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[Canada] Amendments to Tobacco Legislation Introduced

Government introduced amendments today, Oct. 24, to regulate e-cigarettes, waterpipes and flavoured tobacco under the province's tobacco legislation... The definition of tobacco will be changed in the Tobacco Access Act to treat e-cigarettes like tobacco
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 11:30
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BLAIR: Your Health: If smokers understood what they’re really inhaling, chances are they’d quit

In summary, there is no healthy smoking device. They all cause cancer. In order to stop this epidemic we must become smarter consumers for those we love and ourselves. Smoking not only affects the smoker; it affects anyone that takes in secondhand smoke,
KyForward
added Oct 24, 2014 10:55
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[Mid-east] Midwakh/dokha tobacco use in the Middle East: much to learn [FREE FULL TEXT]

This article provides an overview of an under-reported and understudied ATP, dokha, which is smoked in a midwakh pipe. It describes the state of tobacco control in the Arabian Gulf region where midwakh smoking appears to be most common, the history of mid
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2014 10:05
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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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