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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Protect Your Health and Your Deen: Stop Smoking

it is damaging to how well you adhere to your deen, your religion, your Islam. The overwhelming majority of Islamic scholars have concluded that cigarette smoking is haram (forbidden), and for a number of solid reasons. Shaikh Muhammad Hassan said, “In
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 19, 2014 02:15
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[Asia] India, Bangladesh have 80 percent smokeless tobacco users

80 percent of more than 300 million consumers of smokeless tobacco in 70 countries belong to India and Bangladesh, a report on the global use of smokeless tobacco has claimed.
Zee News (in)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:09
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[Asia, India] New Report: Smokeless Tobacco Use is an Overlooked Global Scourge with a Huge Public Health Toll

This report reminds us that efforts to reduce the deadly consequences of tobacco use around the world must include smokeless tobacco. The report, 2014 Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective, was released today by the U.S. Centers for D
PR Newswire
added Dec 16, 2014 06:57
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[Asia, India] Traffic police to act tough against drivers, commuters for smoking

The Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) has decided to act tough against those who are found smoking while driving or travelling in public transport. Inspector General of Police (Traffic J&K) in an order issued here has asked all district officers to penalize
The Daily Rising Kashmir (in)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:48
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[Asia, India] Elderly woman shot dead over cigarette shortage

When Mishro Devi checked her store for cigarettes, she didn't find any. When she told him, the man allegedly lost his temper and opened fire at the woman.
India TV (Independent News Service)
added Dec 8, 2014 13:17
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[Asia] TSANG: Smoking ban first step to smoke-free China

As a volunteer expert in the field of tobacco control in China for more than two decades, I'm more than happy to see that measures are finally being taken to tackle a prevailing tobacco epidemic that hurts severely the Chinese people and the nation as a
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 7, 2014 17:41
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[Asia, India] Age of initiation for smoking comes down from 13 years to 9 in dist

The number of people smoking in the district has increased while the age of initiation into smoking has come down, a study by the ministry of health and family welfare pointed out. The study, which was carried out with the support of international instit
Times of India
added Dec 7, 2014 17:34
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[Asia] India spent Rs 1 lakh crore on diseases caused by tobacco in 2011

an economic burden of Rs 1.04 lakh crore in 2011 to the country, according to a report by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. In reply to an RTI query, the Health Ministry said a study carried out by it has found that in 2011, Rs 1.04 lakh crore was s
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 7, 2014 17:22
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, Korea - North, Korea - South] Smoking in South Korea is About to Get a Lot Pricier

China isn’t the only government in Asia trying to cut down on smoking. There’s also a big new cigarette tax in South Korea, where this week the legislature took action on an antismoking proposal President Park Geun Hye’s administration unveiled in Septem
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 5, 2014 16:50
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[Asia, India] Puff factory: Government considers cigarette-making permit

first proposal for manufacturing cigarettes in several years in a sector, requiring industrial licence, but controlled by a handful of local players. The licensing committee under the department of industrial policy and promotion has discussed the issue
The Economic Times (India)
added Dec 5, 2014 11:22
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