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No more cigarettes in Vatican
 
(Vatican City, Nov 10, 2017): Pope Francis is saying "Just Say No" to cigarettes.The Vatican announced today that it would no longer sell cigarettes to employees in its duty free shop and supermarket giving up an estimated 10 million euros (USD 11 million) a year in profits.

The Vatican said Francis took the decision because "the Holy See cannot contribute to an activity that clearly damages the health of people." A statement cited World Health Organization data finding that smoking is the cause of more than 7 million deaths annually around the globe.

A 2015 book based on leaked Vatican documents, "Avarice," reported that cigarette sales bring in an estimated 10 million euros a year to the Vatican City State and are the second-most important source of income after tax-free gas sales. (AP)


China to enshrine Xi's name in state constitution
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh protest repatriation move
US' Strong Retort After Pak PM's "No Case Against Hafiz Sahib" Statement
Prime Mum-ister: New Zealand PM says she's having a baby
Hafiz Saeed should be prosecuted to fullest extent of law: US
52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire
No action can be taken against Hafiz Saeed: Pakistan PM
Trump reveals 'Fake News' award winners
N Korea agrees to send 550-member delegation to Winter
France, Britain to announce new migrant treaty: Macron
'7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot'
Japan broadcaster mistakenly flashes missile alert
North Korea calls Trump nuclear button boast the 'bark of a rabid dog'
Rocket lands in Indian Embassy premises in Kabul, no casualties: MEA
I am not a 'racist', says Trump
Plane skids off Turkish runway and plunges towards sea
Saudi women attend football game for the first time
Trump cancels working visit to UK over 'bad' new US embassy
Ecuador confirms it granted citizenship to Assange
US could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate accord: Trump
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
I never sexually assaulted my daughter, says Woody Allen
 (Los Angeles, Jan 19, 2018): Filmmaker Woody Allen has dismissed his adoptive daughter, Dylan  
Watch short film titled 'Oru Marunadan Pranayakadha' by Mumbai Malayalees
Madhavan talks about the "greatest award" he received
24 hours sports radio channel launched
KERALA NEWS
Youth Congress assaults youth who questioned Chennithala
 (Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19, 2018, DG): A youth who questioned Opposition leader Ramesh Chenn
No investigation into Dileep's complaint
Housewife murdered in Kasargod
Achuthanandan praises Congress
NATIONAL NEWS
Former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel to be Madhya Pradesh's governor
 (NEW DELHI, Jan 19, 2018):Former Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel will take over as the
Congress will revoke my suspension, says Mani Shankar Aiyar
EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs
Two civilians killed as Pakistan targets civilian areas, BoPs
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