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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] YAP: Smoking Is Smoking Whether Cigarettes, Shisha Or Vape

National Fatwa Council through its chairman Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dr. Abd Shukor Husin had declared electronic cigarettes as prohibited in Islam. It is classified as dangerous, wasteful and harmful to the health....All parties must work together to comba
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Nov 17, 2015 14:43

[Florida] A moment for rebuttal: Busting smoking myths

“I’m only a social smoker.” In honor of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held on the third Thursday of November each year, here’s a rebuttal to some of that smoke you’ve been blowing.
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34

[UK] DUNT: Comment: Banning smoking in prisons is a threat to public health

The anti-smoking movement has always been hysterical and unhinged. But now it has become a threat to public health.... The health risk to the public from a prison system which tries to deal with widespread disorder while sustaining severe cuts to its fun (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 16:01

The Real Reason Behind Public Smoking Bans

Public health officials have long argued the bans are meant to eliminate dangers from secondhand, or "sidestream smoke," reduce the environmental impact of cigarette butts and to keep young, impressionable children from picking up on bad habits. Makes se
added Jul 9, 2013 22:30

[India] Passive smoking affects 40% Chennai kids

Nearly 40 per cent of children in the city are exposed to passive smoking which makes them vulnerable to cancer as they inhale the toxic smoke at home from their fathers, says a survey conducted by Adyar Cancer Institute (ACI).
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Jul 16, 2012 11:35

[UK] Shisha cafe plans in East Finchley deferred

Barnet Council’s planning committee decided tonight to let the owners of Oasis Café, in Church Lane, have more time to develop their proposal, so they could address concerns about smell. The café wants to develop its outdoor area so 43 people can smoke s
This is Local London (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 14:57

[Nebraska] Cigar bar bill advances in Legislature

Lawmakers advanced a bill (LB118) with that intent Wednesday, and will need to vote twice more before it reaches the governor's desk to be signed into law. Supporters hope the move will address a Nebraska Supreme Court ruling that undid cigar bars' exemp
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 4, 2015 15:29

UCLA Recieves $3M to Combat Secondhand Smoke in L.A. Apartment Buildings

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat the effects of secondhand smoke on low-income Latino and black families living in Los Angeles-area apartment buildings,
added Oct 1, 2014 14:19

[Malaysia] Smoke gets into everything

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death around the world. The power to prevent this from occurring is in your hands.
The Star (my)
added Jul 16, 2012 05:18

[Canada] Reefer madness: Dealing with marijuana-smoking neighbours

The key to any claim for bylaw breaches, from smoking marijuana to noise, is gathering evidence. Dates, times, and particulars relating to the alleged violation are critical.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:03
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