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[Canada] Two Vancouver hookah shop owners lose fight to allow smoking

Two Vancouver hookah shop owners have lost their fight to allow customers to smoke water pipes in their establishments following a B.C. provincial court ruling. The ruling, issued Monday, upholds the City of Vancouver’s bylaw prohibiting smoking in busi
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:52
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Legacy Urges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Place Restrictions on All Tobacco Products

The FDA Must Regulate Emerging Products With Particular Appeal to Youth Such as Little Cigars, Hookah and E-cigarettes
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 12, 2014 15:01
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She's got the vapors! Lindsay Lohan is smoking hot as she puffs on a water pipe swimming with goldfish in Greece

The 28-year-old actress got her fair share of smoke too as she was seen puffing on a glass-based water pipe or 'hookah' as it's called during her vacation on the Greek island of Mykonos.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 5, 2014 23:53
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[Washington] WSU team studying hookah addiction

WSU is still seeking participants. Volunteers must have smoked a hookah three or more times a week for the last two years and be willing to visit the lab twice weekly for 20 minutes. It’s worked with cigarette smokers, drug addicts and children who stutt
The Spokesman-Review
added Aug 4, 2014 11:30
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[Ohio] Cigars, hookah more popular than cigarettes among local high school students, survey shows

One in five high-school students in Cuyahoga County uses tobacco, with flavored cigars and hookah the most popular ways to smoke it, according to new data released Thursday by the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at Case Western Reserv
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Aug 4, 2014 04:21
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[Ohio] 2013 Cuyahoga County Youth Risk Behavior Survey Tobacco Use (PDF)

Local Teens Smoking Cigars, Hookahs The good news: Cigarette smoking among local teens is down. The bad news: Cigar and hookah smoking is up. Read the latest research findings.
Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods
added Aug 4, 2014 04:13
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[Turkey] Minister: Hookah smoking to face measures as tough as cigarette smoking

Turkish Minister of Health Mehmet Müezzinoğlu said that the hookah (water pipe), described as hazardous to health as cigarettes, will be subject to regulations as strict as those for cigarette smoking to decrease its consumption.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:52
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[Turkey] Limitations on hookah smoking on the way, minister says

Turkey’s government will introduce harsher limitations on the consumption of hookah, widely known as “nargile” in Turkey, Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has said, warning that hookah smoking is as dangerous as other tobacco products.
Hurriyet (tr)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:51
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Hookah a hit with Iranian youth

Smoking water-pipes is an age-old tradition with roots in Iran and India, but its recent resurgence in popularity among young Iranians is raising alarm bells with health professionals.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:30
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[California] Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms

Hookah smoking can be just as dangerous as cigarettes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, this study found that many young adults believe the water pipes are a safe alternative to cigarettes. Researchers asked pat
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2014 13:30
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