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[Africa, Kenya] Religious leaders hail ban on smoking in public

Religious leaders in Nakuru have welcomed a move to ban cigarette smoking in public premises. Their sentiments comes a day after the county Public Health Office banned smoking in public areas including schools, hospitals, churches, government offices amo
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:31
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[France] Paris terrorist who massacred Bataclan music lovers appears in French rap video and sings: 'You had to run first'

spotted rapping in a video from 2009. Omar Mostefai, then in his early 20s...An old friend described how he abandoned his life of petty crime and turned to religion...He had returned to his faith...He calmed down, he'd stopped drinking, he stopped smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 17, 2015 23:02
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] YAP: Smoking Is Smoking Whether Cigarettes, Shisha Or Vape

National Fatwa Council through its chairman Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dr. Abd Shukor Husin had declared electronic cigarettes as prohibited in Islam. It is classified as dangerous, wasteful and harmful to the health....All parties must work together to comba
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Nov 17, 2015 14:43
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[Cambodia] 'Exposing sex organs is a crime punishable by law': Angkor Wat introduces new code of tourist conduct that bans stripping naked, smoking and taking selfies with monks

The new code of conduct prohibits revealing clothing, smoking, and giving money to begging children
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 14, 2015 02:17
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[Asia, India] Raised eyebrows as Harbhajan Singh offers hookah to wedding guests

has courted another controversy by offering hookahs to guests during his marriage celebrations. Sikh organisations are up in arms against Bhajji, who allegedly violated Sikh religious norms by allowing the smoking of tobacco, which is forbidden in Sikhi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2015 09:05
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[Wisconsin] Faith-based shareholder groups confront e-cigarette companies

Religious groups that hold shares in Altria and Reynolds American this week called on the companies to test their products, including electronic cigarettes, for toxic chemicals and take other measures to protect the safety of consumers. Altria is the pa
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 31, 2015 14:22
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[Asia, Mid-east] Syrian refugees adapt to life in Iraqi UN camp controlled by Islamic State

The rules are clear in Al Obaidi in northern Iraq, the only United Nations refugee camp in Iraq operating in territory controlled by Islamic State. Women have to cover ... No alcohol or smoking is allowed.
Reuters
added Oct 29, 2015 21:31
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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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[South Dakota] Officials, Inmates Group Adjust Ceremonial Tobacco Policy

Attorneys for the South Dakota Department of Corrections and an organization of Native American inmates have agreed to some policy changes making it easier to get tobacco into the state penitentiary for inmates practicing Lakota religious ceremonies.
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Sep 30, 2015 16:26
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