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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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[Syria] ISIS arrest 50 people for SMOKING and will flog them in public for the 'crime'

Islamic State militants have arrested more than 50 men in Syria for the 'crime' of smoking, which is banned under the strict Sharia law the terror group has imposed. Jihadists ban drinking and smoking in occupied territories in Iraq and Syria under the s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:09
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[Mid-east, Syria] ISIS arrest 50 people for SMOKING and will flog them in public for the 'crime'

Islamic State militants have arrested more than 50 men in Syria for the 'crime' of smoking, which is banned under the strict Sharia law the terror group has imposed....are expected to be publicly flogged in the district of Yarmouk, south of the Syrian cap
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:25
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[Europe, Pennsylvania] BAKKER: TERROR FINANCING AND THE BLACK MARKET CIGARETTE TRADE

Regressive tax rises on cigarettes bring in relatively little money, have a minimal impact on overall smoking levels, and effectively help fund the greatest threat Western liberal democracies has faced in living memory – Islamist terrorism.
Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added Aug 3, 2016 17:44
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] The radical post-modernism of Islamic State

In IS-controlled cities in Iraq, from which some managed to escape, women were confined to their homes and to top-to-toe covering; among other disciplinary practices, men caught smoking have a bar of red-hot metal pushed into their mouths.
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2016 14:33
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[Pennsylvania] The curious connection between illicit cigarette sales and ISIS

Later, in an interview with PolitiFact PA, Saccone pointed to a noteworthy 2015 State Department report, "The Global Illicit Trade in Tobacco: A Threat to National Security."... We rate this claim Mostly True.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Jul 18, 2016 17:50
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Korea - South] 'N. Korea selling counterfeit money to terrorists'

They also said the cash-strapped regime may try to expand trafficking networks in drugs, weapons, cigarettes, and counterfeit luxury goods... "I brought Marlboro cigarettes with me when I defected to Seoul and they were made in North Korea."
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:07
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[Australia, USA] VIDEO: US airmen, Border Force members allegedly join crime gangs involved in smuggling

Sydney-based US Air Force personnel, Australian Border Force officials and Commonwealth-licensed customs brokers are suspected to have joined international crime syndicates...the US airmen were paid to help smuggle tobacco into Australia, depriving the Co
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:04
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Amid war, UN warns Syrians smoking is a grave health risk

In a statement last week, the U.N. health agency warned that "notwithstanding the current crisis in the country," Syrian officials should collaborate with the U.N. health agency to control the use of tobacco and water pipes among its people, especially y
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 9, 2016 14:30
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