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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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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Smokers encouraged to focus on health benefits of quitting during Ramadan

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic is encouraging tobacco smokers to use the opportunity to quit the habit and focus on living a healthier lifestyle. Every year during Ramadan, HMC’s Smoking Cessation Clinic receives hundreds of n
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 21, 2017 19:59
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[Mid-east, Syria] ISIS arrest 50 people for SMOKING and will flog them in public for the 'crime'

Islamic State militants have arrested more than 50 men in Syria for the 'crime' of smoking, which is banned under the strict Sharia law the terror group has imposed....are expected to be publicly flogged in the district of Yarmouk, south of the Syrian cap
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:25
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[Mid-east, Qatar] 200 visited HMC's Smoking Cessation Clinic during Ramadan

“ Usually, the number of people who are motivated to quit smoking increases in Ramadan because fasting requires abstinence from smoking in addition to refraining from food and drink during the day. So the figure we have recorded for this year is almost s
The Peninsula (qa)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:45
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[Asia, Mid-east, Syria] 'I wanted a smoke' Moaning ISIS defector quits terror group over strict smoking ban

AN ISIS defector who travelled through London to Syria has moaned about the struggles he faced with the terror group’s smoking ban....“There’s no smoking. I found it hard for everyone there.”
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2016 18:42
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HART: Forget Jeans, What Does Your Pastor Smoke?

Thankfully, my pastor smokes a pipe. I think this is so mainly because of finances. Pipes cost “pennies a bowl” to smoke. A decent cigar will cost you $4 to $5. What’s even better is that my pastor doesn’t chew tobacco:
Patheos.com [Hosting the Conversation on Faith]
added Sep 19, 2015 17:31
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Smokers encouraged to quit during Ramadan

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic encourages tobacco smokers to use the fasting period during Ramadan as an opportunity to take the first steps towards quitting the habit and living a healthier lifestyle.
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Jul 8, 2015 10:30
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[Asia, Israel] Litzman opposes ban on tobacco adverts that feature in Hassidic newspapers

Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman opposes broad legislation to prohibit tobacco advertising in newspapers...Litzman, a Gur Hassid, is known to be closely associated with Hamodia, the ultra-Orthodox daily affiliated with Gur Hassidim and his Agudat Y
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 21, 2015 16:46
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[Iraq, Syria] In Daesh land, girl is sold for 'as little as a cigarette pack'

Teenage girls abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes,” the UN envoy on sexual violence has said. Zainab Bangura visited Iraq and Syria in April, and has since been working on a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:42
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Can smokers still go to heaven?

A. I’m confident that the priests of the 1970s who smoked tobacco products are probably in heaven ... Today, though, there might well be a stricter moral calculus as information grows about the risks of tobacco use.
Catholic News Service/U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
added Apr 13, 2015 11:18
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