Headlines Tagged with Religion — 1,079 headlines found
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.
Jul 23, 2014 Inquisitr
added Jul 24, 2014 09:41
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
Jul 5, 2014 The Washington Post
added Jul 23, 2014 20:36
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
Jul 23, 2014 Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
The religious police have banned public smoking of cigarettes and water pipes – a move that has dampened the city’s social life, forcing cafes to close.
Jul 23, 2014 New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 15:37
Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have burnt huge amounts of cigarettes and mu'assel (shisha tobacco mix) in Mosul saying the items are religiously prohibited, photos published on an ISIS Twitter account showed.
Jul 16, 2014 Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jul 16, 2014 19:07
Malaysian Muslim Consumers Association (PPIM) has created a '24-Hour Quit Smoking' programme to assist smokers. PPIM training director Dr Izham Nayan said the programme under the Community Practitioners of Moral and Healthy Living (KOMPAS) provided train
Jul 15, 2014 BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:50
program is pinning its hopes for success on a combination of scientific research, an open-source website, and the personal relationships that participants develop as they take the course. And it costs nothing.
Jul 11, 2014 Adventist News Network (Seventh Day Adventist Church)
added Jul 12, 2014 20:44
The province has released a new guide they hope will aide First Nations elders optimize their health. The guide is the first of its kind and provides information on provincial and federal programs, combined with resources available in the community to im
Jul 8, 2014 VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Jul 10, 2014 03:51
The case throws up how smoking is frowned upon during Ramadan A woman has been charged with insulting Ramadan as she smoked a cigarette during daylight hours while she was being questioned at Bahrain International Airport.
Jul 9, 2014 IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 9, 2014 18:50
The reasons? Catholicism, mostly: The Church forbade smoking back when it ruled Mexico, and the stigma resonates to the present day. Besides, Mexicans need their lungs for the Reconquista. Our livers, on the otra hand? Meh …
Jul 9, 2014 CV Independent (Cathedral City, CA)
added Jul 9, 2014 18:02