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Sylvester Stallone Regrets Smuggling Banned Substances to Australia

Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone has apologized profusely for trying to smuggle human growth hormones and testosterone into Australia. Stallone has been charged with importing banned substances into Australia in February this year during a tour to promote his film Rocky Balboa. A Custom...

Tijuana Newspaper, Zeta Tijuana, Releases Detailed List of Day Care Center Owners and Their Total Earnings; Interchildren, Inc. Calls for Newspaper Boycott

...laims Grey. Grey went on to suggest; "Tijuana is known to some as a town riddled with gangs, drug lords, corruption, childhood prostitution, smuggling and unimaginable crimes, why would a newspaper do this to one of the few remaining good businesses in Baja California? It is my belief and opinion, th...

Nations to Launch Negotiations on Treaty to Combat Illicit Tobacco Trade

...h care costs and lost productivity. Illicit trade refers primarily to the smuggling and counterfeiting of tobacco products, which are the world's most widely s..., Tobacco Companies Linked to Criminal Organizations in Lucrative Cigarette smuggling (March 2001), http://www.publicintegrity.org/report.aspx?aid=351 ...

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

...o Control (FCTC). The new treaty governing tobacco smuggling and counterfeiting will be negotiated as a critica... effective tobacco control programs. Cigarette smuggling and counterfeiting increases consumption, espe...ional security. There is evidence that tobacco smuggling and counterfeiting is carried out by transnati...

Research Shows What Works to Cut Smoking Rates

...ay News) -- Graphic warning labels on packages, bans on cigarette advertising, legislating smoke-free areas, boosting cigarette prices, and preventing smuggling and counterfeiting of tobacco products are among the most effective ways to discourage smoking, according to researchers involved in a study on intern...

Public health and cancer prevention: Success and future challenges in cancer policy

...e graphic package warning labels, ban cigarette advertising, institute smoke-free policies, increase cigarette prices and implement methods to prevent smuggling and counterfeiting of tobacco products, say researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute involved in an International Tobacco Control (ITC) Policy Eva...

NEWSWEEK International Editions: Highlights and Exclusives, Oct. 1, 2007 Issue

...a illicit cell-phone calls. Services are kept short since North Korean authorities hunt the phones down using GPS trackers. Those caught worshiping or smuggling in Bibles from the outside world can be sent to concentration camps -- or simply shot in front of press-ganged audiences in town squares. http://www...

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...ion by 2030 as multinational cigarette companies target the region's huge and still undeveloped market and transnational crime that takes advantage of smuggling opportunities, said Bettcher. But the WHO is convinced that tighter laws on the tobacco industry could save 200 million lives by 2050, he said...

Global Polio Eradication: A Campaign to Vaccinate Every Child on the Planet

...n border, there are a cluster of problems that may be insurmountable. One is that the border is not heavily patrolled: there is no definitive line and smuggling remains an issue. “It is impossible to prevent weapons or drugs or goods from being smuggled, so one has to wonder how we can prevent a virus, which c...

Tobacco Smugglers are Helping Terrorists: WHO

...g smuggled every month across the world," the official said. Apart from the EU, China, Brazil and Bhutan are some of the countries where tobacco smuggling is quite rampant, he said. "With terrorism spreading its tentacles, the new development is startling and dangerous as well. Europol (the Europea...
Smuggling in Biological News

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

A professor at The University of Texas at Austin has received $1.9 million to expand a computer model that is already helping guide national decisions about placement of devices to detect nuclear smuggling attempts. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security provided the funds to improve the desi...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

...ry MESSENGER spacecraft and is now taking the first-ever gamma-ray data of the planet Mercury. GeMini also can be used to help prevent terrorists from smuggling nuclear materials into the country. The Land Mine Locator is a humanitarian aerial land mine detection system designed to lower the time and cost ...

Growing Demand for Rapid Screening and Detection Systems Pushes the European Maritime Security Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

...at port. This process could be shortened with foolproof and rapid screening and detection systems. At the same time, increased illegal immigration and smuggling augment the need for efficient access control systems in ports and entry points. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO ) ...

DHS Expands Biometrics-at-Sea Program to the Florida Straits

...f the program represents DHS's commitment to use every tool we have to deter, detect, apprehend, and prosecute illegal migrants, migrant smugglers and smuggling organizations." Since the program began in November 2006, it has collected biometric data from 1,513 migrants, prosecuted 118 of those migrants, and...

Illegal trade is propelling rare turtle toward extinction, new report

... the wetlands of the island of Roti was first described as a new species in 1994. The report found that poachers are sidestepping regulations and smuggling the turtles to Jakarta where they are then sold illegally and, according to dealers, end up in Japan, Western Europe or the United States. The re...
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