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[Washington] Snohomish Health District is looking for public comment on smoking proposal

The Snohomish Health District is currently seeking preliminary public comment ...Snohomish Health District proposes adding language to the local code to make it clear that the law applies to marijuana and hookah smoking, as well as to cigarettes.
Bothell (WA) Reporter
added Aug 29, 2014 14:03
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[Canada] BETWEEN: CITY OF VANCOUVER CLAIMANT AND: ABDOLABBAS ABDIANNIA CARRYING ON BUSINESS AS AHWAZ HOOKAH HOUSE AND ABDOLHAMiD MOHAMMADIAN, CARRYING ON BUSINESS AS PERSIA SMOKE SHOP, ALSO KNOWN AS PERSIAN TEA HOUSE DEFENDANTS (PDF)

I find both Defendants guilty as charged
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Aug 22, 2014 20:01
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[Canada] Two Vancouver hookah shop owners lose fight to allow smoking

Two Vancouver hookah shop owners have lost their fight to allow customers to smoke water pipes in their establishments following a B.C. provincial court ruling. The ruling, issued Monday, upholds the City of Vancouver’s bylaw prohibiting smoking in busi
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:52
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Legacy Urges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Place Restrictions on All Tobacco Products

The FDA Must Regulate Emerging Products With Particular Appeal to Youth Such as Little Cigars, Hookah and E-cigarettes
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 12, 2014 15:01
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She's got the vapors! Lindsay Lohan is smoking hot as she puffs on a water pipe swimming with goldfish in Greece

The 28-year-old actress got her fair share of smoke too as she was seen puffing on a glass-based water pipe or 'hookah' as it's called during her vacation on the Greek island of Mykonos.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 5, 2014 23:53
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[Washington] WSU team studying hookah addiction

WSU is still seeking participants. Volunteers must have smoked a hookah three or more times a week for the last two years and be willing to visit the lab twice weekly for 20 minutes. It’s worked with cigarette smokers, drug addicts and children who stutt
The Spokesman-Review
added Aug 4, 2014 11:30
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[Ohio] Cigars, hookah more popular than cigarettes among local high school students, survey shows

One in five high-school students in Cuyahoga County uses tobacco, with flavored cigars and hookah the most popular ways to smoke it, according to new data released Thursday by the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at Case Western Reserv
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Aug 4, 2014 04:21
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[Ohio] 2013 Cuyahoga County Youth Risk Behavior Survey Tobacco Use (PDF)

Local Teens Smoking Cigars, Hookahs The good news: Cigarette smoking among local teens is down. The bad news: Cigar and hookah smoking is up. Read the latest research findings.
Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods
added Aug 4, 2014 04:13
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[Turkey] Minister: Hookah smoking to face measures as tough as cigarette smoking

Turkish Minister of Health Mehmet Müezzinoğlu said that the hookah (water pipe), described as hazardous to health as cigarettes, will be subject to regulations as strict as those for cigarette smoking to decrease its consumption.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:52
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[Turkey] Limitations on hookah smoking on the way, minister says

Turkey’s government will introduce harsher limitations on the consumption of hookah, widely known as “nargile” in Turkey, Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has said, warning that hookah smoking is as dangerous as other tobacco products.
Hurriyet (tr)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:51
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