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[Portugal] 5-Year-Olds Are Smoking for Jesus [Video]

The Epiphany celebrations in a Portuguese village feature a tradition that each year causes an uproar among outsiders. This celebration involves five-year-olds smoking for Jesus. The annual event called The King’s Feast” raises questions and draws extens
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Jan 12, 2018 04:20
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[Portugal] Children as young as five are encouraged to SMOKE in centuries-old Portuguese tradition as Epiphany celebrations kick off around the world

The most striking images came from the village Vale de Salgueiro in Portugal which allows children to smoke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:54
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[Portugal] VIDEO: Epiphany event includes kids smoking

The Epiphany celebrations in the Portuguese village of Vale de Salgueiro feature a tradition that each year causes an outcry among outsiders: Parents encouraging their children, some as young as 5, to smoke cigarettes. Locals say the practice has been pa
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2018 15:00
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[Portugal] VIDEO: Epiphany event includes kids smoking

The Epiphany celebrations in the Portuguese village of Vale de Salgueiro feature a tradition that each year causes an outcry among outsiders: Parents encouraging their children, some as young as 5, to smoke cigarettes. Locals say the practice has been pa
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2018 15:00
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Madinah Hosts Anti-Smoking Event To Preserve City's Cleanliness

Al-Yamani stressed the importance of making Madinah smoke-free, especially around the Prophet’s Mosque. He recalled some of the actions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to preserve the city’s cleanliness, palm trees and birds.
Arab News (sa)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:45
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[Belgium] Health as a broader church

Speaking ahead of the event, Claire Fox said it could sometimes feel as though a new secular religious fervor had taken hold in terms of an obsessive public health agenda. “Behavior modification may have changed its form but guilt-inducing campaigns aga
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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[Africa, Vatican City] WASWANI: Will Vatican cigarette sale ban trigger war on tobacco use in Kenya?

Pope Francis’ voice and action of banning cigarrete (smoking) at the Vatican is a timely move that will boost the war on Tobacco consumption...In a country like Kenya where Christians often break biblical rules at will, it is likely that the Pope’s ban wi
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 13, 2017 05:46
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[Vatican City] No more Holy Smokes - Vatican bans sale of cigarettes

“The motive is very simple: the Holy See cannot be cooperating with a practice that is clearly harming the health of people,” spokesman Greg Burke said in a statement. He cited World World Health Organization (WHO) statistics that smoking causes more th
Reuters
added Nov 9, 2017 20:29
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[Italy, Vatican City] White Smoke From the Vatican? Not From Cigarettes

Selling discounted tobacco to employees and pensioners, without the increasingly stringent taxes imposed in surrounding Italy, has long been a source of revenue for the tiny Vatican City State. Many people in Rome have bought cigarettes through acquainta
New York Times
added Nov 9, 2017 19:59
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[Vatican City] Holy Smoke! Vatican to stop selling cigarettes in its shops

Pope Francis is saying "Just Say No" to cigarettes. The Vatican announced Thursday that it would no longer sell cigarettes to employees in its duty free shop and supermarket — giving up an estimated 10 million euros ($11 million) a year in profit.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 9, 2017 19:57
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