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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

[UK] Prison chaplain ditches old Bibles with thin pages because inmates keep smoking them

Tobacco ban led to numerous inmates suddenly converting to Christianity. Push for smoke-free prisons already being blamed for rise in violence and self-harm in some jails.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:06

[UK] Smoking ban is blamed for huge rise in violence in prisons as black-market tobacco sells for £150 an ounce and inmates use BIBLES to roll illicit cigarettes

Prisoners are turning to Christianity in jail after discovering that pages from the Bible are suitable for rolling cigarettes, it has been claimed. Inmates are said to have found the texture is perfect for rolling cigarettes made of tobacco or mixtures
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:03

[Guam, Micronesia] Lawsuit: Priest lured boys into homosexual lifestyle, smoking

The complaint states Brouillard's strategies to gain access to S.S. and other boys included allowing the boys to smoke tobacco, and rewarding them by often taking them out to McDonald's or other restaurants.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:54

[Russia] A Revolutionary Attack on Tobacco: Bolshevik Antismoking Campaigns in the 1920s

Although Lenin and the Bolsheviks brought the first communist government to the world, they were not the first to attempt antitobacco legislation in Russia. Indeed, Russia had the distinction of having maintained the longest ban in the world against the w
American Journal of Public Health
added Oct 13, 2017 06:34

[Minnesota] Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco wins Upper Midwest Emmy

was named Best Topical Documentary of the year at the Upper Midwest Emmy awards gala in Bloomington, Minn. A collaboration between ClearWay Minnesota and Twin Cities PBS, the program explores tobacco use by American Indians in Minnesota.
PR Newswire
added Oct 11, 2017 19:48

Chemical pick's books hint at faith-based view of science

Michael Dourson, President Trump's pick to lead U.S. EPA's chemical safety office...Dourson led Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment... In 1999, he co-authored a study paid for by the tobacco industry that downplayed the health impacts of secondhand
E&E News
added Oct 4, 2017 19:56

apply now: ‘reinvent the reel’ grants will support groups to get smoking off movie screens

Truth Initiative and Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic healthcare systems in the country, will award approximately 10 “Reinvent the Reel” grants of up to $2,500 each. The grants will support youth-serving groups that will educate and engage you
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:57

[Africa, Malawi] NZANGAYA: Public smoking, a violation of non-smokers’ health rights

In Malawi walking a distance of about 500 meters without inhaling tobacco smoke due to smoking in open places is, for Christian non-smokers, as precious as being told by Christ himself that your sins have been forgiven and forgotten and you are part of P
Malawi24 (mw)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:18

[North Carolina] Letter: No salvation in clean air?

Where is Healthy Rowan with all of their professionals?...Here are some of the “quotes” I’ve heard from preachers, deacons, Sunday school teachers and churchgoers....“It ain’t never been proved that secondhand smoke hurts anybody.”
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Aug 27, 2017 07:31
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