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[Africa, Vatican City] WASWANI: Will Vatican cigarette sale ban trigger war on tobacco use in Kenya?

Pope Francis’ voice and action of banning cigarrete (smoking) at the Vatican is a timely move that will boost the war on Tobacco consumption...In a country like Kenya where Christians often break biblical rules at will, it is likely that the Pope’s ban wi
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 13, 2017 05:46
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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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[Italy, Vatican City] White Smoke From the Vatican? Not From Cigarettes

Selling discounted tobacco to employees and pensioners, without the increasingly stringent taxes imposed in surrounding Italy, has long been a source of revenue for the tiny Vatican City State. Many people in Rome have bought cigarettes through acquainta
New York Times
added Nov 9, 2017 19:59
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[Vatican City] Holy Smoke! Vatican to stop selling cigarettes in its shops

Pope Francis is saying "Just Say No" to cigarettes. The Vatican announced Thursday that it would no longer sell cigarettes to employees in its duty free shop and supermarket — giving up an estimated 10 million euros ($11 million) a year in profit.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 9, 2017 19:57
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[Belgium] Health as a broader church

Speaking ahead of the event, Claire Fox said it could sometimes feel as though a new secular religious fervor had taken hold in terms of an obsessive public health agenda. “Behavior modification may have changed its form but guilt-inducing campaigns aga
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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[UK] Prison chaplain ditches old Bibles with thin pages because inmates keep smoking them

Tobacco ban led to numerous inmates suddenly converting to Christianity. Push for smoke-free prisons already being blamed for rise in violence and self-harm in some jails.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:06
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[UK] Smoking ban is blamed for huge rise in violence in prisons as black-market tobacco sells for £150 an ounce and inmates use BIBLES to roll illicit cigarettes

Prisoners are turning to Christianity in jail after discovering that pages from the Bible are suitable for rolling cigarettes, it has been claimed. Inmates are said to have found the texture is perfect for rolling cigarettes made of tobacco or mixtures
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:03
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[Guam, Micronesia] Lawsuit: Priest lured boys into homosexual lifestyle, smoking

The complaint states Brouillard's strategies to gain access to S.S. and other boys included allowing the boys to smoke tobacco, and rewarding them by often taking them out to McDonald's or other restaurants.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:54
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[Russia] A Revolutionary Attack on Tobacco: Bolshevik Antismoking Campaigns in the 1920s

Although Lenin and the Bolsheviks brought the first communist government to the world, they were not the first to attempt antitobacco legislation in Russia. Indeed, Russia had the distinction of having maintained the longest ban in the world against the w
American Journal of Public Health
added Oct 13, 2017 06:34
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[Minnesota] Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco wins Upper Midwest Emmy

was named Best Topical Documentary of the year at the Upper Midwest Emmy awards gala in Bloomington, Minn. A collaboration between ClearWay Minnesota and Twin Cities PBS, the program explores tobacco use by American Indians in Minnesota.
PR Newswire
added Oct 11, 2017 19:48
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