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Instagram documents rising hookah use

Social media is giving researchers insight into the rising use of hookah, according to a study from USC. Hookah, smoked through a water pipe and also known as shisha, has harmful health effects similar to cigarettes. But as cigarette use declined between
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 13, 2017 18:06
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Electronic cigarette use and indoor air quality in a natural setting

PM2.5 concentrations observed at the ECIG event were higher than concentrations reported previously in hookah cafés and bars that allow cigarette smoking. This study indicates that indoor ECIG use exposes non-users to secondhand ECIG aerosol. Regulatory b
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 13:59
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Electronic cigarette use and indoor air quality in a natural setting.

PM2.5 concentrations observed at the ECIG event were higher than concentrations reported previously in hookah cafés and bars that allow cigarette smoking. This study indicates that indoor ECIG use exposes non-users to secondhand ECIG aerosol. Regulatory
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 13:57
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TOC: January 2017, Volume 26, Issue 1

Secondhand hookah smoke: an occupational hazard for hookah bar employees / Estimating the size of illicit tobacco consumption in Brazil: findings from the global adult tobacco survey / More tobacco is used in cigarette tubes than is taxed as roll-your-own
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 13:54
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Correlates of Hookah Pipe Awareness and Perceived Harmfulness Among U.S. Adults

15.7% believe it is less harmful than cigarettes. This small proportion are mostly young, white, and college graduates. Targeted behavioral interventions will be necessary to increase individuals’ perceived risk, knowledge, and perceived harmfulness of h
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:59
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[Canada] Hookah lounges find niche audience in region

KITCHENER — Another hookah lounge has quietly popped up in Kitchener at the corner of King and Scott streets. The Babylon Restaurant and Lounge is one of five known hookah hubs, where water-pipes with non-tobacco shisha, can be smoked in Waterloo Region.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Dec 30, 2016 02:32
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[Canada] Hookah bar owners battle Toronto, Peel in court for right to let customers smoke

. Both say the fate of their businesses hinge on the outcome of a bylaw being contested in Ontario courts. Fatoos and Mehany are part of two separate groups of hookah bar owners fighting bylaws in Toronto and Peel Region that forbid hookah smoking. The T
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 14:08
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[New York] Study finds hookah tobacco labels are misleading

Label information on many hookah tobacco products is misleading and may be misinterpreted by consumers, according to new research on nicotine and pH levels in hookah tobacco. The study, led by Roswell Park Cancer Institute and UB scientists, has been pub
University of Buffalo
added Dec 22, 2016 15:54
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[Asia, India] ‘HOOKAH BARS WON’T DISAPPEAR IN SMOKE’

Hookah bar owners in the city have a hard time digesting the fact that their line of business has now been deemed illegal by the state government. The owners had invested lakhs in developing the infrastructure and ambience, after the Supreme Court had pe
Ahmedabad Mirror (in)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:11
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[Asia, India] GUJARAT CLEARS ORDINANCE BANNING HOOKAH BARS IN STATE

“The Gujarat cabinet today approved an ordinance to effect necessary amendments in the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) of 2003,” Minister of State for Home, Pradeepsinh Jadeja said in Gandhinagar. Once it comes into effect, those found
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:10
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