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After tobacco, Turkey bans hookah in public places

After banning smoking in public places, the Turkish government has gone one step further by clamping down on an ancient tradition -- the hookah, or water pipe. As of Sunday it is no longer permitted to smoke the "hubbly-bubbly" in cafes, bars or restaura
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:17
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Consequences of clean indoor air exemptions in Oregon: the hookah story -- Maher et al.

In this letter, we describe the exemptions in Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA), subsequent proliferation of hookah lounges and associated monetary costs, as well as patterns in youth hookah use. To our knowledge, this is the first such published study
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2012 01:54
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[Malawi] Shisha smoking under fire over health risks

A hookah habit can harm your health, largely due to the many misconceptions about shisha, says Dr S. Dhesi Baha Raja, former assistant state health director of the Maternal and Child Health division at the Sabah State Health department. The flavoured toba
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 13, 2013 14:01
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[Florida] PUFF PUFF PASS: Christina Milian Smokes Hookah In Her Black Bikini

The "Dip It Low" singer hung out by the pool with a group of female friends as they smoked Platinum E. Hookah, a brand of electronic portable hookah her boyfriend Jas Prince owns.
TheYBF (Young, Black and Fabulous) (blog)
added Jun 30, 2013 12:53
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After tobacco, Turkey bans hookah in public places

MENAFN.com
added Jun 23, 2013 15:52
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[Arizona] Mixed emotions toward new tobacco policy

Students so far have reported a mix of appreciation, anger and indifference towards it. The policy states that the university now “prohibits the use of products that contain tobacco or nicotine, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, bidis, kreteks, hookah
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Sep 2, 2014 10:07
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[Canada] HOOKAHS (WATERPIPES) & SHISHA: A SUMMARY (PDF)

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
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[California] Study: Hookah no safer than cigarettes, just differently dangerous

more than 40% of college students had used a hookah, and many of them appeared to believe it was safer than cigarette smoking. Doctors are trying to dissuade folks of that notion. "The tobacco is no less toxic in a hookah pipe," according to the Mayo Cli
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 20, 2013 17:04
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[Texas] Juniors ignite million-dollar e-hookah, cigarette site

Waco junior Yaseen Waqar and Plano junior Rayyan Islam are the co-founders of www.LuxuryLites.com, an electronic cigarette and hookah site. In the last seven months, their company has made $1.7 million in sales with a profit of more than $320,000.
The Baylor Lariat (Waco, TX)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:53
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Merlyn Griffiths: The Unhappy Hookah

The campus craze is regarded by smokers as a healthy alternative to cigarettes. It's not.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 28, 2013 10:49
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