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[Canada] Hookah use banned in Toronto starting April 1

Just three councillors voted against the ban. "In Vancouver, the whole city is smoking," said Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti. Coun. Jim Karygiannis moved a motion, proposing a new "hookah lounge" category that would permit licensed establishments to sell only
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:34

[Canada] Hookah smoking called worse than tobacco as St. John's lounge opens

The Canadian Cancer Society is concerned that smoking shisha in the first hookah lounge in St. John's will hurt patrons more than if they smoked cigarettes. Aladdin's Hookah Lounge, which opened on Water Street in downtown St. John's on Thursday, serves
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:00


If passed, Bill 131 will amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) to ban all flavoured tobacco products and strengthen enforcement to allow for testing of tobacco in waterpipes in indoor public places. However, in order to effectively address the hookah
Non-Smokers’ Rights Association/Smoking and Health Action Foundation (ca)
added May 16, 2014 17:28

[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

[Saudi Arabia] E-Hubbly Bubbly

If you’re trying to get away from the “Gahwa” and quit smoking, maybe this could help. NEwhere Electronic Cigarettes offer a disposable ZERO Nicotine E-Hookah product line. There are eight flavors available for $10 each: grape, banana, tropical, orange,
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:21

Study finds cigarette alternatives may not be safer than cigarettes

UC Davis pulmonary physicians recently published a study concluding these replacements can be addictive gateways to cigarette smoking. The assessment — which focused on cigars, hookah, e-cigarettes and a Swedish smokeless tobacco called snus — provides ne
The California Aggie (UC Davis)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:09

[California] Clearing the air: Hookah lounges, pens and the dangers of secondhand smoke

The recent news of some Temecula Middle School students being found with and selling hookah pens on campus will have many parents asking just what this new fad is and whether or not it’s a healthy pastime for young teens.
Southwest Riverside (CA) News Network
added May 7, 2013 02:10

[Oregon] 'Sweet deceit' cigars tempt teens

A new survey of eighth- and 11th-graders in Multnomah County found one out of six has tried the new flavored cigars or flavored chewing tobacco. One in 10 smokes a hookah — a water pipe typically filled with flavored tobacco. “It’s not really an acciden
Portland (OR) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:22

[Asia, India] Hookah less harmful than cigarettes: Study

"The new study reiterates that hookah smoke is a less harmful option compared to cigarette smoking. But I would emphasise more on herbal hookahs which are free of tobacco or nicotine as the best alternative," said Shireen Parker, vice-president of Arabia
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 23, 2013 12:27

Tobacco ‘Deeming’ Regs Go Into Effect Aug. 8

As of next Monday, Aug. 8, it will have been 90 days since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its final “deeming” regulations for cigars, pipe and hookah tobacco and electronic cigarettes. Aug. 8 also marks the date when the regulation
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 1, 2016 20:36
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