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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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[Sudan] Shisha Smoking Makes Quiet Reappearance in Khartoum

Khartoum city authorities revoked the licences of shisha cafes two years ago after radical preachers said the practice - which involves inhaling flavored tobacco, or shisha, through a water pipe also known as a hookah or arghila - not only damaged the he
Reuters
added May 3, 2013 02:37
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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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[Arizona] BUCKLIN: While drug-free, e-cigarettes push dangerous habit

Hookah pens give young people practice on the ritual of smoking. ... Perhaps 20 years from now we will be able to tell you positively whether hookah pens lead to smoking. In the meantime, my kids don’t play with guns or e-cigarettes. What about your kids
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added May 6, 2013 01:50
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia cracks down on e-cigarettes, shisha, says harmful for youth

has banned the import, sale and promotion of e-cigarettes and shisha tobacco, a favourite of hookah-using smokers, a government agency said Wednesday. The Cambodian Anti-Drug Authority said in a statement that electronic cigarettes, which emit water vapo
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2014 14:11
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