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[Europe] FREAKY FRIDAY The most bizarre superstitions from around the world revealed on Friday 13th

In Northern and Eastern Europe (Lithuania included) there's a belief that a sailor dies every time a cigarette is lit by a candle. It's said that this particular superstition is born from the fact that sailors used to make extra money on the side by se
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2018 17:47
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KANSAS CITY CATHOLICS DONATE NICOTINE GUM TO INMATES AS MISSOURI PRISONS NOW DECLARED SMOKE-FREE!!!

In an EXCLUSIVE TKC INTERVIEW Fr. Nick Charles O'Donahue Farley of the Midtown KC Our Lady Of Perpetual Suffering Church explained the effort . . . "Addiction is an affliction and we are offering this assistance to children of God in suffering no ma
Tony's Kansas City (blog)
added Apr 3, 2018 15:36
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The Fight to Keep Tobacco Sacred

She is helping lead a movement within her tribe, the Minnesota-based White Earth Nation, to boost traditional tobacco use. This shift is not just for the sake of rebuilding a vanishing tradition; it is part of a surprising strategy to tamp down the tribe’
Scientific American
added Mar 29, 2018 14:11
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Make cleanliness part of holiness, Holy Week pilgrims urged

Limpin said that having a smoke-free environment would lessen the threat of smoke-related diseases to second-hand smokers. “Tobacco smoke contains toxic and poisonous chemicals, including cancer-causing substances, which can pose harm and death to both
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:11
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[Cuba, Spain] The Converted Jews Who Played Their Part in Europe's Love of Tobacco

When the expulsion of the Jews was announced, De Torres converted to Christianity in order to save himself; he thus became a converso...De Torres tried smoking the tobacco and apparently became the first European to smoke a cigarette. He and his fellow s
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 18, 2018 01:20
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[Florida] MENDELSOHN: Taking a stand against hookah smoking on Passover, or anytime

Even the Jewish organizations on campus are jumping on the bandwagon, planning events with catchy slogans like a "Purim in Persia with 69 flavors" and "Hookah in the Sukkah" to entice students to participate in their programs. And now that Passover is aro
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 13, 2018 04:26
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[Saudi Arabia, UK] DORSEY: Smoking And Drinking: Churchill Sets An Example Today’s Western Leaders Can Learn From – Analysis

Enjoying tobacco and alcohol is certain not to have featured in Ms. May’s talks this week with Prince Mohammed. Human rights...in Yemen did. In contrast to Mr. Churchill, who, perhaps insensitively and arrogantly, refused to compromise on his principles a
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:24
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Bulgaria’s Deputy PM Simeonov calls Russian Patriarch “cigarette billionaire” and “second-class KGB cop”

Deputy Prime Minister Valery Simeonov, known as loose cannon, attacked the Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, calling him a “cigarette bishop” and a “second-class cop”. Simeonov is leader of the “National Front for Salvation of Bulgaria” (NFSB),
BulgarianPresidency.eu (bg)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:33
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LETTER TO WALT DISNEY Re: Fox Searchlight movies(PDF)

Dear Mr. Iger: As investors representing $556 billion... Summary We propose the following steps to manage the public health risk posed by the Fox film acquisition, which align with recommendations from global health experts: (1) Extend The Walt D
Seventh Generation Interfaith CRI
added Apr 26, 2018 02:57
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Two Muslims asylum seekers win High Court case as judge rules that allowing smoking and forcing them to pray by toilets at UK immigration detention centre breached their human rights

Mr Rahman had also complained about the smoky atmosphere caused when detainees lit cigarettes in cells... The judge concluded that legislation barred smoking in immigration removal centre cells. He said regulations would have to be amended for smoking to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:08
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