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[Mid-east, Syria] ISIS arrest 50 people for SMOKING and will flog them in public for the 'crime'

Islamic State militants have arrested more than 50 men in Syria for the 'crime' of smoking, which is banned under the strict Sharia law the terror group has imposed....are expected to be publicly flogged in the district of Yarmouk, south of the Syrian cap
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:25
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[Europe, Pennsylvania] BAKKER: TERROR FINANCING AND THE BLACK MARKET CIGARETTE TRADE

Regressive tax rises on cigarettes bring in relatively little money, have a minimal impact on overall smoking levels, and effectively help fund the greatest threat Western liberal democracies has faced in living memory – Islamist terrorism.
Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added Aug 3, 2016 17:44
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] The radical post-modernism of Islamic State

In IS-controlled cities in Iraq, from which some managed to escape, women were confined to their homes and to top-to-toe covering; among other disciplinary practices, men caught smoking have a bar of red-hot metal pushed into their mouths.
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2016 14:33
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[Pennsylvania] The curious connection between illicit cigarette sales and ISIS

Later, in an interview with PolitiFact PA, Saccone pointed to a noteworthy 2015 State Department report, "The Global Illicit Trade in Tobacco: A Threat to National Security."... We rate this claim Mostly True.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Jul 18, 2016 17:50
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[Australia, USA] VIDEO: US airmen, Border Force members allegedly join crime gangs involved in smuggling

Sydney-based US Air Force personnel, Australian Border Force officials and Commonwealth-licensed customs brokers are suspected to have joined international crime syndicates...the US airmen were paid to help smuggle tobacco into Australia, depriving the Co
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:04
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Korea - South] 'N. Korea selling counterfeit money to terrorists'

They also said the cash-strapped regime may try to expand trafficking networks in drugs, weapons, cigarettes, and counterfeit luxury goods... "I brought Marlboro cigarettes with me when I defected to Seoul and they were made in North Korea."
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:07
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Amid war, UN warns Syrians smoking is a grave health risk

In a statement last week, the U.N. health agency warned that "notwithstanding the current crisis in the country," Syrian officials should collaborate with the U.N. health agency to control the use of tobacco and water pipes among its people, especially y
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 9, 2016 14:30
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9/11 Responders Still Suffer With Poor Lung Function

Thirteen years after 9/11, lung function declines related to toxic dust exposure persisted among World Trade Center first responders, with smokers and those with the greatest exposures having the largest pulmonary declines, researchers reported.
MedPage Today
added Jun 9, 2016 13:59
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[Iraq, Mid-east] A thief is maimed for life by ISIS thugs who chop off his hand with cleaver... while six men are executed for selling cigarettes

'The ISIS-led Islamic Police of Hisba arrested six men in Mosul on charges of selling cigarettes... 'They were then referred to the Sharia Court which ordered their immediate execution on Wednesday on charges of violating the rules imposed by their allege
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 15:36
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[Asia, Mid-east] ISIS executes cigarette sellers in Iraq's Mosul

Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) on Wednesday executed six men in the city of Mosul in Iraq’s northwestern Nineveh province for selling cigarettes, activists and eyewitnesses reported.
ARA News
added Jun 2, 2016 03:04
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