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[Mid-east, Syria] RT ​Smoking guns? UK tobacco giant blames ISIS for cigarette sales slump

Imperial Tobacco has blamed a slump in cigarette sales on regional instability...A senior figure in the IS police force was found decapitated in Syria in February, allegedly with a cigarette left in his mouth. The words “O Sheikh this is munkar” were wr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 6, 2015 14:16
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[Massachusetts] Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber try to show mental illness and dysfunction in his family

prosecutor William Weinreb pointed out that ... Dzhokhar smoked cigarettes and marijuana and drank alcohol despite admonitions from Tamerlan.
AP - Associated Press
added May 5, 2015 20:43
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[Russia] How Isis is recruiting migrant workers in Moscow to join the fighting in Syria

During their last conversation in April, Gulru told her that Isis had given the family $30,000 for their journey to Aleppo...Her husband barely takes any part in military activities. Rather he inspects cars for alcohol and cigarettes, which Isis has banne
The Guardian (uk)
added May 5, 2015 09:57
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Bulgarian anti-terrorism officer involved in cigarettes smuggling

An officer with the police squad for fight against terrorism became the sixteenth defendant in the trial over a cigarettes smuggling channel busted at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint last month, the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) reported.
Focus English News (bg)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[Mid-east] “Fighting a Hurricane”: Tobacco Industry Efforts to Counter the Perceived Threat of Islam

the industry framed antismoking views in Islamic countries as fundamentalist and fanatical and attempted to recruit Islamic consultants to portray smoking as acceptable. Tobacco industry lawyers also helped develop theological arguments in favor of smokin
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:12
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[UK] Gary McDaid: Derry bomb accused eventually convicted for cigarette smuggling

He had been on a motorbike travelling behind a van, that was discovered to contain four mortar bombs. However, he later admitted a charge of helping to smuggle cigarettes. He has been ordered to pay £300.
BBC Online
added Apr 14, 2015 12:46
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[Michigan, New York, Virginia] State, federal agents and cigarette smugglers set up fake storefronts in King George County

The notion that King George is “fast becoming the cigarette smuggling capital of the East Coast” does not sit well with King George Supervisor Ruby Brabo, whose district includes the cigarette outlets. “It certainly is not how I wish to see our county br
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Apr 13, 2015 11:38
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[Mid-east, Syria] Jail the hipsters: ISIS threatens to imprison men caught wearing SKINNY JEANS, having music on their mobile phones or smoking

Shocking: The cigarette burning images emerged as it was revealed ISIS has erected shocking anti-smoking posters throughout its self-declared caliphate featuring images of burning human lungs
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 3, 2015 22:36
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Syria launches cigar business as war rolls on

In Syria's northwestern province of Latakia, workers roll the country's first locally made cigars, a new product being launched despite the devastating civil conflict now in its fifth year. The workers are employed by the state-run General Tobacco Compa
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:47
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ISIS' feared religious police force carry out another mass cigarette burning in Syria - as they unveil shocking new anti-smoking posters showing lungs being set on fire

show members of ISIS' feared religious police force setting light to vast piles of cigarettes in a field. The images emerged as it was revealed ISIS has erected shocking anti-smoking posters throughout its self-declared caliphate featuring images of burni
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:41
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