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[Egypt] Islamists 'ban' smoking in Sinai

An Islamist group in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula threatened to launch a crusade against drug use and cigarette smoking in the lawless desert region on Wednesday, prompting fears about the growing influence of radical groups in post-revolutionary Egypt.
Reuters
added Dec 27, 2012 05:28
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Islamists ban tobacco, alcohol in Somalia district

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 9, 2011 00:00
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[Latin America, Peru] Why People Are Drinking Tobacco in the Amazon

There are dozens of healing centers to chose from in the Iquitos area alone... Tobacco, however, is by far the most prevalent master plant outside of ayahuasca itself....In isolated cases, however, foreigners coming to the jungle have lost their lives fo
Vice.com
added Jul 15, 2016 21:53
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Mecca bans sheesha, smoking, music in public places

The authorities in the province of Mecca have announced a clampdown on indecent behaviour at public places. Saudi King’s Advisor and Mecca Province Ruler Prince Khalid Al-Faisal issued a directive banning sheesha, tombac, smoking, musical instruments and
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:43
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[Turkey] Hitting a high the Ottoman way with tobacco

The nargile (known as the water pipe, hookah, hubbly bubbly, shisha and by other names) is said to have originated in the Persian Empire and then came to the Ottomans during the reign of Yavuz Sultan Selim (r. 1512-1520). The Persians are supposed to hav
Hurriyet (tr)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:36
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Moody Bible Institute Lifts Ban on Alcohol and Tobacco for Employees

In a reversal of a 127-year-old policy, the Moody Bible Institute has lifted the ban on alcohol and tobacco consumption by its faculty and staff, including those who work in its radio and publishing arms, an estimated 600 people in all. "Moody's leaders
Christian Post
added Sep 21, 2013 22:21
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[Pakistan] Mangal Bagh ‘bans’ snuff, smoking in Bara

The chief of proscribed outfit Lashkar-i-Islam, Mangal Bagh, has imposed a ‘ban’ on smoking and use of snuff in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency, according to sources.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jul 5, 2013 13:03
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In South Dakota prisons, Indian inmates get to smoke — for religious reasons | The Knowledge Effect

After ruling last year that the South Dakota prison system violated the rights of incarcerated Native American tribe members when it imposed a blanket ban on all inmate tobacco use, a federal judge has issued guidelines regarding appropriate use.
Thomson Reuters
added Feb 21, 2013 16:54
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[India] Shun tobacco products, say religious leaders

With the government still dragging its feet over imposing ban on use of smokeless tobacco products in the state, several religious leaders on Wednesday appealed to the people not to use them. Religious leaders were participating in 'Faith United for Toba
Times of India
added Feb 15, 2013 11:49
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[Saudi Arabia] Smoking ban in holy cities stays

Officials in Makkah and Madinah have denied rumors that they were about to lift the ban on tobacco sales in the two holy cities. They reaffirmed that no new licenses for selling tobacco, cigarettes and hubble-bubble will be issued. Many cafes suffer heav
Arab News (sa)
added Jan 15, 2013 13:29
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