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[Virginia] This 400-year-old church is older than almost any institution in America

In his will, a wealthy parishioner who died in 1658 left 2,000 pounds of tobacco to pay for repairs or rebuilding the church, and another 1,000 pounds of tobacco to pay for a silver communion set. That's the set Butler-Gee used Sunday during the communio
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[UK] Campaign to help Muslims quit smoking before Ramadan launches in Tower Hamlets

A campaign launched by Tower Hamlets Council invites Muslims in the community to sign up to ‘Quit Tobacco Before Ramadan’ for help and support to quit smoking and chewing tobacco in the lead-up to Ramadan.
East London Lines (blog) (uk)
added May 8, 2018 15:34
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[UK] Tower Hamlets’ Muslims helped to quit tobacco in run up to Ramadan

The ‘Quit Tobacco Before Ramadan’ campaign opens today, with residents being encouraged to pledge to stop chewing or smoking to prevent nicotine cravings when the holy month starts. Ramadan begins on the evening of May 15 and will last until June 14.
East London Advertiser (uk)
added May 1, 2018 19:20
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LETTER TO WALT DISNEY Re: Fox Searchlight movies(PDF)

Dear Mr. Iger: As investors representing $556 billion... Summary We propose the following steps to manage the public health risk posed by the Fox film acquisition, which align with recommendations from global health experts: (1) Extend The Walt D
Seventh Generation Interfaith CRI
added Apr 26, 2018 02:57
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Special communication / Vatican beats Italy 1–0 in the tobacco endgame

30 Italian scientific associations/organisations launched a Manifesto, so far ignored by public authorities, indicating a set of measures whose gradual implementation at country level may lead to a tobacco endgame within the next few decades. Authors of t
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:32
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[Europe] FREAKY FRIDAY The most bizarre superstitions from around the world revealed on Friday 13th

In Northern and Eastern Europe (Lithuania included) there's a belief that a sailor dies every time a cigarette is lit by a candle. It's said that this particular superstition is born from the fact that sailors used to make extra money on the side by se
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2018 17:47
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KANSAS CITY CATHOLICS DONATE NICOTINE GUM TO INMATES AS MISSOURI PRISONS NOW DECLARED SMOKE-FREE!!!

In an EXCLUSIVE TKC INTERVIEW Fr. Nick Charles O'Donahue Farley of the Midtown KC Our Lady Of Perpetual Suffering Church explained the effort . . . "Addiction is an affliction and we are offering this assistance to children of God in suffering no ma
Tony's Kansas City (blog)
added Apr 3, 2018 15:36
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The Fight to Keep Tobacco Sacred

She is helping lead a movement within her tribe, the Minnesota-based White Earth Nation, to boost traditional tobacco use. This shift is not just for the sake of rebuilding a vanishing tradition; it is part of a surprising strategy to tamp down the tribe’
Scientific American
added Mar 29, 2018 14:11
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Make cleanliness part of holiness, Holy Week pilgrims urged

Limpin said that having a smoke-free environment would lessen the threat of smoke-related diseases to second-hand smokers. “Tobacco smoke contains toxic and poisonous chemicals, including cancer-causing substances, which can pose harm and death to both
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:11
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[Cuba, Spain] The Converted Jews Who Played Their Part in Europe's Love of Tobacco

When the expulsion of the Jews was announced, De Torres converted to Christianity in order to save himself; he thus became a converso...De Torres tried smoking the tobacco and apparently became the first European to smoke a cigarette. He and his fellow s
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 18, 2018 01:20
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