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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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A systematic review on tobacco use among civilian populations affected by armed conflict

a study outcome of tobacco use and a population of conflict-affected civilian populations such as internally displaced persons, refugees, residents...Some evidence indicates links between conflict and tobacco use but substantially more research is require
Tobacco Control
added Mar 14, 2015 12:11
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[Ireland, UK] IRA SET TO MAKE £22 MILLION A YEAR THANKS TO PLAIN PACKAGING LAWS

The IRA are set to make a staggering £22 million a year more in counterfeit cigarettes when plain packaging legislation goes through because the packs are so much easier to fake. Police in Ireland have said that pain packaging is “not the solution”, and
breitbart.com
added Mar 9, 2015 11:34
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] CLARK: Plain packaging: "The politicians have created a nightmare scenario"

the Sun has a major story about the policy potentially driving illicit trade in Northern Ireland... IRA kingpins stand to make millions from new plain tobacco packaging laws after building a secret network of illegal cigarette factories.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:06
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[Mid-east] EDITORIAL: Who is more respectable among the lawyers here?

Yet somehow there is little disparagement of lawyers who defend corporations responsible for causing major harm....finance terrorism in the Middle East and evading U.S. sanctions against Iran. The banks — Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, S
Manchester (CT) Journal-Inquirer
added Mar 6, 2015 17:17
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[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] How ISIS is funded by black-market oil trading, illegal drugs and internet cafes

TEN WAYS THE ISLAMIC STATE IS MAKING MONEY ... 9. Growing and selling drugs and black market cigarettes and alcohol
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:04
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[Ireland, UK, UK-Northern Ireland] The smoking gun: how cigarettes became the IRA’s new weapon ($$)

Police raid a shop in the Midlands, seizing thousands of illegal cigarettes. Smuggling operations like this are linked to republican paramilitaries, who threaten a new wave of terror
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 16, 2015 13:48
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[UK-Scotland] Aberdeen black market cigarettes “fuel terrorism and organised crime”

Smokers who buy black market cigarettes are helping fund terrorism and organised crime, according to a former Scotland Yard detective. New research found that nearly a third (30.4%) of all cigarettes consumed in Aberdeen were either contraband, counterf
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 18:06
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[Iraq, Syria] Life under Isis in Raqqa: The city where smoking a cigarette could see you publicly flogged, imprisoned and even decapitated

A leading figure with Isis’s police force was recently found in Deir-al-Zor beheaded and with a cigarette in his mouth, with the sentence “O Sheikh this is munkar (hateful and evil thing)” written on his body. Abu Mohammed Hussam, one of the founders o
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:53
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