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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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ARCHIVE: European Community v. RJR Nabisco: UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS 2 FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT / (Argued: February 24, 2012 Decided: April 23, 2014 7 8 Corrected: April 29, 2014 Amended: August 20, 2014 ) (PDF)

The Court of Appeals concludes that the RICO claims are within the scope of the statute and that the state law claims are within federal diversity jurisdiction. Accordingly, the judgment of the district court is VACATED, and the case is REMANDED.
SCOTUSBlog
added Feb 17, 2016 23:28
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[Europe] REZNICK: Remain Seated For A High Court Reading Of RICO's Reach [FREE FULL TEXT]

On Oct. 1, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take up the case of European Community v. RJR Nabisco Inc.,[1] and in the process to resolve questions about the extraterritorial reach of the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act that have
Law360
added Feb 17, 2016 22:50
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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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[France] Terror fears could see French schools end smoking ban

Michel Richard, from the SNPDEN school administrators union, thinks that groups of students hanging around out the front of a school would make an easy target for an armed terrorist.
The Local France (fr)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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[France] French schools 'allow smoking on grounds' over terror threat

French schools have begun allowing students to smoke on their grounds to prevent them becoming terror targets on the streets outside, a union says. The union of school administrators first called for the measure days after the Paris attacks in November,
BBC Online
added Feb 3, 2016 01:03
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[France] French high schools allow students to smoke on the premises so extremists can't try and convert them when they go outside for a cigarette

A leading union of school administrators first made the request five days after the November 13 attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead and 350 wounded. Following a refusal by the health ministry, the SNPDEN union last week renewed its call for a loo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 19:01
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