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[Canada] Will Edmonton follow suit on hookah ban?

Edmonton has about 40 venues where hookah is allowed, both with and without a liquor licence. The compliance team’s main concern is surrounding the health of those who frequent the venues but minors in hookah lounges and, in some cases, the use of illega
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 4, 2016 17:13
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[Canada] No more smoking hookah in Windsor public spaces

Windsor expanded its public smoking ban to include hookah pipes and electronic cigarettes Monday night. Back in May, city council banned smoking in all public spaces, including, beaches and community gardens, with the exception of a designated area at t
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:38
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[Illinois] Hookahs are not harmless, in spite of what teens may think

Your teen may think that smoking a hookah is just something fun to do with his friends. Tell him about the health risks involved. Be sure to let him know that he and his friends could end up putting their health, even their lives, in danger if they con
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11
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[Illinois] Lung disease more prevalent in area than rest of state or nation expert says

The rate of incidence for lung cancer is higher in Southern Illinois than the rest of the state and the United States as a whole, says a physician well versed on the subject... While cigarette smoking rates have dropped, cigar, pipe, and hookah – other d
Harrisburg (IL) Daily Register
added Nov 17, 2016 22:54
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[Kentucky] Poll: 58% back indoor bans on e-cigs, hookahs

More than half of Louisville residents support expanding the city's smoking ban to include e-cigarettes and hookah products, according to a health department survey. Local residents were invited to participate in the informal poll last month as part of
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Nov 12, 2016 22:47
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[Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Smoking hookah at home pollutes indoor air more than cigarettes

in their homes generate carbon monoxide, a toxic gas, and tiny pollution particles known as PM 2.5 at levels at least double those produced by cigarettes, according to a recent study in Dubai. Even in the rooms adjacent to where people smoked hookah, air
Reuters
added Nov 8, 2016 23:04
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Flavoured non-cigarette tobacco product use among US adults: 2013–2014

Flavoured NCTP use is prominent among US adult tobacco users, particularly among e-cigarette, hookah and cigar users. Flavoured product use, especially fruit and sweet-flavoured products, was higher among younger adults. It is important for tobacco preven
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2016 00:59
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Effects of hookah smoking on indoor air quality in homes

demonstrates potentially hazardous levels of home air pollution in rooms where hookahs are being smoked as well as in adjacent rooms. These levels were greater than those in cigarette smoking homes, raising concerns about potential negative health effects
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:15
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Hookah Dangers Smolder Beneath New Regulations

Pharmacists can play an important role in communitywide education programs regarding the dangers of using hookahs and update other health care professionals on the new regulations. Educating middle and high school students is a great way for pharmacists
Pharmacy Times
added Oct 25, 2016 13:33
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1 in 5 U.S. Young Adults Uses Hookah

analyzed U.S. government data on tobacco use and found 12 percent of Americans had used a hookah during their lifetime. They also found that the rate of current hookah use among adults ages 18 to 24 is nearly 20 percent -- similar to their rate of curren
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2016 14:47
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