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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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Number of Iranian smokers reaches 11M

There are 11 million cigarette and hookah smokers in Iran, Ali Akbar Sayyari, deputy health minister said, adding the figure is equal to 14 percent of the Iranian population. Sayyari explained that 5 million of Iranians smoke cigarette, meanwhile the nu
TREND News Agency (az)
added Sep 5, 2014 17:55
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[Arizona] Mixed emotions toward new tobacco policy

Students so far have reported a mix of appreciation, anger and indifference towards it. The policy states that the university now “prohibits the use of products that contain tobacco or nicotine, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, bidis, kreteks, hookah
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Sep 2, 2014 10:07
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[Connecticut] Hopes for hooka lounge go up in smoke

Initially it appeared Bridgeport's Zoning Commission was leaning toward allowing Ali Naqvi to open a hookah lounge... despite Naqvi's efforts to address all their concerns by providing security, limiting his hours and banning booze, denied him a permit.
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Sep 2, 2014 09:54
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[Washington] Snohomish Health District is looking for public comment on smoking proposal

The Snohomish Health District is currently seeking preliminary public comment ...Snohomish Health District proposes adding language to the local code to make it clear that the law applies to marijuana and hookah smoking, as well as to cigarettes.
Bothell (WA) Reporter
added Aug 29, 2014 14:03
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[Canada] BETWEEN: CITY OF VANCOUVER CLAIMANT AND: ABDOLABBAS ABDIANNIA CARRYING ON BUSINESS AS AHWAZ HOOKAH HOUSE AND ABDOLHAMiD MOHAMMADIAN, CARRYING ON BUSINESS AS PERSIA SMOKE SHOP, ALSO KNOWN AS PERSIAN TEA HOUSE DEFENDANTS (PDF)

I find both Defendants guilty as charged
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Aug 22, 2014 20:01
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