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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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[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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[Mid-east, Syria] 'Their generation will conquer Rome, Baghdad and Jerusalem': Chilling jihadi video shows how 'Cubs of the Caliphate' - children as young as FIVE - are brainwashed into fighting for ISIS

Another very young child is shown smoking, to highlight the decadent Western way of life
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:43
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[Asia, Turkey] On Istiklal, Istanbul’s Champs-Élysées, Symbols of a City’s Malaise

Nowadays, with so many Syrian refugees in the city, and Arab tourists seeming to outnumber Europeans, Arabic signs have gone up at cafes and shops off Istiklal, and narghile cafes — where patrons smoke flavored tobacco out of water pipes — have prolifera
New York Times
added Sep 21, 2016 01:24
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[France] Letting pupils smoke in school could save lives, heads claim

Head teachers in France want pupils to be allowed to smoke on sixth form college grounds to stop them gathering on pavements outside where they are at risk from terrorist attack. In practice, about half of all lycées, or sixth form colleges, have let pu
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:03
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[Indonesia] ATHERTON: As Australia Shows, Plain Packaging For Cigarettes Does Not Work

Simon Chapman. Head of Public Health at New South Wales University, he is the person who has been behind smoking and tobacco restrictions in Australasia and Asia. Not known for his charm, he is viewed to be a socialist, if not a Marxist
breitbart.com
added Sep 11, 2016 14:09
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[Asia, Thailand] Contraband cigarettes seized from southern bombers

Security authorities have seized nearly 9,000 packets of smuggled cigarettes worth about 3.34 million baht in Pattani province from members of an insurgent group believed behind multiple bombings in the far South.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:53
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Australia’s Cigarette Wars Turn Violent

Under the FCTC’s guidelines, the Australian customs and border officials at the heart of the fight against illegal tobacco might well be barred from attending the body’s next summit on tobacco taxes and regulations, due to take place in New Delhi this co
International Policy Digest (IPD)
added Aug 29, 2016 14:12
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[Germany] Counterfeit Goods Funding Terrorism ($$)

German authorities are clamping down on counterfeit goods, and running public information campaigns to inform consumers... “There will be particular emphasis on the connection between the purchase of illegal cigarettes, the financing of terrorism and the
Handelsblatt Interaktiv (de)
added Aug 25, 2016 05:43
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