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[Asia, India] POU: CHURCH and TOBACCO

The Church, as moral guardian of society, must wake up from its slumber and educate its members about the danger of using tobacco... Can the Church remain a silent spectator when a Hindu Priest (Yogi Adityanath), an underground group (Meiteis) and Govern
Morung Express (in)
added Mar 23, 2017 21:40
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[Iraq, Mid-east] 'Crucified' for smuggling cigarettes: Two men are publicly punished by ISIS fanatics for trying to bring tobacco into Mosul

Two men have been publicly crucified by ISIS for attempting to bring tobacco into Mosul. Footage shows the two men being punished in front of crowds after being charged with smuggling. They were reprimanded under the terror group's law, which states c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:29
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[Iraq, Mid-east] EXCLUSIVE: 'They made me wish I could die': Harrowing accounts of life under ISIS reveal teenager arrested for selling cigarettes narrowly escaped execution

They used different torture methods. Those who smoked, they cut their fingers.'...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2017 19:28
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis Park Board expands tobacco ban

By early May, Minneapolis residents and visitors will enjoy completely tobacco-free city parks, recreation facilities and buildings. The Park Board voted unanimously Wednesday to ban the use of all tobacco products at parks and park facilities. Official
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Mar 10, 2017 23:29
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The God portfolio: ‘Biblically responsible’ investors flock to biotech

A pair of index funds launched last week promise to filter out companies that don’t “align with biblical values.” That means no “sin stocks” that deal in alcohol, tobacco, or firearms. Instead, they’re exclusively investing in “inspiring” companies, acc
statnews.com
added Mar 9, 2017 15:58
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A Moscow Sharia Street Patrol Rankles Russians

Muslim vigilantes are posting online videos of themselves attempting to enforce Islamic law on other Muslims ...“Stop Haram,” the activists record themselves ordering people to stop smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol, chiding them for what they call
Vocativ
added Mar 7, 2017 12:50
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[Florida] NBCI JOINS COALITION TO HELP BLACKS LIVE TOBACCO FREE

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, has joined with CVS Health and the American Lung Association to help African American Communities in
South Florida/Broward (FL) Times
added Mar 3, 2017 03:45
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[Mid-east] Iraqi forces wage psychological war with jihadist corpses

"Do you know what smoking one, just one cigarette meant?" he asked. "Twenty-five lashes in a public square where people were forced to watch you suffer.
Reuters
added Feb 6, 2017 18:20
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[Texas] Prison chaplain admits taking bribes to smuggle tobacco

BEAUMONT, TEXAS A federal prison chaplain has admitted taking bribes from inmates in return for smuggling cigarettes and tobacco into the Southeast Texas facility. Eric S. Patrick of Nederland, Texas was chaplain at the maximum-security U.S. Penitentia
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 20, 2017 22:07
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Black Nazarene devotees reminded that Rizal Park is a No Smoking, No Littering Zone

A group promoting a trash-less “Traslacion” has reminded the followers of the Black Nazarene to faithfully observe the “no smoking, no littering” of Rizal Park where the night-long vigil will take place on January 8. The EcoWaste Coalition, a waste and
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:57
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