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[Minnesota] Savage heading for ban on hookah lounges, e-cigarettes

In Savage, electronic cigarettes, like the one shown above, will be banned in areas covered by the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Sep 24, 2014 11:18
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[Florida] Shaq Flouts Doral's Smoking Ban, Gets Cop Job Despite Hookah Habit

This time, Shaq is flouting Doral's strict rule against hiring anyone who smokes tobacco. It seems Shaq Fu enjoys a hookah now and again -- and the city says it will let him join the force anyway...."Since he's an unpaid employee, it doesn't apply to him.
Miami New Times blogs
added Sep 20, 2014 13:06
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: NC Youth Tobacco Survey Finds Fewer Students Smoking Cigarettes

However, more are using other tobacco products like e-cigarettes, hookah pipes and snuff. Youth e-cigarette use has more than tripled in the last two years.
Time Warner Cable News
added Sep 20, 2014 13:02
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[Turkey] Hitting a high the Ottoman way with tobacco

The nargile (known as the water pipe, hookah, hubbly bubbly, shisha and by other names) is said to have originated in the Persian Empire and then came to the Ottomans during the reign of Yavuz Sultan Selim (r. 1512-1520). The Persians are supposed to hav
Hurriyet (tr)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:36
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Air quality in New York City hookah bars

despite the ban on smoking tobacco products, at the very least, some NYC hookah bars are serving tobacco-based hookahs, and have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that may present a health threat to visitors and employees. Therefore, there
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:16
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NATO Submits Comments on FDA Tobacco Deeming Regulations

NATO and its retail members support the proposed minimum age of 18 years old to purchase the deemed tobacco products, including cigars, pipe tobacco, electronic cigarettes, hookah tobacco, dissolvables, and nicotine gels.
National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO)
added Sep 8, 2014 17:14
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[Asia, Thailand] Baraku operators complain their livelihoods are up in smoke

Baraku or shisha service operators at pubs and restaurants along Bangkok's busy tourist streets are outraged over the National Council for Peace and Order order to ban the import of the Middle-Eastern style hookah pipe, a device used to smoke baraku, a t
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:33
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[Asia, Thailand] Ministry to ban hookah, e-cigarettes

Commerce Ministry plans to invoke a ministerial regulation to stop the import of Middle Eastern-style hookah pipes, a device to smoke tobacco, baraku or shisha, and e-cigarettes following the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)’s policy to contr
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:31
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[Asia] Thailand may ban import of hookah pipes, shisha, e-cigarettes

The vapour from chemicals, ignited by electricity, contains small particles of metal, which could cause cancer, said Nopporn Cheanklin, deputy director-general of Department of Disease Control (DDC).
Sahara News Network (in)
added Sep 8, 2014 04:52
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At Mocha Hookah in Brooklyn Heights, Tasting Mint, Orange and Home

They were smoking molasses-soaked mint herbs packed in a scooped-out orange. Like all of the flavors at Mocha Hookah, theirs was a purely herbal concoction — no tobacco, no nicotine.
New York Times
added Sep 6, 2014 14:21
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