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NYHAN: When Beliefs and Facts Collide

Mr. Kahan’s study suggests that more people know what scientists think about high-profile scientific controversies than polls suggest; they just aren’t willing to endorse the consensus when it contradicts their political or religious views. This finding h
The Washington Post
added Jul 23, 2014 20:36
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[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
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[Iraq] RAQQA JOURNAL In a Syrian City, ISIS Puts Its Vision Into Practice

The religious police have banned public smoking of cigarettes and water pipes – a move that has dampened the city’s social life, forcing cafes to close.
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 15:37
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Up in smoke: ISIS in Iraq burn cigarettes, shisha tobacco

Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have burnt huge amounts of cigarettes and mu'assel (shisha tobacco mix) in Mosul saying the items are religiously prohibited, photos published on an ISIS Twitter account showed.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jul 16, 2014 19:07
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[Malaysia] Willpower, Mindset Needed To Quit Smoking During Ramadan - PPIM

Malaysian Muslim Consumers Association (PPIM) has created a '24-Hour Quit Smoking' programme to assist smokers. PPIM training director Dr Izham Nayan said the programme under the Community Practitioners of Moral and Healthy Living (KOMPAS) provided train
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:50
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Adventist Church launches Breathe-Free 2, a new stop-smoking program

program is pinning its hopes for success on a combination of scientific research, an open-source website, and the personal relationships that participants develop as they take the course. And it costs nothing.
Adventist News Network (Seventh Day Adventist Church)
added Jul 12, 2014 20:44
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[Canada] Keep tobacco use ceremonial: aboriginal guide

The province has released a new guide they hope will aide First Nations elders optimize their health. The guide is the first of its kind and provides information on provincial and federal programs, combined with resources available in the community to im
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Jul 10, 2014 03:51
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Bahrain: Woman Charged With Smoking in the Day During Ramadan

The case throws up how smoking is frowned upon during Ramadan A woman has been charged with insulting Ramadan as she smoked a cigarette during daylight hours while she was being questioned at Bahrain International Airport.
IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 9, 2014 18:50
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Ask a Mexican: Why Do So Few Mexicans Smoke Cigarettes?

The reasons? Catholicism, mostly: The Church forbade smoking back when it ruled Mexico, and the stigma resonates to the present day. Besides, Mexicans need their lungs for the Reconquista. Our livers, on the otra hand? Meh …
CV Independent (Cathedral City, CA)
added Jul 9, 2014 18:02
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[UK] Drive To Quit Smoking During Ramadan

Mosque leaders and Imams across the Bradford district are being encouraged to become stop smoking advocates during the holy month of Ramadan. It is all part of a new drive from Bradford Council to get Muslim smokers to kick the habit and educate people
Pulse (uk)
added Jul 8, 2014 05:49
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