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Malaysian Authorities Have Been Raiding Vape Shops

Health officials are busting down the doors of shops and raiding shelves. Dealers are hawking goods out of the trunks of cars in parking lots. Religious bodies are declaring a moral scourge. What is this plight that has descended on the southeast Asian na
Vice.com
added Mar 17, 2016 13:15
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[Asia, India] Liquor, Cigarettes Offered to This God 'From Africa' in Karwar

The annual jatra of Khapri temple in Karwar city attracts thousands of devotees. Apart from flowers and fruits, the devotees also offer liquor and cigarettes to Lord Khapri. They also sacrifice goats and chicken during the jatra.
New Indian Express (in)
added Mar 14, 2016 00:56
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[New York] Spare Times for March 4-10

Museum at Eldridge Street: ‘After Hours: Beyond the Facade Art and Architecture Tour’ Why does a 19th-century Torah ark have hands carved in the sign of the Vulcan salute? And why does the reader’s lectern have a secret compartment for snuff and chewing t
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2016 04:09
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How the Russian Orthodox Church is backing Vladimir Putin's new world order

After the fall of the Soviet Union the Church received special privileges, including the right to import alcohol and tobacco free of duty. It made massive amounts of money as a result through a string of companies
Christian Today (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 01:39
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Ethiopian capital implements ban on public smoking

The move will make the capital Addis Ababa the second Ethiopian city to enforce the law after north Ethiopia’s Mekelle city, which put the law into effect in January last year. The law which came to effect nearly two years after approved in parliament i
Sudan Tribune (fr)
added Feb 18, 2016 22:56
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Suspected Zanu-PF Youths Kidnap, Assault Vapostori Worshipers, Force Them to Sniff Tobacco

Ten suspected Zanu PF youths were on Sunday arrested after they kidnapped and assaulted vapostori worshipers who were conducting their night prayers at a mountain near Murahwa Hill Nature Reserve, saying the place was "sacred". The youths had been campin
All-Africa.com
added Feb 13, 2016 22:04
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Cora Jakes Coleman Questions If God Told Le'Andria Johnson to Pass Out Cigarettes, Condoms

Would God really tell Grammy Award winning gospel singer and pastor Le'Andria Johnson to minister to prostitutes by giving them cigarettes and condoms?... After catching wind of the Oxygen show "Preachers Of Atlanta," Coleman admits that her spirit was t
Christian Post
added Feb 11, 2016 19:36
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[Afghanistan, Asia] Kunduz Residents Live in Fear of Taliban’s Return

As a sign of their confidence, the Taliban recently issued an edict that they said applied to all of Kunduz Province and was a direct throwback to their harsh rule...They also insisted on an end to the use of tobacco, drugs and alcohol, and a ban on “vulg
New York Times
added Feb 7, 2016 16:09
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[Georgia] 'Preachers of Atlanta' Pastor Gives Condoms, Cigarettes to Those in Need

for the two stars of Oxygen’s “Preachers of Atlanta,” it’s evidence of a way to reach folks who may be put off by church. “20 cigarettes, 20 people smoking them… they all came to church,” Pastor Le’Andria Johnson told theGrio regarding her attempt to brea
Electronic Urban Report (EUR)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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[Asia, India] Gurgaon Police aim to make city tobacco-free by banning sales within 100 metres of schools and religious places

With the latest amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act under Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), Gurgaon police have launched a pilot project, in collaboration with an NGO and a private hospital, to make the city tobacco-free.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:05
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