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Chinese Poultry Smuggled into United States

Frozen Chinese poultry that was smuggled into the United States was found in a Detroit-area warehouse through a series of raids over the past month. Michigan health// officials have been trying to trace its source. According to official reports there is no sign that the frozen poultry, some e...

New edition of the Tobacco Atlas catalogues catastrophic toll of tobacco worldwide

...vastates families and communities. Cigarettes are the world's most widely smuggled legal consumer product. In 2006, about 600 billion smuggled cigarettes made it to the market, representing an enormous missed tax oppor...

Target America Exhibit Opens at the California Science Center October 2, 2008

...ed jungle cocaine lab, an Afghan heroin factory and a toxic methamphetamine hotel "cook" room. Displays that focus on trafficking show how drugs are smuggled in soles of shoes; soaked into fabrics; or even swallowed by drug "mules," people who perform the dangerous and sometimes lethal task of swallowing ba...

mtvU Unleashes Month OF Exclusive Album 'Leaks' & Music Video Premieres in Continued Fight Against Darfur Genocide

...gn. Jal was forced into the Sudan People's Liberation Army at age seven, fighting in Sudan's bloody civil war for nearly five years. He was eventually smuggled to Kenya, where he established himself as one of the country's most popular rappers, delivering a message of hope and peace. His new album will be rel...

Nations to Launch Negotiations on Treaty to Combat Illicit Tobacco Trade

...sts and lost productivity. Illicit trade refers primarily to the smuggling and counterfeiting of tobacco products, which are the world's most widely smuggled legal consumer product. The illicit trade treaty will be a supplementary treaty, or protocol, to the existing WHO tobacco control treaty, the Framewor...

U.S. on Sidelines as Nations Launch Negotiations on Treaty to Combat Smuggling, Counterfeiting and Other Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

...illion people worldwide each year. Cigarettes are the world's most widely smuggled -- but otherwise legal -- consumer product. Experts have estimated that, in...its growing burden of death, disease and health care costs. Sellers of smuggled and counterfeit cigarettes do not pay taxes on those products and there...

International Law Enforcement Operation Targets Underground Manufacture of Anabolic Steroids

...and three other men with participating in an international trafficking conspiracy in which millions of dollars worth of human growth hormone (HGH) was smuggled into the United States and other countries. The smugglers allegedly used Web sites and clandestine e-mail addresses to facilitate the smuggling. The U...

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...ach 300 million Asian viewers on TV and the Internet. Thailand's efforts to prevent smoking have also been undermined by a huge trade in cheap smuggled cigarettes. "The price is down so people consume more, which is bad for people's health, and the government makes less tax, so we lose both wa...

Making Change: The Cost of Being Transgender

... see doctors and get the necessary tests. Instead, they buy hormones on the black market -- usually hormone replacement therapies for menopausal women smuggled into the United States from Mexico. "The costs vary," said Carannante. "I might be able to get hormones on the street for $20, but someone else m...

Hong Kong on Bird Flu Alert

...discovered in wild birds in Hong Kong since March last year. Between Jan 10 and March 22 2006, 15 wild birds, one backyard chicken and a chicken smuggled from China tested positive for the virus. However, no human cases were detected of the deadly virus, which according to the WHO has killed 157 p...
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MIT: Preventing forest fires with tree power

... What they learn also could raise the possibility of using trees as silent sentinels along the nation's borders to detect potential threats such as smuggled radioactive materials. The U.S. Forest Service currently predicts and tracks fires with a variety of tools, including remote automated weather stat...

Tigers disappear from Himalayan refuge

...kins and nearly 70 pounds of tiger bones were seized from the border town of Dhangadi. Just last month, two separate raids recovered tiger bones being smuggled by local middlemen through the reserve. "With only 4,000 tigers remaining in the wild, every tiger lost to poaching pushes this magnificent anima...

Improving detection of nuclear smuggling goal of computer model of mechanical engineer

...s for their stash, nuclear and radioactive materials most likely to be smuggled and methods smugglers will use to conceal their dangerous cargo. ...er will build the computer models description of the nuclear material being smuggled and of how the radiation detectors recognize concealed material. Associate ...

Homeland Security awards 2 grants to Rutgers for nuclear threat detection

...n (NSF), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has awarded Rutgers University two grants to lead research on detecting smuggled nuclear materials. The work aims to thwart terrorists from using such materials to develop dirty bombs or environmental contaminants that could sicken...

Emerging (disease) markets

...xample, two instances of highly pathogenic avian influenza traveling vast distances in bird hosts include two mountain hawk eagles that were illegally smuggled from Thailand to Belgium and wild songbirds shipped from Taiwan to the United Kingdom. Besides direct health effects, disease outbreaks damage region...
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