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[Brazil, Colombia, India, Latin America, Paraguay, South America/Caribbean, Syria] BATE: Corruption and weakened national security: the roles of medicines, tobacco in exacerbating both

The result is a weakening of law and order and the strengthening of organized crime and terror financing. As the largest donor to WHO, the U.S. should demand that it makes sure all experts are at the table regardless of whether they work in the tobacco in
The Hill
added Nov 2, 2016 21:10
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iraqi in wheelchair makes risky escape from Islamic State

"I am smoking for the first time in so long," said one of the men smiling, recalling how cigarettes were banned under jihadist rule. A violation meant 50 public whippings.
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2016 20:48
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iraqi villagers celebrate freedom from Islamic State, but still haunted by terror

"If you are caught smoking you get whipped with a water hose 50 times in public," said Othman Mahmoud, as his friend handed around a pack of cigarettes with a smile.
Reuters
added Oct 27, 2016 19:08
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PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IGNORE ILLICIT TOBACCO THREAT

While both Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton have promised to protect the country from terrorism, they have yet to speak out against terrorists using the sale of contraband cigarettes and other tobacco products to fund
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:32
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[UK] French mayors ban hookah pipes as racial tensions rise ($$)

At least four mayors in southeast France and one in the Paris region have made it illegal to smoke them in public after complaints from locals. Critics say that the ban illustrates how France is turning against immigrant communities from Muslim countrie
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:50
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[Israel, Maryland] CASEY: Smoking with the Jackal

He offered me and my colleague Pierre the best Cuban cigars and offered the French cops cheap Dominican cigars. So we talked and smoked for more than five hours. The good news is that we hit it off and he cooperated.
International Association for Counterterrorism & Security Professionals (IACSP)
added Jan 9, 2017 01:14
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smuggled smokes: The real cost of contraband cigarettes

WECHAT may be a popular app used for chatting, but some of its users have found a more creative use for it: to peddle contraband cigarettes. In May this year, four Chinese nationals were jailed for peddling contraband cigarettes on WeChat. The peddlers
The Middle Ground (sg)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:55
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[France] Alors que les différentes frappes militaires ont permis de diminuer les revenus liés au pétrole pour l'Etat islamique...[ Drugs, cigarettes and other goods ... Such trafficking to Europe on which the Islamic state rests to continue the war

Atlantico (fr)
added Oct 3, 2016 05:00
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[Ireland] Husband and wife ex-IRA team are key players in €250m illegal cigarettes scam

As part of an investigation into this illegal activity, officers have been monitoring the activities of a veteran crime kingpin in Dublin's north inner city...his operations are nothing on the scale of an Irish husband and wife team who were arrested in
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 28, 2016 20:56
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[Asia, Mid-east] Jordanian writer gunned down outside courthouse

the man had been motivated by his anger over the cartoon posted to Facebook by writer Nahed Hattar...depicted a bearded man, smoking and in bed with two women, asking God to bring him wine and cashews. All physical depictions of God or the Prophet Muhamma
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 26, 2016 17:43
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