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[Australia] Aussie health groups aim to clamp down on shisha smoking

A coalition of public health groups is working to close a loophole in legislation that allows the smoking of waterpipes in enclosed areas.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:02
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[Saudi Arabia] Saudis ban smoking, hookahs, tobacco in Islam’s holiest cities

Saudi Arabia has permanently forbidden the use of tobacco products in Islam's holiest cities, resulting in significant changes for many Muslims. The ban famously includes cigarettes and the Middle Eastern hookah (also known as shisha or water pipe). For
Washington Times
added Oct 21, 2014 13:44
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[California] ARCHIVE: LETTER: GALLEGOS: Smoking ordinance needs protection

There is a well-founded belief that there will be an effort to allow smoking back at outdoor dining areas and at the outdoor shopping areas throughout Glendale where city ordinances currently protect non-smokers from breathing secondhand tobacco smoke be
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:41
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[California] NORCO: Hookah akin to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, council says

A Norco restaurant owner's desire to attract diners by promoting hookah smoking on his patio may be more than a pipe dream. At its Wednesday, Oct. 15, meeting, the Norco City Council voted to drop a proposed ordinance that would have prohibited hookah s
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Oct 17, 2014 16:35
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Thailand bans import of water pipes, electronic cigarettes

Thailand's Cabinet has approved a ban on the import of hookah-style water pipes and electronic cigarettes, copying a similar move by neighbouring Cambodia earlier this year. Deputy government spokesman Maj. Gen. Sansern Kaewkamnerd said Tuesday's decisio
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2014 12:27
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[North Carolina] FDA proposes new regulations on cigar industry

Part of the new regulations would require cigar manufacturers to report and submit product and ingredient listings. The new regulations also include new health warning label rules. The FDA does not deny that the new regulations could place a serious fin
WBTV Channel 3 CBS (Charlotte, NC)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:06
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[Asia-pacific] Feature: Water pipe zeal in Vietnam

Youth smoking shisha at bars, dancing halls and other entertainment spots have become more popular in recent years in Vietnam, especially in major cities of capital Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City, said Hua Ngoc Thuan,vice chairman of HCM City People's C
Xinhua Newswire
added Oct 10, 2014 12:57
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The global epidemiology of waterpipe smoking

Waterpipe smoking has become a global public health problem. Developing surveillance, intervention and regulatory/policy frameworks specific to the waterpipe has become a public health priority.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 9, 2014 11:13
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[Africa] Tanzania: Activists Demand Total Ban On Shisha Smoking

WHILE more people take up the smoking of shisha as a recreational activity in many parts of the country, antitobacco activists have called for the ban of the practice altogether with mounting concern that it could be used to cover up alcohol and drug abu
All-Africa.com
added Oct 7, 2014 13:27
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[Tanzania] Activists demand total ban on shisha smoking

Ms Kagaruki urged authorities in the country to borrow a leaf from Kenya whose government amended its law and has now managed to ban Shisha smoking. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Acting Assistant Director for Non Communicable Diseases, Dr Ay
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Oct 6, 2014 16:43
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