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[Africa] Tunisian sentenced to jail for smoking during Ramadan

A Tunisian court Monday sentenced to one month in prison a man who smoked a cigarette in public during the Muslim dawn-to-dusk holy fasting month of Ramadan, a spokesman said. The man was seen smoking outside the Bizerte courthouse by a judiciary offic
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 13, 2017 02:36
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[Africa] Tunisians demand the right to eat and drink during Ramadan as they protest against non-fasters being arrested

A protester in Tunis openly smokes a cigarette and holds a placard reading in French 'Why does it bother you if you fast and I eat?' during Ramadan on Sunday
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Retiree: I used to buy a carton of ciggies weekly

Goh added that he also turned towards spiritual help and the Penang Adventist Hospital’s stop smoking programme ‘Breathe Free’ to quit smoking. “Support from my family also helped me kick the habit. “I believe the most important factor to quit smoking
The Star (my)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:17
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[Asia, India] SHUKLA: Food, nay tobacco, for thought

unless we bring the affected community centre stage, alongside specialists and experts, we can happily (or rather sadly) keep on observing World No Tobacco Day forever.
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:45
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Fervent Prayers Delay Storm for Hours in Russia

Church members had planned a health expo...people were invited to reflect on the smoking habit by a big poster wall displaying pictures of celebrities who smoke. Children were then invited to throw darts at a target cigarette in the poster wall, as their
Adventist Review
added Jun 5, 2017 20:29
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[Senegal] Smoking: Africa Fights Back

"This is clearly the goal: Africans younger than 25 years of age represent a market of 700 million people," says Oumar Ndao. Recognizing the threat, the Senegalese government took action, voting in 2014 for anti-smoking legislation that is among the stri
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:40
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[Africa] Tunisians get jail terms for eating during Ramadan

A court in northern Tunisia handed one-month jail terms Thursday to four men for eating in public during the Muslim dawn-to-dusk fasting month...The four had been "eating and smoking in a public garden, a provocative act during Ramadan"
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:48
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Smokers encouraged to focus on health benefits of quitting during Ramadan

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic is encouraging tobacco smokers to use the opportunity to quit the habit and focus on living a healthier lifestyle. Every year during Ramadan, HMC’s Smoking Cessation Clinic receives hundreds of n
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 21, 2017 19:59
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[Asia, Pakistan] People who smoke, eat openly during Ramazan face 3-month imprisonment

The Senate Standing Committee on Religious Affairs on Wednesday unanimously approved the Ehtram-e-Ramazan (Amendment) Bill, 2017 under which fine for the hotel owners – violating the Ehtram-e-Ramazan Ordinance, 1981 – has been increased from Rs500 to Rs25
Express Tribune (pk)
added May 11, 2017 19:30
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[Pennsylvania] Why the Amish are uniquely qualified for a secondhand smoke study

What's more, the Amish mainly smoke cigars and pipes, which produce more harmful forms of secondhand smoke than cigarettes. And since everyone knows everyone in the Amish community, it was easier to track who had and hadn't been exposed.
PhillyVoice.com
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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