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Medical marijuana is kosher says top New York rabbi

Rabbi Moshe Elefant, COO of the [The Orthodox Union's] kosher certification agency, which has blocked the certification of e-cigarettes and tobacco products, said the agency "would not have a problem certifying" medical marijuana.
IBTimes (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:10
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[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] How ISIS is funded by black-market oil trading, illegal drugs and internet cafes

TEN WAYS THE ISLAMIC STATE IS MAKING MONEY ... 9. Growing and selling drugs and black market cigarettes and alcohol
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:04
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[Saudi Arabia] Stub it out: Smoking killed 23000 in KSA last year

Nasser Saleh of the anti-smoking center said that smoking was spreading fast among young children and adolescents. “Young smokers in the past used to hide their habit from others for fear of parents’ and neighbors’ angry reactions, but now they smoke nea
Arab News (sa)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:16
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[Iraq, Syria] Life under Isis in Raqqa: The city where smoking a cigarette could see you publicly flogged, imprisoned and even decapitated

A leading figure with Isis’s police force was recently found in Deir-al-Zor beheaded and with a cigarette in his mouth, with the sentence “O Sheikh this is munkar (hateful and evil thing)” written on his body. Abu Mohammed Hussam, one of the founders o
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:53
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[Syria] ISIS beheads top police official for smoking cigarettes

The Islamic extremists reportedly beheaded one of their own for smoking cigarettes. No mercy was shown to the high-ranking police official and Egyptian national whose headless body was discovered near a power plant in the Syrian city of Deir-al-Zor. Writ
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 13, 2015 16:51
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[Syria] ARCHIVE: ISIS bans music, imposes veil in Raqqa

the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham has issued statements in Raqqa banning music and smoking and imposing the full-face veil on women.
Al-Monitor
added Feb 13, 2015 16:48
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[Syria] Islamic State: Smoking will kill you, one way or another

It had a cigarette placed between its lips. “This is not permissible, Sheikh,” someone had scrawled in Arabic on the decapitated corpse lying nearby...The body and head belonged to an Islamic State official, a deputy police chief.
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 13, 2015 16:45
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[Mali] A Fury Arrives. Hypocrisy, Too. / ‘Timbuktu,’ an Abderrahmane Sissako Film About Radical Islam

Their failures to live up to their own rigid notions of Shariah law...one of the leaders, sneaks off behind a dune to smoke a cigarette, an activity he has forbidden in the city. “Everyone knows you smoke,” says his young driver
New York Times
added Jan 27, 2015 17:26
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[Mali] The Enemy as Hapless Clown / Abderrahmane Sissako on the Jihadists in ‘Timbuktu’

film’s Muslim jihadist invaders…are not only oppressors but also buffoons. They obsess over soccer but forbid that it be played; they ban smoking and sneak cigarettes.
New York Times
added Jan 23, 2015 11:20
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[Asia, Singapore] Health programmes tailored for various ethnic groups: MOH

include the Ramadan I Quit smoking cessation programmes, where the HPB partnered with Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS) and mosques. In 2014, one in five of the 1,507 participants quit smoking and another one in four reduced the number of cigarettes smo
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jan 20, 2015 11:43
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