nightclub - just months before they played a part in the deadly Paris terror attacks.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2016 17:22
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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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