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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco and entertainment industries target Ramadan audience: WHO

(WHO) is greatly concerned at the level at which tobacco use, in all its forms, has been aggressively promoted during the airing of drama series screened across the Eastern Mediterranean Region ... Viewers were regularly exposed to scenes in which celebri
Ahlul Bayt News Agency (ir)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:26
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[UK] PHILIPS: Viewing pornography is far more damaging than smoking a cigarette

Although I don’t recommend it, it is the case that some people manage to smoke, seemingly without ill effects. My mother, nearly 90, smokes 20 a day and doesn’t even have a smoker’s cough. Pornography is on an entirely different level of moral gravity. Ci
The Catholic Herald (uk)
added May 27, 2013 17:17
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[Nebraska] Judge denies order in Native inmates' lawsuit against prison officials

In 1972, Native American inmates filed a federal lawsuit that resulted in a 1974 agreement under which prison officials agreed to allow the inmates access to medicine men and ceremonial tobacco and to hold religious ceremonies, among other things.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 23, 2012 18:52
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[Vatican City] No more Holy Smokes - Vatican bans sale of cigarettes

“The motive is very simple: the Holy See cannot be cooperating with a practice that is clearly harming the health of people,” spokesman Greg Burke said in a statement. He cited World World Health Organization (WHO) statistics that smoking causes more th
Reuters
added Nov 9, 2017 20:29
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[Asia, Thailand] Cigarette buying age raised to 20

A toughened tobacco control law takes effect Tuesday, raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 20 and barring tobacco firms from indirect advertisements via corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:29
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[Massachusetts] Debate over smoking breaks out at woman’s funeral

In Quincy, Mass., Carol Tan Wong died of lung cancer. During his eulogy for his mother, Adrian Wong said “she was not a smoker. Not exposed to secondhand smoke. Never worked with chemicals. She was simply unlucky.” That’s when David Small, who was not i
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:20
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Trinity Health and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Partner to Reduce Tobacco Use with Focus on Raising Tobacco Age to 21

Hawaii and at least 140 cities and counties have enacted such laws. California's similar legislation, passed in March, was supported by both Trinity Health and the Campaign... Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2016 21:27
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi shuts 20 shops for tobacco rule violations

Municipality has shut 20 shops near mosques, educational institutions and residential areas for breaching rules and regulations and selling tobacco products...they should not be located within the premises of an educational, medical, sports, religious ins
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:01
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[Asia, Bahrain] Warning over smoking sheesha inside Ramadan tents

“This is the time of the year that people engage in smoking sheesha inside Ramadan tents as a habit, unfortunately under the pretext of spending the time in the joy of the season,” she said. “The painful truth is that these tents cause a major health pr
TradeArabia (bh)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:48
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[Iran] Christian Man Has Lips Burned With A Cigarette For Eating During Ramadan

A Christian man in Iran was sentenced by a judge to have his lips burned by a cigarette after he was found eating during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Inquisitr
added Jul 24, 2014 09:41
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