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Bahrain: Woman Charged With Smoking in the Day During Ramadan

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.
IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 9, 2014 18:50
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Court finds tobacco ban in South Dakota prisons violates rights of Native American inmates

The ruling, released Friday, means the Department of Corrections cannot ban tobacco altogether in state prisons. The department could appeal the decision. Under a plan, which was approved by Schreier and opposed by the Department of Corrections last fal
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 27, 2014 12:23
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Religious leaders have called for the urgent implementation of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets

Religious leaders belonging to all communities in Sri Lanka have called for urgent implementation of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets with a coverage of maximum 80 percent on cigarette packets, without any further delay.
Asian Tribune
added Sep 17, 2013 23:45
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[Asia] Sri Lanka's Buddhist prelates push for anti-tobacco warnings to be placed on cigarette packets

The four Buddhist Chief Prelates (Mahanayake theros) in Sri Lanka have called on the government to introduce regulations to place anti-tobacco warnings in cigarette packets. Issuing a statement, the prelates have said that the relevant multinational comp
LankaPage.com
added Sep 14, 2013 08:57
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[Algeria, Lebanon] Lebanese star reported for smoking in Ramadan

Yara’s driver angered when singer refuses to stop smoking in public during the day, in violation of Ramadan rules
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 9, 2012 16:01
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[Cambodia, Laos, Thailand] Regional monks move to ban smoking

MCOT 1 (Modernine TV) (th)
added May 10, 2004 00:00
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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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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] The heart of Singapore’s Muslim quarter loses its beat as shisha ban comes into force

"I’m quitting shisha after the ban," he told The National on Friday, explaining that a throat infection related to smoking had forced him to stop smoking shisha for three months. However, Ram said, he had decided to allow himself a few last shisha sessio
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 1, 2016 01:16
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[New York] Catholic Charities behind initiatives promoting tobacco-free environments ($$)

Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties is working to put an end to the use of tobacco products...protecting the area's youth, with the help of Reality Check, a program focused on the children, and the coalition based-work of Community Engage
Amsterdam (NY) Recorder
added Jun 18, 2016 10:53
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[Asia-pacific] 'Un-Islamic' e-cigarette habit catches like fire in Malaysia

“Vaping” is soaring in popularity in Malaysia, the largest e-cigarette market in the Asia-Pacific region, but authorities are threatening to ban the habit for health reasons - a move that has sparked anger from growing legions of aficionados. Backing a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 2, 2016 16:16
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