Posts tagged "cigarettes"

You Are What You Inhale?

Elissa Lerner: Plenty of confusing news about dietary laws lately. First, there was the whole lox fiasco, claiming that the beloved Jewish bagel topping was not kosher due to parasites in salmon. Unfortunately, few news organizations noticed when that was debunked two days later. Bigger news though. Cigarettes may contain pig’s blood!Thanks to Dutch research, Muslims, Jews and even vegetarians now...

Daily Links 20 December 2004

Don’t Bum to the Monks Thailand’s National Buddhism Office has proposed that Thai cigarette packs carry an additional consumer warning, that “‘Donating cigarettes to monks is a sin.’” If the Wall Ain’t Broke Florida State Senator Daniel Webster said last week that he is “exploring the possibility” of proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal Florida’s separation of church...