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[Canada] Region bans waterpipe or hookah smoking in public places

Health concerns muffled what little outcry there was about the potential for lost business when Peel Council voted Thursday to ban waterpipe smoking in the region’s bars, cafes, lounges and various other public spaces.
Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Apr 29, 2016 09:19
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where we stand: hookah

We support taxation proportional to the harms of each type of tobacco product (e.g., cigarette, hookah) to discourage use of the most harmful products. As a highly harmful combustible tobacco product, hookah should be taxed at a significantly higher rate
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 27, 2016 16:31
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the truth about: hookah

The misperceptions of hookah as less harmful and less addictive relative to cigarettes are positively associated smoking hookah among U.S. college and graduate students. To spread the truth about hookah, we’ve summarized the key facts for you to know, u
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 27, 2016 16:31
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FDA should regulate the manufacturing and marketing of hookah tobacco to prevent misperceptions of harm and widespread use

My colleagues at UCSF and I have submitted the following public comment to the FDA... A recent study of adolescents’ perceptions of risks associated with use of tobacco products conducted by the UCSF TCORS found hookah use was the most prevalent among al
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 21, 2016 09:09
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[Canada] City halts plans to ban hookah, e-cigarettes as it waits for provincial legislation

Ottawa's Board of Health has postponed its plan to ban e-cigarettes and water pipes in the hopes that upcoming amendments to Ontario's smoking laws will include comprehensive regulation of the devices. Health officials made the decision at a board meeti
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 20, 2016 15:30
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[Canada] City halts plans to ban hookah, e-cigarettes as it waits for provincial legislation

Ottawa’s Board of Health has postponed its plan to ban e-cigarettes and water pipes in the hopes that upcoming amendments to Ontario’s smoking laws will include comprehensive regulation of the devices. Health officials made the decision at a board meetin
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 20, 2016 01:22
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E-cigarettes and hookah use among kids soars

The number of high school and middle school students using e-cigarettes was about 10 times higher in 2015 than 2011 Decreased use of cigarette and other tobacco products among adolescents is offset by a rise in e-cigarettes and hookah
CNN
added Apr 18, 2016 19:40
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Popularity of e-cigs among teens still climbing, cigarette use nearly steady at national low

“The FDA remains deeply concerned about the overall high rate at which children and adolescents use tobacco products, including novel products such as e-cigarettes and hookah,” said Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products. “Finali
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2016 11:12
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Progress Ending Youth Tobacco Use Stalled / Statement Of Robin Koval

polyuse, which is the use of multiple tobacco products, including cigarettes, little cigars, hookah and e-cigarettes...The glaringly obvious first step is for the Obama administration to issue final deeming regulations that bring all tobacco products unde
PR Newswire
added Apr 14, 2016 17:36
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VIDEO: Hookah Smoking and Lung Damage

Hookah smoking causes lung damage even among light users, new study finds .
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2016 15:21
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