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[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

[Paraguay] Parsing the Pope’s Words (and Silences) to Hear His Messages in South America

in Paraguay, speaking before an audience including the nation’s president, Horacio Cartes, a conservative tobacco magnate who spent time in prison on fraud charges before entering politics, Francis denounced corruption, calling it “the gangrene of the peo
New York Times
added Jul 13, 2015 09:47

[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Smokers encouraged to quit during Ramadan

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic encourages tobacco smokers to use the fasting period during Ramadan as an opportunity to take the first steps towards quitting the habit and living a healthier lifestyle.
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Jul 8, 2015 10:30

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Ramadan project helps him kick smoking habit

next month will mark a year since the 53-year-old last lit up after he signed up for the Health Promotion Board's (HPB) Ramadan I Quit 28-day Countdown. Participants on the programme pledge to quit smoking for 28 days during the fasting month of Ramadan.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 7, 2015 22:35

[Asia, Philippines] Baclaran Church bans smoking within its premises starting July 31

Fr. Joseph O. Echano, rector of the “Novena Capital of the Philippines” said the decision to implement the “No Smoking” policy is in connection with the ongoing Year of Jubilee celebrated by the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (C.Ss.R.) worldwide,
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:47

[Turkey] Erdoğan slams 'so-called scientists' over smoking, alcohol habits

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed to relentlessly pursue his fight against smoking and alcohol consumption and criticized medical scientists and doctors who themselves smoke and drink alcohol even though it is scientifically proven that these habit
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:43
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