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[Asia, India] On Abhishek Bachchan's Smoking Scene In Manmarziyaan, Director Says "We Were Guided By Sikhs"

Addressing the Sikh community's outburst regarding a scene in which Abhishek Bachchan's character removes his turban to smoke a cigarette, the director said that they were guided by over 150 people on the sets of the film, all of whom were Sikhs. He also
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:20
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[New York] Catholic Charities takes on e-cigarettes

Catholic Charities of Fulton & Montgomery Counties is taking on new health issues these days on the e-cigarette front, as adult cigarette smoking remains well above the state average in both counties. The city-based agency is in the last year of a $1.3
Gloversville (NY) Leader-Herald
added Sep 19, 2018 20:21
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[Africa, Nigeria] Beverly Osu Defends “Nun” Pictures: Reverend Fathers And Sisters Smoke

replied to critics of her recent pictures where she poses as a nun. In some of the pictures, she wears a nun outfit and holds a cigarette in her hand. According to her, the church has not established smoking as a sin and advises critics to focus on othe
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:06
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Group suing Utah over medical marijuana initiative no longer says it would violate Mormon religious beliefs

If Proposition 2 is approved by voters, the lawsuit says, medical marijuana users would be elevated above tobacco users under the law. “The creation of a class of cannabis-using tenants who cannot be denied housing by Utah property owners and who are fre
Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 26, 2018 18:32
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[Russia] MEMES MOCKING RELIGION HAVE STUDENT FACING FIVE YEARS IN PRISON

Daniil Markin, 19, first spoke out about the case against him last month, in solidarity with Maria Motuznaya, another Russian facing a legal punishment for posting memes such as one featuring nuns smoking with the caption “quickly, while God isn’t lookin
Newsweek
added Aug 24, 2018 11:46
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[Florida] EXCLUSIVE: Tom Cruise's son Connor is following in his father's footsteps as he moves into Scientology's religious retreat The Sandcastle, an exclusive resort-style complex in Clearwater for church VIPs

Connor is often seen smoking on Sandcastle's waterfront deck... Despite being a chain-smoker, Connor - who is reported to have battled weight problems in the past - now lives a healthy life and often orders expensive gluten free meals at the Scientology r
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 02:24
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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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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

by misrepresenting American Indian traditions, values and beliefs to market and sell their products for profit. Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and counter-mar
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:20
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Inmate Gets OK To File 2nd Complaint Over Tobacco Ban ($$)

a Missouri federal judge found that “numerous defects” render a plaintiff unlikely to succeed on his claim that the rights of Native American inmates were violated when the Missouri Department of Corrections instituted a policy prohibiting tobacco (Scotty
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 23, 2018 18:30
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[Israel] Female IDF soldiers banned from removing bras, smoking & wearing white due to religious soldiers

The Israel Defense Force’s “modesty rules” which ban female soldiers from wearing white shirts, removing their bras and smoking near men to prevent “womanly temptation” for religious soldiers is infuriating its targets. Israel’s Women’s Network has report
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jul 20, 2018 03:07
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