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[Sudan North] Sudan Scholars: ‘Tobacco not allowed in Islam’

Sheikh Mohamed Osman Saleh, head of the Sudanese Scholars Corporation told the state-owned Sudan News Agency (SUNA) last week that tobacco is forbidden in Islam. The use of tobacco is no less dangerous and evil than the use of drugs, Saleh said. He dem
Radio Dabanga (ss)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:23
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Subra: Up to states to ban sale of e-cigs and vapes

While the Health Ministry is responsible for regula­ting electronic cigarettes and vapes that contain nicotine, it is up to the individual states to ban the sale and use of such products...said at present, there were states, like Johor, that have already
The Star (my)
added Jan 2, 2017 16:52
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[UK] WHP apologise for picturing a Hindu god smoking and drinking in a promo picture

Elrow has caused controversy after they pictured a Hindu god smoking and drinking to announce a Bollywood themed night. In the announcement of the night at the Albert Hall in Manchester, it’s been accused of cultural appropriation, and has since apologi
The Tab
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smoke-free Christmas parties pushed

Antitobacco advocates are urging the public to keep their Christmas parties smoke-free by steering clear of cigarettes altogether. “As we go to our string of Christmas get-togethers and parties, let us keep them smoke-free. It will not only be a good gi
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:34
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Minnesota American Indians tell their tobacco stories in new documentary Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco premieres November 13 on tpt's MN Channel

Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco features dozens of Minnesota American Indians telling their tobacco stories and discussing how tobacco traditions were corrupted by the commercial tobacco industry. Coproduced by ClearWay Minnesota and Twin Cities PBS, the progra
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2016 17:38
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[Iraq, Mid-east] VIDEO: Crucifixions and vice patrols show Islamic State maintains Mosul grip

"I saw some of the Hisba elements of Daesh (Islamic State) checking people's beards and clothes and looking for smokers".
Reuters
added Nov 9, 2016 22:36
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[Canada, New York] Cree Elder facing tobacco smuggling charge says Canadian border agents ‘took away my prayer’

Cree Elder Johnny Grant was detained at the Cornwall customs border post after he was found with several pouches of pipe tobacco he says he purchased for $360 on the U.S. side of Akwesasne on Sept. 10, a day before his 72nd birthday.
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) (ca)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14
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[Missouri] BIRR: Democrats Are Fighting Each Other Over Tobacco Tax Hike

“In one hidden line, the makers of Amendment 3 are undermining our American ideal of protecting religion and democracy,” Jeffrey Mittman, executive director of ACLU-Missouri, told Riverfront Times. “Amendment 3 is a dangerous Trojan Horse that violates t
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 2, 2016 04:53
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iraqi in wheelchair makes risky escape from Islamic State

"I am smoking for the first time in so long," said one of the men smiling, recalling how cigarettes were banned under jihadist rule. A violation meant 50 public whippings.
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2016 20:48
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[Mississippi] Eubanks: Cigars with The Smokin' Hot Ladies Club

I finally found the October meeting place of The Smokin’ Hot Ladies Club. Almost as soon as I walked in, I was offered a White Russian. These gals are all right.... They just lit their pipes, cigars and cigarillos and began to talk. And they didn't jus
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Oct 29, 2016 01:14
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