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Hookah Dangers Smolder Beneath New Regulations

Pharmacists can play an important role in communitywide education programs regarding the dangers of using hookahs and update other health care professionals on the new regulations. Educating middle and high school students is a great way for pharmacists
Pharmacy Times
added Oct 25, 2016 13:33
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[UK] Dedicated team will catch shisha lounges in Brent that flout smoking ban

Brent Council and the police have formed a dedicated team which will crackdown on shisha lounges that flout the smoking ban. A 10-week operation will be rolled out across the borough which will see officers visiting venues to ensure they are operating w
Kilburn Times (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:28

1 in 5 U.S. Young Adults Uses Hookah

analyzed U.S. government data on tobacco use and found 12 percent of Americans had used a hookah during their lifetime. They also found that the rate of current hookah use among adults ages 18 to 24 is nearly 20 percent -- similar to their rate of curren
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2016 14:47

Former New York Jets Player Opens Harlem Hookah Lounge

Harlem Hookah... the brainchild of former New York Jets player Stephen Bowen...said he opened the lounge with his wife Tiffany to add more to the hookah scene uptown...“We repeatedly saw many Harlemites at hookah locations downtown." “Finally, after a de
added Oct 12, 2016 22:49

[Canada] Judge upholds Toronto’s ban of hookah bars

An Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled that Toronto’s bylaw banning hookah bars can stand. In a judgment released Friday, Justice Robert F. Goldstein chided city council for the ban but upheld it nonetheless, saying it was within the city’s legal rig
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:15

[Asia, Mid-east] Call for ban on sheesha from city centre in Oman

A large number of sheesha (tobacco smoking) restaurants have been fined after they were found violating the rules and regulations laid down by the municipalities. A sheesha restaurant will now have to be located at least 200 metres away from residential
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:27
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[Asia, Mid-east] Plan to curb cigarette sales near schools and colleges in Oman

The meeting of the National Committee for Tobacco Control (NCTC) on Sunday also discussed a curb on importing and trading of electronic cigarettes and shisha. Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur for the National Tobacco Control Committe
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:30

Analysis of State-Specific Prevalence, Regional Differences, and Correlates of Hookah Use in U.S. Adults, 2012–2013 [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study adds to the understanding of the geographic and sociodemographic factors underlying hookah use, which can be used to develop much needed evidence-based regulations and programs that are responsive to the needs of different risk groups.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 9, 2016 15:32

Hookah Smoking in the US: Potential Threat to Young Adults

Interview with: Professor Michael Weitzman MD What are the main findings? Response: The main findings are (a) waterpipe use varies widely by state and region in the US; (b) in contrast to cigarettes, more highly educated and affl
added Oct 9, 2016 15:29

Correlates of nicotine dependence among adolescent waterpipe smokers

Depressive symptoms, lower self-esteem, and having at least one sibling who smokes a waterpipe were associated with the presence of ND symptoms, while enrollment in public schools, smoking a waterpipe ≥30 min per session, and believing that cigarette smo
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Oct 7, 2016 17:24
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