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[Iraq] RAQQA JOURNAL In a Syrian City, ISIS Puts Its Vision Into Practice

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.
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 15:37
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Church ministers to refrain from smoking and drinking excessive kava

The Methodist Church has set its focus on church ministers to refrain from smoking and drinking excessive kava for the next three years. While speaking during the opening of the Methodist Church conference, the church president Reverend Dr Tuikilakila W
FijiVillage.com (fj)
added Aug 26, 2013 06:21
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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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[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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[Africa, Sudan] 'Tobacco Not Allowed in Islam'

The head of the Sudan Scholars Corporation has issued a religious decree banning tobacco. Sheikh Mohamed Osman Saleh, head of the Sudanese Scholars said that tobacco is forbidden in Islam as the use of tobacco is no less dangerous and evil tha
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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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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