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Beards in Prison Hold Next Religion Test for Supreme Court

In their Supreme Court brief, Arkansas officials listed other kinds of contraband that might be hidden in beards: needles, pieces of wire, broken glass, gum, caulk, tobacco, marijuana and powdered drugs. The officials told the justices that they should no
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2014 12:24
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[Iraq] ISIS Warns Women to Wear Full Veil

The insurgents run vice patrols in Mosul that answer to a morality committee, which has shut the city's college of fine arts and physical education, knocked down statues of famous poets and banned smoking and water pipes.
Tempo (id)
added Aug 30, 2014 12:02
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Clearing the Air of Navajo’s Smoke Free Workplace, Traditional Tobacco OK

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed Executive Order No. 12-2014 into law on August 14 and said it was to protect the health of tribal employees. “The use of commercial tobacco is prohibited at all interior spaces operated by the Executive Branch,”
Indian Country Today
added Aug 19, 2014 16:23
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[Africa, Kenya] We don't smoke, we're Kisiis

only 7.9 per cent of the population in Nyanza smokes, compared to 30 percent of men in central Kenya. In Kisii villages, the number of smokers is countable....religious denominations in Kisii County is the Seventh Day Adventist that follows a very conser
The Standard (ke)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:48
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[Ireland] Heavy-smoking bigamist, who 'hated' wife for smoking, fails to stop son emigrating

A Muslim bigamist who smokes heavily told a family court judge in England that his estranged Muslim “wife” was not “principled” – because she smoked. He told Mr Justice Holman that it was “alright for him as a male to smoke cigarettes” but she was “not a
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:14
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[Uae] Islamic banks allow tobacco purchase now

Islamic banks that previously did not allow their cards to be used to make purchases at tobacco-selling stores have now changed their policy, except for one of the capital’s major banks. However, all Islamic banking institutions still do not allow their d
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 7, 2014 11:20
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NEWPORT: Smoking and Drinking in America Today

Gallup’s annual Consumption poll, conducted in July of each year, provides fascinating updates on Americans' smoking and drinking habits...We have been presenting the results on Gallup.com in recent days, and will be presenting more results going forwar
Gallup Organization
added Jul 28, 2014 21:17
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[Iran] Christian Man Has Lips Burned With A Cigarette For Eating During Ramadan

A Christian man in Iran was sentenced by a judge to have his lips burned by a cigarette after he was found eating during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Inquisitr
added Jul 24, 2014 09:41
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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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