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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Many still ignore national fatwa ban on smoking

described the Muslims who did so as not having any brain. “They not only threw away cigarette butts all over the place and dirtied the mosque, they were also unaware that what was decided as unlawful could not be brought into the mosque.” In his weekly M
Rakyat Post (my)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:51
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[Massachusetts] Debate over smoking breaks out at woman’s funeral

In Quincy, Mass., Carol Tan Wong died of lung cancer. During his eulogy for his mother, Adrian Wong said “she was not a smoker. Not exposed to secondhand smoke. Never worked with chemicals. She was simply unlucky.” That’s when David Small, who was not i
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:20
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[Massachusetts] The funeral crasher: Stranger gives unsolicited 'racist' eulogy for woman who died of lung cancer by warning that illness was caused by 'incense at Asian churches'

Carol Tan Wong, 65, died of lung cancer on March 2 despite being a non-smoker... Adam Small, a local private investigator, stood up and gave his own eulogy He said that 'smoke in Asian churches' caused by incense was to blame
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:38
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[Africa, Sudan] 'Tobacco Not Allowed in Islam'

The head of the Sudan Scholars Corporation has issued a religious decree banning tobacco. Sheikh Mohamed Osman Saleh, head of the Sudanese Scholars said that tobacco is forbidden in Islam as the use of tobacco is no less dangerous and evil tha
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[Asia, India] POU: CHURCH and TOBACCO

The Church, as moral guardian of society, must wake up from its slumber and educate its members about the danger of using tobacco... Can the Church remain a silent spectator when a Hindu Priest (Yogi Adityanath), an underground group (Meiteis) and Govern
Morung Express (in)
added Mar 23, 2017 21:40
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[Iraq, Mid-east] 'Crucified' for smuggling cigarettes: Two men are publicly punished by ISIS fanatics for trying to bring tobacco into Mosul

Two men have been publicly crucified by ISIS for attempting to bring tobacco into Mosul. Footage shows the two men being punished in front of crowds after being charged with smuggling. They were reprimanded under the terror group's law, which states c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:29
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[Iraq, Mid-east] EXCLUSIVE: 'They made me wish I could die': Harrowing accounts of life under ISIS reveal teenager arrested for selling cigarettes narrowly escaped execution

They used different torture methods. Those who smoked, they cut their fingers.'...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2017 19:28
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis Park Board expands tobacco ban

By early May, Minneapolis residents and visitors will enjoy completely tobacco-free city parks, recreation facilities and buildings. The Park Board voted unanimously Wednesday to ban the use of all tobacco products at parks and park facilities. Official
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Mar 10, 2017 23:29
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The God portfolio: ‘Biblically responsible’ investors flock to biotech

A pair of index funds launched last week promise to filter out companies that don’t “align with biblical values.” That means no “sin stocks” that deal in alcohol, tobacco, or firearms. Instead, they’re exclusively investing in “inspiring” companies, acc
statnews.com
added Mar 9, 2017 15:58
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A Moscow Sharia Street Patrol Rankles Russians

Muslim vigilantes are posting online videos of themselves attempting to enforce Islamic law on other Muslims ...“Stop Haram,” the activists record themselves ordering people to stop smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol, chiding them for what they call
Vocativ
added Mar 7, 2017 12:50
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