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hookah is the most popular flavored tobacco product among youth

according to a Truth Initiative® study on flavored tobacco use, most youth tobacco users — 81 percent — say the first tobacco product they used was flavored, with hookah having the highest rate of flavored tobacco use among youth who currently use tobacco
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:59
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youth frequently switch between different tobacco products, study finds

a Truth Initiative® study published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research used survey data on the use of combustible tobacco products (cigarettes, hookah and all types of cigars) and electronic products (e-cigarettes and e-hookah) among 15- to 21-year-olds. The
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:34
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[California] San Francisco to vote on flavored tobacco ban

A $12 million campaign primarily funded by R.J. Reynolds is urging San Francisco voters next Tuesday to reject the city’s ban on selling flavored vaping products, hookah tobacco and menthol cigarettes. The flavored tobacco comes in brightly colored packa
Politico
added Jun 4, 2018 16:45
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Tobacco Marketing and Subsequent Use of Cigarettes, E-cigarettes and Hookah in Adolescents

Adolescent exposure to marketing of tobacco products is associated with initiation of those products as young adults. Exposure to marketing for non-cigarette tobacco products is associated with subsequent cigarette smoking, even when the promoted product
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 29, 2018 15:59
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[India] Chennai cops crack down on deadly hookah

“You have to be watchful if your youngster is coming home late, regularly and for no good reason. And be alarmed if the kid smells of something as pleasant as apple or strawberry”, said S. Rajendran, deputy commissioner of police, Kilpauk. He has had som
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added May 22, 2018 15:33
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VIDEO: Young American smokers get half of their smoke through hookahs: Study

researchers surveyed more than 3,300 American adults aged 18 to 30 and asked them how frequently and how much hookah smoking -- also known as waterpipe tobacco smoking -- and regular cigarette smoking they did in March and April of 2013. Researchers then
ABC News
added May 20, 2018 18:07
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Hookah Responsible for Over Half of Tobacco Smoke Inhaled by Young Smokers

accounted for over half of the tobacco smoke volume consumed by young adult hookah and cigarette smokers in the U.S., a newUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine analysis discovered. Toxicant exposures – such as tar, carbon monoxide and nicotine –
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences (UPMC)
added May 18, 2018 15:29
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[California] San Francisco Prop. E — Flavored tobacco ban

If it passes, Proposition E will put into effect the original supervisors’ decision — to ban the sale of flavored tobacco — including flavored hookah products, flavored liquids used in vaping, and even menthol cigarettes... So if you support a ban on the
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added May 15, 2018 05:26
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FDA Software Helps Tobacco Product Manufacturers Meet FDA’s Compliance Deadlines

When FDA expanded its authority to regulate all tobacco products in 2016, products including but not limited to electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), cigars, hookah and pipe tobacco were deemed subject to FDA regulation. Thus, manufacturers of th
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 8, 2018 18:26
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Summary of Federal Rules for Tobacco Retailers

FDA regulates all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, hookah tobacco, and cigars. If you sell tobacco products, you must comply with all applicable federal laws and regulations for retailers. This page offers a summary of the federal rules.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 8, 2018 18:20
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