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[Canada] Restaurateur drops charter challenge of Ottawa's hookah ban

Brian Mahmoud of the Lebanese Palace on Industrial Avenue argued that smoking the pipes is an important cultural practice in many Arab and Middle Eastern communities, and that banning the tradition amounted to a violation of the equality provisions in th
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 02:05
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Association of Noncigarette Tobacco Product Use With Future Cigarette Smoking Among Youth in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, 2013-2015

Any use of e-cigarettes, hookah, noncigarette combustible tobacco, or smokeless tobacco was independently associated with cigarette smoking 1 year later. Use of more than 1 product increased the odds of progressing to cigarette use.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:18
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COLOMBEL: Still Blowing Smoke: How Hookah Has Become the New Cigarette

The sale of hookah and electronic cigarettes is just another one of their ploys to stay relevant in American society. The greed of the tobacco companies is an old one that most of us are aware of. But for some reason, we have chosen to become indifferent
Uloop
added Jan 17, 2018 09:05
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Harm Minimization and Tobacco Control: Reframing Societal Views of Nicotine Use to Rapidly Save Lives (PDF)

The harm minimization continuum posits that all nicotine-containing products are not equally harmful and, instead, range from exceptionally low harm (e.g., NRT) to exceptionally high harm (e.g., combusted tobacco such as cigarettes, cigars, hookah, pip
Annual Review of Public Health
added Jan 12, 2018 13:32
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Non-Cigarette Tobacco Products Double Chances of Youth Smoking Within a Year

Non-cigarette tobacco products, which include electronic cigarettes, hookah (tobacco waterpipe), smokeless tobacco, and non-cigarette combustibles, like cigars, are increasingly popular among young people. Considerable debate surrounds whether use of thes
MedicalResearch.com
added Jan 10, 2018 23:59
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Teens who try tobacco products that aren't cigarettes are twice as likely to try cigs a year later

Researchers found any use of e-cigarettes, hookah, non-cigarette combustible tobacco or smokeless tobacco in one year doubled the chance that teens smoked cigarettes the following year. The study, published today in JAMA Pediatrics from researchers at th
CNBC
added Jan 10, 2018 18:29
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Association of Noncigarette Tobacco Product Use With Future Cigarette Smoking Among Youth in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, 2013-2015

Any use of e-cigarettes, hookah, noncigarette combustible tobacco, or smokeless tobacco was independently associated with cigarette smoking 1 year later. Use of more than 1 product increased the odds of progressing to cigarette use.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Jan 4, 2018 17:47
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Association of Noncigarette Tobacco Product Use With Future Cigarette Smoking Among Youth in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, 2013-2015

Conclusions and Relevance Any use of e-cigarettes, hookah, noncigarette combustible tobacco, or smokeless tobacco was independently associated with cigarette smoking 1 year later. Use of more than 1 product increased the odds of progressing to cigarette
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51
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[Asia, India] Hookah illegal, must be banned, say doctors

Thursday night’s blaze in Kamala Mills may have been caused by a burning hookah coal setting the curtains and tarpaulin sheet covering 1 Above afire. Even as this is being investigated, anti-tobacco activists are calling for a ban on hookahs. Dr. Pankaj
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:48
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[Asia, India] Smoking and tobacco in women: shocking facts

While an average male smokes 6.1 cigarettes a day, a woman smokes an average of seven cigarettes per day! Not just in cities, but rural women also consume tobacco in various forms – dental paste, bidis, hookah and masheri powder.
The Health Site (in)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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