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[Asia, India] Gutka /Smoking kills 2500 daily, Jamia Nizamia fatwa says ‘Halal’ and ‘Jayaz’

our Islamic scholars are issuing a Fatwa that the ‘Income from Gutkha and Tobacco’ is ‘Halal’ and ‘Jayaz’. Some scholars are saying it as Makrooh and some are calling it as Karahat. How a thing that is destroying a Human body badly can be allowed in Isl
Siasat Daily (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:00
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[Paraguay] Parsing the Pope’s Words (and Silences) to Hear His Messages in South America

in Paraguay, speaking before an audience including the nation’s president, Horacio Cartes, a conservative tobacco magnate who spent time in prison on fraud charges before entering politics, Francis denounced corruption, calling it “the gangrene of the peo
New York Times
added Jul 13, 2015 09:47
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Smokers encouraged to quit during Ramadan

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic encourages tobacco smokers to use the fasting period during Ramadan as an opportunity to take the first steps towards quitting the habit and living a healthier lifestyle.
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Jul 8, 2015 10:30
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Ramadan project helps him kick smoking habit

next month will mark a year since the 53-year-old last lit up after he signed up for the Health Promotion Board's (HPB) Ramadan I Quit 28-day Countdown. Participants on the programme pledge to quit smoking for 28 days during the fasting month of Ramadan.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 7, 2015 22:35
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[Asia, Philippines] Baclaran Church bans smoking within its premises starting July 31

Fr. Joseph O. Echano, rector of the “Novena Capital of the Philippines” said the decision to implement the “No Smoking” policy is in connection with the ongoing Year of Jubilee celebrated by the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (C.Ss.R.) worldwide,
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:47
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[Turkey] Erdoğan slams 'so-called scientists' over smoking, alcohol habits

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed to relentlessly pursue his fight against smoking and alcohol consumption and criticized medical scientists and doctors who themselves smoke and drink alcohol even though it is scientifically proven that these habit
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:43
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[Canada] Vancouver (City) v. Abdiannia, 2015 BCSC 1058

The evidence of the Defendants and the patrons fall short of establishing that they sincerely believe that hookah smoking is a practice which has a nexus with their religion as the term has been defined by the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Syndi
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jul 3, 2015 17:13
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[New York] Cardinal Dolan asks Pope Francis for Cuban cigars

Timothy Cardinal Dolan is a cigar aficionado who has his eye on a large clandestine supply of Havana cheroots.... He’ll be touching down in DC after his stop in Cuba. “Which is good,” quipped Cardinal Dolan, “because I’ve asked him to bring me cigars. …
New York Post
added Jul 2, 2015 14:14
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi shuts 20 shops for tobacco rule violations

Municipality has shut 20 shops near mosques, educational institutions and residential areas for breaching rules and regulations and selling tobacco products...they should not be located within the premises of an educational, medical, sports, religious ins
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:01
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[Asia, Bahrain] Warning over smoking sheesha inside Ramadan tents

“This is the time of the year that people engage in smoking sheesha inside Ramadan tents as a habit, unfortunately under the pretext of spending the time in the joy of the season,” she said. “The painful truth is that these tents cause a major health pr
TradeArabia (bh)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:48
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