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'Un-Islamic' vaping catches fire in Malaysia amid govt backlash

"Vaping" is soaring in popularity in Malaysia, the largest e-cigarette market in the Asia-Pacific region, but authorities are threatening to ban the habit for health reasons -- a move that has sparked anger from growing legions of aficionados. Backing a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 30, 2015 17:23

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Malaysia's Fatwa Council declares electronic cigarettes as 'haram'

Malaysia's National Fatwa Council has declared the use of electronic cigarettes as "haram" or forbidden for Muslims. Its chairman Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Abdul Shukor Husin announced this on Monday (Dec 21) night after chairing a special council meetin
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 22, 2015 23:06

[Asia-pacific, UK] Islamic fatwa declared on e-cigs: Vaping is forbidden for Muslims, declares chief Malaysian cleric

Earlier this month, it emerged that a type of e-cigs will soon be available on the NHS for smokers trying to quit alongside patches and gums. A review recently declared them 95 per cent safer than the real thing.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 22, 2015 22:15
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] 'Smoking e-cigarette or vape is 'haram' - National Fatwa Council

The National Fatwa Council Monday decided that smoking e-cigarette or vape is ‘haram’. The matter was confirmed by NFC chairman Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Abdul Shukor Husin at a press conference after a special meeting here last night.
Astro AWANI (Channel 501) (my)
added Dec 22, 2015 05:38

[Asia, Malaysia] Fatwa Council declares e-cigarettes and vape 'haram'

The National Fatwa Council has declared the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping as haram for Muslims. Based on scientific studies and findings, council chairman Tan Sri Dr Abdul Shukor Husin said they had found that the vaping trend would not bring b
The Star (my)
added Dec 22, 2015 05:37

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Banning vape or e-cigarettes a religious issue, says Jainab

Leave the issue on the banning of vape or e-cigarette in the state to the Sabah Islamic Religious Affairs Department (JHEAINS), said Community Development and Consumer Affairs minister, Datuk Jainab Ahmad Ayid....said the issue is a religious one and the
Borneo Post (my)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:35

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the 'bromance' of Tom Cruise and Scientology leader David Miscavige: How they gamble and smoke cigars together and share a special language - but Miscavige secretly recorded the movie star

DM's got this huge cigar humidor in the lounge, which is just a pretense for Cruise. They'd be smoking away. 'I offered DM a cigar when Cruise wasn't there and he said: "I don't even like those things, you can still smell them three days later." 'It was a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:22

[Mid-east, Syria, UK] Cigarettes kill, and so do we: Islamic State launch anti-smoking campaign

BARMY I.S. jihadists are launching an anti-smoking campaign - warning militants that lighting up can kill. The evil terror group - infamous for beheading hostages and murdering innocent civilians - urged followers to ditch fags or risk filling their lun
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:20

[Asia] Daesh in new anti-smoking campaign in Syria

many residents smoke in private homes, paying astronomical sums of money to smuggle cigarettes...has ordered an anti-smoking campaign on the billboards of al-Raqqa and in their online propaganda—testimony, if anything, t
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:20

[Kenya] Public smokers in Nakuru to pay Sh50,000 fine in new law

According to Samwel Kingori, the county’s public health chief officer, smokers will no longer be allowed to enjoy their puffs in places like schools, parks and public offices and institutions. Interestingly, King’ori includes churches in his list of pla (ke)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:30
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