Muslims urged to quit smoking in time for Ramadan

MUSLIMS are being urged to quit smoking in time for Ramadan.
The religious event, which takes place around July 20, is one of the most important months in the Islamic calendar.
Muslim adults refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours, and this includes smoking and using other tobacco products such as hookah or shisha.
Janet Walton, NHS East Lancashire head of public health development, said: “We are encouraging people to plan ahead and contact the stop smoking service in order to be quit in time for Ramadan.”
In East Lancashire, Quitsquad, provided by Lancashire Care Foundation... read more

 
15 June 2012 in Regional North West , Views: 1
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