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[Asia, Uae] Ramadan Question: Does smoking - if smoke does not enter stomach - break the fast?

"Smoke inhalation - even entering the mouth or nose is invalidating the fast. We have evidence from the Hadith of Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him). Smoking is a violation of the sanctity of fasting, because it risks entry into the stomach."
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jul 16, 2013 02:32
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[Colorado] Crist: Teen seeks strategies to quit smoking

Dear Gary: I'm 17 years old and really want to quit smoking. I've smoked since I was 14, and it is getting in the way of my life ... Here are some strategies, also found on kidshealth.org, that can help you quit: • Write down the reasons you want to q
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Jul 14, 2013 11:12
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[North Dakota] Letter: Thoreson fronts for Big Tobacco

In a recent letter to the editor, Rep. Blair Thoreson, R-Fargo, criticized a Grand Forks physician for not supporting his support for e-cigarettes. ... What is approved and what does work is three-fold: attitude, education and medicine. First, want to
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 14, 2013 11:07
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[UK] LETTER: The Government should not surender to the tobacco industry

allow Parliament a free vote. Let parliamentarians listen to the arguments and make up their own minds. Dr Clare Gerada Chair of Council, Royal College of General Practitioners Dr Vivienne Nathanson Director of Professional Activities, British Medical A
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 14, 2013 00:04
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[California] LETTER: Smoking laws need to be enforced

The Fresh Air Ordinance for the city of Glendale is a joke because I have been imploring Neighborhood Services to enforce the ordinance against my violating neighbors for nearly three years. The key is enforcement since smokers obviously know that the ord
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jul 14, 2013 00:01
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[Asia, Thailand] LETTER: Policy on e-cigarettes needs clarification

I am confused whether the Public Health Ministry aims to control e-cigarettes through banning imports and sales, or allowing imports and then gradually controlling them. If it is the latter, what is the ministry's purpose and how will it be useful for th
The Nation (th)
added Jul 13, 2013 23:56
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LETTER: CALIFANO/SULLIVAN: Ban Menthol Cigarettes, 2 Ex-Cabinet Secretaries Say

Your July 1 editorial about the Obama administration’s leaving in regulatory “purgatory” a host of federal rules to protect the public doesn’t mention an important rule: banning menthol as a flavor in cigarettes. Menthol is the most deadly tobacco flavor
New York Times
added Jul 9, 2013 11:14
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[Jamaica] LETTER: Define 'Public Spaces' For Smoking Ban

It should be obvious that these areas do not include bars and nightclubs, because these are areas that are for adults who engage in smoking and other activities.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 9, 2013 05:40
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[Australia] LETTER: Packer's collateral damage: non-smokers' health, others' creeds

So much for work health and safety. So much for public health. So much for Australia's and NSW's commitment under international treaty to protect all people from tobacco smoke - that's ''all'', not ''all except gamblers and casino employees''. For the rec
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 9, 2013 05:30
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[Canada] LETTER: Cheers for hospital crackdown on smoking

On behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society, we welcome the news that the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) is committed to increasing enforcement of its smoke-free policy. The Canadian Cancer Society has been leading the fight against ca
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:43
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