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[Syria, USA] AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Republican debate

"Why should we be letting people smoke their cigars in their comfortable chairs in Raqqa?" THE FACTS: Carson is not likely to find IS fighters lounging with cigars in Raqqa, their de facto capital in Syria. The group has imposed a strict smoking ban throu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2016 22:55
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia struggles with decision on vaping boom

Malaysia faces two additional problems. One is that amid pressure from Muslim leaders and some health activists, bans on e-cigarettes have already been announced in several of the country's 13 states...second problem is that the rapid growth of vaping has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jan 14, 2016 12:49
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Ban on vape sale an apt move

the decision made by many state governments not to allow the sale of vape products has been seen as a very apt and relevant move. This is because the health risks and effects of vaping using the e-cigarettes, especially among the young people, know no rel
Rakyat Post (my)
added Jan 11, 2016 16:59
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Cigarettes not banned because of Malay MPs smoking in Parliament? Group asks

Frustrated with the ban on vaping in several states, a business group has challenged the authorities to similarly prohibit cigarettes. Pertubuhan Ikatan Usahawan Kecil dan Sederhana Malaysia (Ikhlas) president Mohd Ridzuan Abdullah noted that a fatwa was
Malay Mail (my)
added Jan 8, 2016 21:31
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Friday sermon warns against evils of vaping

In a text that was prepared by Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) to be read at mosques throughout the state, the sermon said vaping brought more harm than good to the society. The sermon said vaping never helped smokers to kick the habit, but
The Star (my)
added Jan 8, 2016 15:09
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[Asia-pacific] 'Un-Islamic' e-cigarette habit catches like fire in Malaysia

“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 Jan 2, 2016 16:16
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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
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[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
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[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
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