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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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[Belgium, Europe] EU Health Chief Blows Everyone Away by Comparing Smoking to Terrorism

"Two terrorist attacks in Brussels are very dangerous, but of course 700,000 premature deaths are also...His comments however, may appear to have been said in distaste by those in Belgium still recovering from the recent terror attacks which claimed the
Sputnik (ru)
added May 22, 2016 19:46
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[Europe] EU health chief compares tobacco deaths with terrorism

Andriukaitis wondered “Why we don’t see headlines, why we are so blind, so silent” in Europe concerning tobacco...“Two terrorist attacks in Brussels are very dangerous, but of course 700,000 premature deaths are also very dangerous,” he said referring to
EurActiv
added May 20, 2016 14:30
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[Africa] Rights group documents IS atrocities in Libyan city of Sirte

Men were flogged for acts such as smoking or listening to music, and fathers were ordered to "marry off their daughters" to the group's fighters as IS spread a wave of terror among the townspeople.
AP - Associated Press
added May 18, 2016 17:01
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[Asia, Pakistan] Up in smoke / Cigarette smuggling causes colossal loss, fuels black economy

The illicit trade in tobacco products inflicted a revenue loss of Rs27.7 billion upon Pakistan last year...Smuggling of cigarettes into Pakistan is a way for the MNCs to enter otherwise closed markets,
The News (pk)
added May 8, 2016 17:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] RAPPA: Going up in smoke: Terrorist financing and contraband cigarettes

A strange bond exists between smokers, contraband operators and terrorists around the world...Its funding ties to illicit cigarettes are also growing stronger. The authorities in this region must make every effort to stymie the links. Relying on border
Straits Times (sg)
added May 3, 2016 15:42
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French court bans smoking area in high school

A French court ruled Thursday that a high school outside Paris must stop allowing pupils to smoke on its premises, banning a security measure adopted by many schools since jihadist attacks on the capital in November. The original move to allow smoking in
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 22, 2016 12:45
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[France] Terror or tobacco? French school smoking lights up debate

An administrative court outside Paris is set to rule by the end of this week in a separate complaint against a school in Courbevoie, a northwestern suburb of the capital. Depagne, a pneumologist, told AFP she was "stupefied" that teens at her son's schoo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 21, 2016 10:20
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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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