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[Asia, Mid-east] Iraqi villagers celebrate freedom from Islamic State, but still haunted by terror

"If you are caught smoking you get whipped with a water hose 50 times in public," said Othman Mahmoud, as his friend handed around a pack of cigarettes with a smile.
Reuters
added Oct 27, 2016 19:08
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SMOKING GUN: STRATEGIC CONTAINMENT OF CONTRABAND TOBACCO AND CIGARETTE TRAFFICKING IN CANADA (PDF)

Contraband tobacco is lucrative, it is produced and trafficked systematically alongside other illicit goods, and Canadian crime syndicates are heavily invested in its proceeds. Globally, money from contraband tobacco and cigarettes is a major source of
Macdonald-Laurier Institute (ca)
added Oct 25, 2016 00:23
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PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IGNORE ILLICIT TOBACCO THREAT

While both Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton have promised to protect the country from terrorism, they have yet to speak out against terrorists using the sale of contraband cigarettes and other tobacco products to fund
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:32
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[UK] French mayors ban hookah pipes as racial tensions rise ($$)

At least four mayors in southeast France and one in the Paris region have made it illegal to smoke them in public after complaints from locals. Critics say that the ban illustrates how France is turning against immigrant communities from Muslim countrie
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:50
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[France] Alors que les différentes frappes militaires ont permis de diminuer les revenus liés au pétrole pour l'Etat islamique...[ Drugs, cigarettes and other goods ... Such trafficking to Europe on which the Islamic state rests to continue the war

Atlantico (fr)
added Oct 3, 2016 05:00
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[Europe, France] SHELLEY: How to beat Islamic State? Crack down on cigarette smuggling

France, according to recent KPMG research, is No 1 in Europe in the illicit cigarette trade... One needs only to walk, as I did just prior to the Charlie Hebdo attacks, in the northern open air markets of Paris to see the massive trade in smuggled cigaret
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 04:50
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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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