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Report Faulty Tobacco Products to FDA

If your water pipe, e-cigarette, hookah or smokeless tobacco is defective or causing a health problem...To report problems related to these or any other tobacco products, you can use the agency's online Safety Reporting Portal
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2016 17:33

[California] Federal Jury Awards Hookah Maker $2 Million In Knockoff Sales Suit ($$)

awarded a hookah maker $2 million after finding that a wholesale retailer was selling a copyrighted hookah without the maker’s permission (Kaloud Inc. v. Shisha Land Wholesale Inc., No. 2:15-cv-3706, C.D. Calif.).
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 13, 2016 20:58

[California] Calif. Jury Awards $2M In Knockoff Hookah Case ($$)

A California hookah maker was awarded $2 million in statutory damages Wednesday by a jury that found that a small distributor willfully infringed the company’s trademark with knockoffs sold in a Southern California store in 2015. Kaloud Inc. brought a su
added Jun 12, 2016 16:07

[North Carolina] Youth traditional cigarette, e-cig rates trend in opposite directions

The North Carolina survey found that 16.8 percent of high-schoolers had used an e-cig and vaporizer, 3.5 percent a hookah product and 3.1 percent a little cigar. Anti-smoking advocates say the rise in e-cig use requires more context than the CDC and anti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2016 12:46

[Canada] Government cracking down on hookah bars, e-cigarettes

The provincial government will be regulating e-cigarettes, flavoured tobacco and hookah bars, in legislation, which will be debated in the House of Assembly this afternoon.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:32

[District of Columbia] What to do if you’re annoyed by cigarette smoke in your apartment building

A growing number of apartment complexes around the District are going totally smoke-free, and broadening their policies to include all kinds of smoke, including tobacco, marijuana and shisha (the fragrant tobacco smoked in a hookah).
Washington Post
added Jun 3, 2016 16:23

Hookah is worse than cigarettes: study

In fact, a shisha smoking session may expose the smoker to more smoke than over a longer period of time than cigarette thus increasing the hazards by many folds. Cigarettes smokers typically smoke a cigarette for five to seven minutes taking eight to twe
ANI (in)
added May 31, 2016 19:28

Students' Shifting Tobacco Habits

Tobacco continues to lure US middle and high school students, as trendy e-cigarettes have erased hard-won progress in curtailing conventional tobacco use...many traded their cigarettes and cigars for e-cigarettes and hookah pipes.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added May 25, 2016 23:42

FDA Live Q&A on Deeming Regulations

Today, the FDA has scheduled a live question-and-answer webinar for retailers that sell cigars, pipe tobacco, electronic cigarettes and hookah tobacco. The webinar will begin at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. To view the webinar, click here and th
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 25, 2016 22:55

FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes: The What, When, and Warnings

final rule extending its regulation of "tobacco products" to include electronic cigarettes and similar products, sometimes called Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). Specifically, the regulations will apply to vaporizers, vape pens, hookah pens,
JD Supra, LLC
added May 19, 2016 03:27
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