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[Africa, Nigeria] OGBEBO: Why Shisha Is A Health Risk

WINIFRED OGBEBO writes on the rising trend of Nigerian youths’ addiction to shisha, another form of tobacco use, which if not checked, could be another menace in the country.
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:14
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Russia to ban electronic cigarettes and hookahs

Russia's Consumer Protection Agency, Rospotrebnadzor... "We believe that hookahs and vaping mixtures should be prohibited, at least until rules and requirements are elaborated to regulate the use of electronic nicotine delivery means (including hookah), a
Pravda Online
added Feb 13, 2017 18:01
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[Asia, Pakistan] Commercial use of ‘Sheesha’ to be banned

The government has decided to impose complete ban on commercial use of “Sheesha” to protect the health of country’s youth. According to an official of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, after imposing the ban, there
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:52
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[UK] Shisha tobacco smoking is increasing amongst university students - but many unaware of its harms

Shisha tobacco smoking is increasing among university students in the UK and worldwide with many feeling it's more socially acceptable and less harmful than cigarette smoking - according to a study presented at the British Thoracic Society (BTS) Winter
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 9, 2017 08:59
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[Asia] Pakistan set for blanket ban on shisha businesses

after imposing the ban, there would be complete restriction on sale of such tobacco item in cafés and shops in the markets. He said there would be a complete ban on the opening of any shisha centre or cafe in hotels, markets or public places, while its sa
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:41
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[Asia, India] Despite ban, Gurgaon pubs continue serving nicotine-laced hookahs

The Gurgaon administration has claimed that hookah bars are serving molasses containing nicotine, which is injurious to health, especially to “college students and youths”.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:51
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[New York] Hookahs, Cigarettes Would Be Banned From NYC Bodega Shelves Under New Bill

Hookahs, hookah tobacco, cigarettes and other smoking products and paraphernalia would be yanked from the shelves and window displays of bodegas and most other shops across NYC under a bill proposed this week by City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, who r
Patch.org
added Feb 4, 2017 16:37
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[Kentucky] Mayor Calls For Including E-Cigs, Hookah In Louisville Smoking Ban

The mayor called on the Metro Council to take such an action during his annual state of the city address this week. He said a surge in e-cigarette and hookah use is “a dangerous shift” from traditional cigarettes. The city’s current smoke-free ordinance
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Feb 3, 2017 21:34
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Scientists turn to social media to study drug abuse

The use of social media in promoting shisha is also rife and one of the reasons identified for increasing use. "As water-pipe use rapidly grows in popularity, novel data streams are needed that can help capture and document the social and environmental co
The Standard (ke)
added Jan 30, 2017 22:29
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[New York] Roswell Park-led national study details tobacco use

And, one finding so far sticks out as surprising: that so many people -- 40 percent overall in the study -- use at least two tobacco products. The most common combinations included cigarettes with e-cigarettes, cigarillos or a hookah. For cigarettes an
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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