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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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[Pennsylvania] Restaurant can have hookah smoking

A Hazleton restaurant owner withdrew her request for a hearing before the city zoning board after the zoning officer said hookah smoking complies with a smoking exemption that the business secured from the state.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jan 25, 2016 17:36
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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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[Virginia] Legislation would restrict use of e-cigarettes in restaurants

Smoking conventional cigarettes has been prohibited inside Virginia restaurants since 2009, with an exception for eateries that allow smoking only in separately enclosed and ventilated rooms. A bill. . . would expand that prohibition to include electroni
Richmond.com
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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[Micronesia] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Enact legislation, ban smoking in Guam's bars

Laws that prohibit smoking in public places like bars and restaurants help improve the health of workers and the general community. As a matter of protecting the public’s health, Bill 143 makes sense for our community and should become law.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:46
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[Guam, Micronesia] Gov. Calvo to consider smoking ban in bars, other bills

more than a dozen measures are now awaiting the governor’s approval, including a bill that would add bars to the list of places where indoor smoking is banned. Sen. Dennis Rodriguez Jr., author of Bill 143-33, believes the measure would strengthen the Na
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:06
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