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Research letter / Consequences of clean indoor air exemptions in Oregon: the hookah story

this letter, we describe the exemptions in Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA), subsequent proliferation of hookah lounges and associated monetary costs, as well as patterns in youth hookah use. To our knowledge, this is the first such published study i
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:53
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[Alabama] Mobile City Council open to action preventing any kind of youth smoking

The Mobile City Council, days after a group of youths requested some action against e-cigarette and hookah smoking among teenagers, could look at tightening its ordinances addressing alternative smoking to lighted cigarettes.
AL.com
added Apr 12, 2014 14:39
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[New York] Bay Ridge residents request better ventilation systems for local hookah lounges

Bay Ridge community board leaders are considering going door to door to neighborhood hookah lounges and asking owners to install better ventilation systems amid complaints about secondhand smoke. "It's wonderful to smell people's cooking, but not tobacc
Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle.
added Mar 28, 2014 16:10
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Electronic Cigarettes vs. E Hookah Pens: What's The Difference?

Companies such as NEwhere Premium Vapor Products have developed full product lines of zero nicotine e-hookah in addition to their traditional e-cigarette lines. According to Nielsen data, in 2013, NEwhere was one of that fastest growing electronic cigare
PR Newswire
added Mar 25, 2014 16:09
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The Chatter for Sunday, March. 9: “The technology and hardware is the same. A lot of the difference is branding.”

Adam Querbach, head of sales and marketing for Romman Inc., which operates websites that sell hookahs as well as e-cigarettes and e-hookahs. Many teenagers tend to call e-cigarettes “hookah pens” or “e-hookahs” or “vape pipes.” Public health authorities
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2014 11:25
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6 Q's About the News | E-Cigarettes, by Other Names, Lure Young and Worry Experts

WHAT percentage of people at your school would you estimate have tried hookah pens, e-hookahs or vaping pens? HOW would you educate them about the risks? To go further, you might post answers to our recent Student Opinion question, “Is Smoking Still a P
New York Times Blogs
added Mar 7, 2014 13:44
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[Minnesota] Eden Prairie approves moratorium on e-cigarette lounges

The Eden Prairie City Council approved a moratorium banning electronic cigarette, or “e-cigarette,” lounges and hookah lounges, in addition to sampling of e-cigarettes at retail stores, at its Feb. 18 meeting. The ordinance also authorizes a study to det
Sun Newspapers (MN)
added Feb 28, 2014 23:08
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia cracks down on e-cigarettes, shisha, says harmful for youth

has banned the import, sale and promotion of e-cigarettes and shisha tobacco, a favourite of hookah-using smokers, a government agency said Wednesday. The Cambodian Anti-Drug Authority said in a statement that electronic cigarettes, which emit water vapo
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2014 14:11
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[Massachusetts] Scituate increases tobacco-purchasing age to 21

At the Board of Health meeting on Monday night, members increased the age limit, limited the use of e-cigarettes in public places, outlawed cigar and hookah bars, and restricted the sale of single cigars costing under $2.50.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Feb 25, 2014 15:24
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Hookah is not harmless, experts say

in the new review, published in Respiratory Medicine. "One-time use can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning or other diseases, including but not limited to tuberculosis, herpes, respiratory illnesses including the flu, and long-term use can lead to heart d
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2014 13:17
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