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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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[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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[Afghanistan] Beards, music, tobacco: the Taliban's morality police are back to smash 'vice' ($$)

The Australian (au)
added Jun 24, 2012 12:54
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] Saba Qamar's smoking pictures leaked on social media, conservatives ask 'Are you even a Muslim?'

Today in daily sexism and misogyny: Saba Qamar has dethroned Mahira Khan to become the archetypal 'Muslim woman who also likes her cigarettes'. A few photographs of the accomplished Pakistani actor have gone viral on social media. So while the photos hav
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:25
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[Africa, Malawi] "˜Even Jesus could not stop smoking," says Mutharika

has established a framework on the farming of tobacco told off all those people who are asking Malawian government to forget tobacco farming..."People have been smoking since time immemorial, even before Jesus Christ walked on this earth,” said Muthari
Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 30, 2015 05:47
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[Turkey] Erdoğan slams 'so-called scientists' over smoking, alcohol habits

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed to relentlessly pursue his fight against smoking and alcohol consumption and criticized medical scientists and doctors who themselves smoke and drink alcohol even though it is scientifically proven that these habit
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:43
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Engagement with American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Governments

We invite tribes to engage in a collaborative and respectful government‐to‐government approach to the implementation and enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 16, 2015 18:10
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