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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia struggles with decision on vaping boom

Malaysia faces two additional problems. One is that amid pressure from Muslim leaders and some health activists, bans on e-cigarettes have already been announced in several of the country's 13 states...second problem is that the rapid growth of vaping has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jan 14, 2016 12:49
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[Asia-pacific, Uruguay] PEREZ-ROCHA: Obama’s Unholy Trade Policy / There's a reason Pope Francis has condemned "free trade" pacts like the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Philip Morris is suing Uruguay for $25 million, claiming that the health warnings the country requires on cigarette packs violate a similar investment treaty....Francis warned in Bolivia, “transnational companies are becoming stronger to the point that lo
OtherWords
added Oct 25, 2015 19:26
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[Mid-east, Syria] PHOTOS: ISIS Mass Burns Cigarettes in Ba’aj, Iraq

In a new photo series purportedly released by the Islamic State, piles of cigarettes are lit on fire in a continuation of the implementation of Sharia Law. The photos were shared by international terrorism watchdog group Terror Monitor.
Heavy
added Oct 6, 2015 15:11
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[Mid-east] Incredibly brutal footage shows how ISIS punish their own fighters by stamping on their heads and whipping them with belts… because they were caught SMOKING

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT...These are the shocking scenes were Isis terrorists are 'disciplined' by their own superiors for smoking... Isis has taken a hard-line against smoking which it has branded as 'un-Islamic' and therefore banned
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2015 15:40
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Protect Your Health and Your Deen: Stop Smoking

it is damaging to how well you adhere to your deen, your religion, your Islam. The overwhelming majority of Islamic scholars have concluded that cigarette smoking is haram (forbidden), and for a number of solid reasons. Shaikh Muhammad Hassan said, “In
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 19, 2014 02:15
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NYHAN: When Beliefs and Facts Collide

Mr. Kahan’s study suggests that more people know what scientists think about high-profile scientific controversies than polls suggest; they just aren’t willing to endorse the consensus when it contradicts their political or religious views. This finding h
Washington Post
added Jul 23, 2014 20:36
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[Malaysia] Willpower, Mindset Needed To Quit Smoking During Ramadan - PPIM

Malaysian Muslim Consumers Association (PPIM) has created a '24-Hour Quit Smoking' programme to assist smokers. PPIM training director Dr Izham Nayan said the programme under the Community Practitioners of Moral and Healthy Living (KOMPAS) provided train
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:50
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ISIS burns pile of ‘haram’ cigarettes in Iraq

A picture posted to Twitter last week shows a pile of cigarette packs and boxes going up in flames. Near the pile stands a jihadist, with his weapon raised in apparent celebration.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:35
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[Malaysia] Time to extend the ban on smoking

And hence, Eye believe that the time has come for the Ministry of Health to carry out its role and responsibility in creating a healthier society, even if it means being tough and implementing bans and heavy penalties on the import, sales, possession and
Borneo Post (my)
added Aug 6, 2013 02:15
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In the Habit: A History of Catholicism and Tobacco

Saints who smoked, popes who puffed, and others who snuffed.
Catholic World Report
added Nov 25, 2012 13:30
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