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[Africa, Ethiopia] Flavoured Hookah Tobacco is Still Tobacco, Only Flavoured

The Directive takes a crucial step by including hookah tobacco in the definition of tobacco products to avoid the usual misunderstanding that mistakes hookah tobacco as categorically different from tobacco products.
Addis Fortune (et)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:46
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[Russia] Medvedev’s healthy lifestyle 2.0: It’s time to say goodbye to vaping and hookah lounges?

The Ministry of Health of Russia is going to ban vapes, hookahs, to dissuade women from abortion, to force everyone to give up smoking and start doing sports – these are the tasks listed in the priority project to develop a healthy lifestyle approved by
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56
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Russian Heath Ministry to ban vaping and hookah smoking

"The general idea of the bill, which is being developed in the ministry, is that the use of vaping should be regulated the same way as the use of conventional cigarettes. Today, a great deal of adolescents use both hookahs and vaping devices, and all this
Pravda Online
added Aug 9, 2017 23:59
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fda nicotine reduction plan announced today has promise, but timeline puts young lives at risk

The four-year delay in fully regulating newly deemed combustible products will leave tens of millions of youth and young adults subject to the enticing flavors and marketing of little cigars, cigarillos and hookah. The five-year delay in regulating e-cig
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 29, 2017 19:45
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[Canada] Hookah smoking is no safer than tobacco warn researchers

New research has shown that smoking hookah exposes users to potentially dangerous levels of a chemical believed to cause cancer and heart disease.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:53
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[Asia, India] Sirsa gives proof of ill-effects of hookah smoking to NGT

Sirsa today submitted evidence to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairman on the disastrous effects of hookah smoking on health and environment. During a hearing as desired by the NGT for submission of evidence of the ill-effects of hookah smoking, the
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:53
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House Committee Looks to Dilute Tobacco Control Act

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee ...approved a rider to the agriculture funding bill that would exempt certain cigars from FDA's authority and weaken its regulatory oversight over e-cigarettes, little cigars, and hookah tobacco.
MedPage Today
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[California] SDSU Study: The Hidden Chemicals in Hookah Tobacco Smoke

Burning hookah tobacco creates a byproduct that’s believed to cause lung cancer and heart disease...A metabolite of the chemical compound acrolein, called 3-HPMA, was found in the urine of 105 hookah smokers and 103 non-smokers exposed to secondhand smok
Times of San Diego
added Jul 17, 2017 20:23
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[Missouri] New hookah lounge includes menu of American, Middle Eastern cuisine

It's easier for Jalal "Danny" Khatib, the owner of Bites 'n Pipes, to tell you what his new place is not: • It's not a bar, even though it offers alcoholic beverages. • It's not simply a restaurant, even though Khatib put a lot of effort into creating
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jul 17, 2017 13:21
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Dramatic Spike of Smoking Scenes Found in Current Youth Films: UCSF Study

In today’s film industry, smoking is hidden beyond the obvious cigar or cigarette. The study had to include a number of other popular devices such as pipes, electronic cigarettes and hookah. Although smoking is found in a large portion of movies, a more
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Jul 10, 2017 16:58
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