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[Kentucky] Health experts make case against e-cigs, hookah

A panel of medical and public health professionals said Wednesday that given national concerns over secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes and hookah Louisville should adopt rules forbidding the use of the products in public indoor spaces... Mayor Greg Fisch
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Sep 29, 2016 19:54
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[California] Judge Blasts Atty Fee Request In $2M Hookah TM Fight ($$)

denied a motion for attorneys’ fees to a victorious trademark-infringement defendant, blasting the hookah wholesaler for a litigation strategy that he says wasted the court’s time and might have even been an indication of bad faith. Online hookah seller
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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Progression of Poly-tobacco Product Use Patterns in Adolescents

Conclusions Adolescent poly-tobacco use is common. E-cigarette and hookah use may reflect an intermediate pattern of tobacco product use progression along a continuum of poly-product use diversity.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 19, 2016 14:58
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NEW FDA TOBACCO REGULATIONS MEAN RETAILER COMMITMENT TO COMPLIANCE

As of August 8, 2016, new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations expanded the list of regulated products to include cigars, e-cigarettes and vaping products, hookah and pipe tobacco, among others. “The FDA’s focus on these new products is a
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 18, 2016 21:56
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FDA cracks down on e-cigarette sales to kids

has issued warning letters to dozens of retailers that violated new rules by selling e-cigarettes, hookah tobacco and other tobacco products to minors. The retailers included some specialty stores, online establishments and major national chains, includ
WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Sep 16, 2016 15:28
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[California] Local hookah lounges could be in hot seat

Nearly three months after Carlton Bruce Mosley was gunned down in the parking lot of a southwest shopping center, his family members want the City of Bakersfield to turn up the heat on hookah lounges.
Bakersfield (CA) Californian
added Sep 15, 2016 16:57
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[Asia, India] Hooked to hookah bars? You could be smoked out...

Recently, city hookah bar owners were called by the police to gather details about their status of permissions. These bars might soon face another shutdown. The debate about whether smoking a hookah is less injurious compared to smoking a cigarette is sti
Times of India
added Aug 31, 2016 16:24
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[California] Judge ‘Confounded’ Argument Made After $2M Trademark Award ($$)

A California federal judge questioned why a hookah distributor waited to claim it can’t be penalized for allegedly counterfeiting trademarks that weren’t yet registered, but vacated what was left of $1.2 million of a hookah maker’s jury verdict anyway, sa
Law360
added Aug 25, 2016 14:22
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[Germany, Florida] German Glass Pipe Maker Sues Hookah Company For Selling Counterfeits ($$)

A German corporation known for selling water pipes and hookahs on Aug. 9 filed suit in federal court in Florida against a hookah company for allegedly selling counterfeit products (ROOR v. Hookah, Tobacco and Sun Inc., No. 0:16-cv-61902, S.D. Fla.).
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 12, 2016 00:32
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California Federal Judge Orders Couple To Stop Using Tobacco Trademark ($$)

default judgment in favor of a hookah tobacco company that sued a couple who was using the company’s trademarked brands and ordered the couple to pay $575,000 (Starbuzz Tobacco Inc. v. Issa Hilo, et al., No. SACV 16-0303 AG, C.D. Calif.).
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 11, 2016 14:33
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