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[Pennsylvania] Secondhand Smoke Ups Heart Disease in Unique Group of Female Nonsmokers – Amish Women

The research, conducted in a Pennsylvania Amish community where virtually no women smoke, found that women who were exposed to secondhand smoke had a greater risk for cardiovascular disease, while men exposed to secondhand smoke tended to have a higher bo
Newswise
added May 9, 2017 13:44
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[Burma/Myanmar] Smoking ban on pagodas in Mandalay

Public Health Foundation chair Dr Than Sein said that three pagodas in Mandalay will be defined as no-smoking zones to protect visitors paying homage. He was speaking on Wednesday at a workshop on establishing smoke-free areas.
Myanmar Times (mm)
added May 5, 2017 20:35
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[Iraq, Mid-east] After ISIS, Smoking Openly to Feel Free

Just over a week after the terror group was flushed out of his hometown, Mr. Saleh was making a visual statement. He wanted people to know that he’s a smoker, a crime that until recently would have earned him 20 lashes.
New York Times
added Apr 22, 2017 22:44
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'Smoking Equals Freedom’ to Iraqis Liberated From ISIS / Villagers defied ISIS by smoking cigarettes

Callimachi said that although she is a "California girl through and through" who hates secondhand smoke, she said it was "obvious that smoking for this man [equals] freedom." "That's when Mohamed began describing the lengths he took to find cigarettes u
Washington Free Beacon
added Apr 20, 2017 18:48
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking advocate calls for a smoke-free Holy Week

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) has appealed to Filipinos to shun smoking this Holy Week. “We are hoping that Filipinos would consider not smoking, at least, when they observe the Holy Week traditions,” said NVAP president Emer Rojas.
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Apr 17, 2017 17:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking advocate calls for a smoke-free Holy Week

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) has appealed to Filipinos to shun smoking this Holy Week. “We are hoping that Filipinos would consider not smoking, at least, when they observe the Holy Week traditions,” said NVAP president Emer Rojas.
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:13
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[China] Chinese official demoted 'for not smoking in front of Muslims'

A notice from the Hotan district government over the weekend accused Jelil Matniyaz, a village-level secretary for the ruling Communist party in the far-western region, of being afraid to smoke before religious figures. "His behaviour of 'not daring' to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 00:03
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Catholics and the Supreme Court

Justice Scalia was one of six Catholic justices, and while Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch worships at an Episcopalian church, he was raised Catholic and attended Georgetown Prep in Washington, D.C., before embarking on his extraordinary legal career.
The National Catholic Register
added Apr 7, 2017 19:46
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Many still ignore national fatwa ban on smoking

described the Muslims who did so as not having any brain. “They not only threw away cigarette butts all over the place and dirtied the mosque, they were also unaware that what was decided as unlawful could not be brought into the mosque.” In his weekly M
Rakyat Post (my)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:51
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[Massachusetts] Debate over smoking breaks out at woman’s funeral

In Quincy, Mass., Carol Tan Wong died of lung cancer. During his eulogy for his mother, Adrian Wong said “she was not a smoker. Not exposed to secondhand smoke. Never worked with chemicals. She was simply unlucky.” That’s when David Small, who was not i
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:20
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