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[Virginia] Legislation would prohibit use of e-cigarettes in restaurants

A bill introduced by Sen. John C. Miller, D-Newport News, would expand that prohibition to include electronic cigarettes, the battery-powered devices that some smokers use as an alternative to conventional cigarettes. Miller’s bill, which has been refe
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Jan 26, 2016 15:59
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[New York] Secondhand Smoke Poses Health Risk for Hookah Bar Workers

When they tested markers of active smoking and secondhand smoke in 10 hookah bar workers in New York City who did not smoke cigarettes, they found that the average level of exhaled carbon monoxide rose significantly after the workers' shifts. Specificall
MedPage Today
added Jan 26, 2016 14:41
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[New York] Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk

Hookah bar employees are at risk for exposure to secondhand smoke, a new study warns. "Hookah [water pipe] use is often exempt from clean indoor-air laws that protect people from secondhand smoke," study senior author Terry Gordon, a toxicologist and pro
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 26, 2016 14:30
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[New York] Secondhand hookah smoke: an occupational hazard for hookah bar employees

These results demonstrate that hookah bars have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that appear to cause adverse health effects in employees. These data indicate the need for further research and a marked need for better air quality monitorin
Tobacco Control
added Jan 26, 2016 14:18
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[New York] Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk

"Ours is the first study that links poor hookah bar air quality to damaging effects in workers, and the results recommend closer monitoring of this industry to protect the public," he added. Gordon is also a professor at the New York University College o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 25, 2016 23:23
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[New York] Hookah bar workers at risk from secondhand smoke

In New York City, there are now around 140 hookah or shisha bars or lounges, even though tobacco-based shisha is officially banned. These have traditionally been used by people of Middle Eastern and Indian descent, but young people of all backgrounds ar
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 25, 2016 21:22
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[New York] Secondhand smoke at hookah bars dangerous for workers

employees at hookah bars are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke as the businesses fly under the radar based on allowances for non-tobacco-based smoking material...for fine particulate matter, fine black carbon, carbon monoxide and nicotine.
UPI
added Jan 25, 2016 20:45
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[New York] Secondhand hookah smoke: an occupational hazard for hookah bar employees

hookah bars have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that appear to cause adverse health effects in employees. These data indicate the need for further research and a marked need for better air quality monitoring and policies in such establis
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2016 13:26
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[New York] NYU Research: Secondhand Smoke Hazardous to Hookah Bar Workers

Workers at New York City hookah bars are inhaling hazardous levels of carbon monoxide and nicotine while at work, signaling yet another breach by their employers of New York City’s anti-smoking bylaws. This is the finding of the study, “Secondhand hookah
New York University
added Jan 25, 2016 13:25
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[New York] HOOKAH SMOKE MAY INCREASE LUNG CANCER, HEART DISEASE RISK

The study also recommended closer monitoring of the hookah bar industry to protect the public. "Ours is the first study that links poor hookah bar air quality to damaging effects in workers, and the results recommend closer monitoring of this industry to
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 25, 2016 13:24
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