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High levels of benzene, a chemical in crude oil and gasoline, are present in hookah smokers and nonsmokers after they attend social events where the water pipes are used, a new report says.
Nov 25, 2014 Reuters
added Nov 28, 2014 12:34
The photograph shows the 30-year-old royal trying the flavoured tobacco on the boat, which was docked in the United Arab Emirates city’s marina for the Mahiki F1 Yacht Party. Harry was pictured dressed casually with seven others as he smoked the hookah -
Nov 26, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2014 15:37
Smoking through a hookah is not harmless, according to a new study. In addition to the usual tobacco carcinogens, dangerous levels of benzene are inhaled from the lump of smoldering charcoal that ignites the moist tobacco mixture.
Nov 25, 2014 New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 20:45
Hookahs, attractive to young people who think the hip method of smoking is also a safer one, may not be so harmless, say researchers who've found the water pipe fumes contain benzene, a toxin linked to increased risk of leukemia.
Nov 23, 2014 Tech Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:49
Hookah smokers are exposed not only to the tobacco smoke but also to toxic and carcinogenic emissions generated from the burning coal that's used to heat the tobacco, Kassem said. The study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, in
Nov 21, 2014 The Oregonian
added Nov 21, 2014 12:47
TEENS CONTINUE TO LIGHT UP CIGARS, HOOKAH AND PIPES / High Prevalence of Cigars and the Dual Use of Combusted Tobacco Products Delay the Demise of Cigarettes
the public health and tobacco control communities are eager to secure meaningful changes that can significantly accelerate the decline in tobacco use. We urge the FDA to move swiftly to adopt a final rule to get the job done.
Nov 13, 2014 American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 13, 2014 20:57
More middle and high school students are smoking electronic cigarettes, hookahs and cigars...While rates for those tobacco products have increased, overall youth smoking rates haven't declined at all, a concerning figure for health officials. "We need e
Nov 13, 2014 CBS
added Nov 13, 2014 14:36
Blake He, 27, holding 17-month-old son Jayce, made some concessions to his business plan to get Happy Vape, an e-cigarette shop on Ocean Avenue, approved by the Planning Commission. However, neighbors say it would be another bad business for the neighborh
Nov 10, 2014 San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Nov 10, 2014 15:38
Saudi Arabia has permanently forbidden the use of tobacco products in Islam's holiest cities, resulting in significant changes for many Muslims. The ban famously includes cigarettes and the Middle Eastern hookah (also known as shisha or water pipe). For
Oct 14, 2014 Washington Times
added Oct 21, 2014 13:44
A Norco restaurant owner's desire to attract diners by promoting hookah smoking on his patio may be more than a pipe dream. At its Wednesday, Oct. 15, meeting, the Norco City Council voted to drop a proposed ordinance that would have prohibited hookah s
Oct 16, 2014 Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Oct 17, 2014 16:35