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[UK] Campaign to tackle underage smoking among young Muslims

A new campaign to tackle underage smoking among young Muslims across the district has been launched. A series of talks, which aim to deter youngsters from smoking at an early age, is being run by West Yorkshire Police as part of the campaign. Kirklees
Dewsbury Reporter (uk)
added Sep 19, 2015 19:12


Tobacco holds sway over the soul as much as it does the body. The qualities it takes in its various forms make it a near irresistible complement to the particular desire dominant in an individual’s soul. How we react to these forms says as much about our
First Things (The Institute on Religion and Public Life)
added Sep 19, 2015 17:38

HART: Forget Jeans, What Does Your Pastor Smoke?

Thankfully, my pastor smokes a pipe. I think this is so mainly because of finances. Pipes cost “pennies a bowl” to smoke. A decent cigar will cost you $4 to $5. What’s even better is that my pastor doesn’t chew tobacco: [Hosting the Conversation on Faith]
added Sep 19, 2015 17:31

[New Mexico] Ancestral Puebloans chewed tobacco, study finds

Researchers have discovered that ancestral Puebloans chewed small wads of fiber filled with tobacco, according to a recent paper published in the Journal of Field Archaeology. The authors also suggest that the tobacco may have been used for personal plea
Albuquerque Journal
added Sep 6, 2015 18:18

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RAZAK: Smoking out the truth about vaping

Even worse, if it is “haram”, what is there to “wait” for? It is incumbent on the Muslim personnel in the ministry to clarify what the “haram” ruling actually entails, to the minister. In short, there is no room for any delay in decision-making if the
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 19, 2015 09:57

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] E-Cigarette Haram, National Fatwa Council Rules

has ruled that smoking e-cigarettes are forbidden in Islam (haram), said its chairman, Profesor Emeritus Tan Sri Dr. Abd. Shukor Husin. He said the e-cigarettes are dangerous, wasteful and harmful to health, Utusan Malaysia reported.
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Aug 18, 2015 04:55

[Louisiana] Loyola U.-New Orleans wants to protect students from themselves

The policy was promoted through an informational campaign called “Let’s Share Clean Air,” and was “inspired by the Jesuit commitment to cura personalis, or ‘care of the entire person’.” Tweet This "At Loyola, we are committed to providing a safe, hea
Campus Reform (Leadership Institute)
added Aug 17, 2015 12:32

[Mid-east, Uae] The long read: smoking kills so why is Big Tobacco’s toxic business thriving in the Middle East?

Thirty-five years ago this month, worried executives at British Ame­rican Tobacco flew the company’s commercial partners in the Arab world to London for an urgent conference to discuss “Smoking and Health in the Middle East”.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11

[Africa, Malawi] "˜Even Jesus could not stop smoking," says Mutharika

has established a framework on the farming of tobacco told off all those people who are asking Malawian government to forget tobacco farming..."People have been smoking since time immemorial, even before Jesus Christ walked on this earth,” said Muthari
Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 30, 2015 05:47

[Asia, India] Gutka /Smoking kills 2500 daily, Jamia Nizamia fatwa says ‘Halal’ and ‘Jayaz’

our Islamic scholars are issuing a Fatwa that the ‘Income from Gutkha and Tobacco’ is ‘Halal’ and ‘Jayaz’. Some scholars are saying it as Makrooh and some are calling it as Karahat. How a thing that is destroying a Human body badly can be allowed in Isl
Siasat Daily (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:00
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