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People Are Smoking Less. So Why Have Tobacco Shops Doubled?

Tobacco shops are largely off the radar of antismoking advocates and researchers, who are generally more interested in cigarette sales at convenience stores, supermarkets, and pharmacies. Those three categories of retailers accounted for 80 percent of to
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 16, 2014 02:51
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[Qatar] Smoking Shisha '10 times more harmful than cigarettes'

“Unfortunately many people think that shisha is less dangerous. But it can be 10 times harmful than cigarettes,” Dr Al Mulla told a press conference held at HMC. He said that while cigarettes have a filter, the smoke from shisha passes directly into the
Arabian Business
added Sep 8, 2014 11:40
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[Asia, Thailand] Baraku operators complain their livelihoods are up in smoke

Baraku or shisha service operators at pubs and restaurants along Bangkok's busy tourist streets are outraged over the National Council for Peace and Order order to ban the import of the Middle-Eastern style hookah pipe, a device used to smoke baraku, a t
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:33
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[Asia, Thailand] Ministry to ban hookah, e-cigarettes

Commerce Ministry plans to invoke a ministerial regulation to stop the import of Middle Eastern-style hookah pipes, a device to smoke tobacco, baraku or shisha, and e-cigarettes following the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)’s policy to contr
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:31
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[Asia] Thailand may ban import of hookah pipes, shisha, e-cigarettes

The vapour from chemicals, ignited by electricity, contains small particles of metal, which could cause cancer, said Nopporn Cheanklin, deputy director-general of Department of Disease Control (DDC).
Sahara News Network (in)
added Sep 8, 2014 04:52
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At Mocha Hookah in Brooklyn Heights, Tasting Mint, Orange and Home

They were smoking molasses-soaked mint herbs packed in a scooped-out orange. Like all of the flavors at Mocha Hookah, theirs was a purely herbal concoction — no tobacco, no nicotine.
New York Times
added Sep 6, 2014 14:21
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Number of Iranian smokers reaches 11M

There are 11 million cigarette and hookah smokers in Iran, Ali Akbar Sayyari, deputy health minister said, adding the figure is equal to 14 percent of the Iranian population. Sayyari explained that 5 million of Iranians smoke cigarette, meanwhile the nu
TREND News Agency (az)
added Sep 5, 2014 17:55
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Thai Officials Eye Shisha And E-Cigarette Tax

Neither product is currently registered under any Thai laws, officials said. Shisha, known to the Thais as baragu, is increasingly popular among Thais and widely sold in nightclubs and restaurants, while electric cigarettes have also made a recent entry
Phuket News (th)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:50
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[UK] Shisha Smokers Cause London Traffic Meltdown

Two shisha smokers brought some Arabian flavour to the streets of London when they caused traffic chaos by smoking shisha in the middle of the road.... The phenomenon is thought to have spiralled in recent months, as many Arabs visit London for their summ
CairoScene (eg)
added Sep 3, 2014 08:54
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[Uae] Tobacco law has little impact on shisha business in Ajman

Ajman’s shisha cafe owners are reporting little impact on business, more than a year after strict rules governing the sale of tobacco were enforced. Despite initial fears that the law would drive away business and force some cafes to close, owners said c
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:02
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