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[Georgia] Vaping Sends Smoke Signals to Jewish Atlanta

several Jewish organizations that work with teens, including Jewish day schools and those that counsel about substance abuse, sponsored a parenting program about vaping. The program opened the eyes of those who attended about the rampant availability and
Atlanta (GA) Jewish Times
added Dec 12, 2018 23:34

PETER HITCHENS: As these clueless, frantic Tories drag our nation towards the abyss, all I can say is: I did warn you

There she irritates everyone by her contempt for their faith, her smoking... Of course, it’s the devout Jews with their ancient respect for God and scripture who are portrayed as the difficulty. This sort of propaganda can always get money and publicity.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 10, 2018 00:48

[Jordan, Mid-east] Iftaa Department issues fatwa prohibiting e-cigarettes, argileh

The Iftaa Department on Wednesday issued a fatwa stating that smoking electronic cigarettes and argileh (water pipe) was “prohibited by Sharia”, saying that it affects health and is a waste of money...based on the Quranic verses which prohibit “what is ev
Jordan Times (jo)
added Dec 4, 2018 17:08

Banks, Money Mules and Front Companies Aid Terrorists in Conflict Zones Launder Money

The merged al-Qaeda groups Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham in Syria and Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin in the Sahel make an estimated $18–$35 million and $5–$35 million respectively from illegal taxation, donations, kidnapping for ransom, extortion, smuggling o
added Oct 21, 2018 19:27

[New York] Catholic Charities takes on e-cigarettes

Catholic Charities of Fulton & Montgomery Counties is taking on new health issues these days on the e-cigarette front, as adult cigarette smoking remains well above the state average in both counties. The city-based agency is in the last year of a $1.3
Gloversville (NY) Leader-Herald
added Sep 19, 2018 20:21

[Asia, India] On Abhishek Bachchan's Smoking Scene In Manmarziyaan, Director Says "We Were Guided By Sikhs"

Addressing the Sikh community's outburst regarding a scene in which Abhishek Bachchan's character removes his turban to smoke a cigarette, the director said that they were guided by over 150 people on the sets of the film, all of whom were Sikhs. He also
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:20

[Africa, Nigeria] Beverly Osu Defends “Nun” Pictures: Reverend Fathers And Sisters Smoke

replied to critics of her recent pictures where she poses as a nun. In some of the pictures, she wears a nun outfit and holds a cigarette in her hand. According to her, the church has not established smoking as a sin and advises critics to focus on othe
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:06

Group suing Utah over medical marijuana initiative no longer says it would violate Mormon religious beliefs

If Proposition 2 is approved by voters, the lawsuit says, medical marijuana users would be elevated above tobacco users under the law. “The creation of a class of cannabis-using tenants who cannot be denied housing by Utah property owners and who are fre
Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 26, 2018 18:32

ARCHIVE: Russian woman 'faces jail for lighting cigarette using church candle'

A woman in Russia is reportedly facing prison after sharing a photo online of her using a church candle to light a cigarette. The 21-year-old could be jailed for up to three years for posting the photo under a strict law introduced by President Vladimir
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Aug 26, 2018 18:21
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