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How Does Shisha Compare to Cigarette Smoking?

a great deal of misleading advertising associated with it. Unfortunately, these have made people feel that it is a less harmful alternative to smoking cigarettes. In fact, a study by the CDC in 2012 revealed that those who smoke shisha consider it less ha
News-Medical.net
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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New Compliance Webinars: What You Should Know About the Rule Extending FDA’s Authority to All Tobacco Products

Some of the webinars are designed for specific audiences—tobacco retailers, vape shops, or manufacturers and importers, for example—to help them understand and comply with the new rule. The series includes two live question-and-answer sessions—the first f
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added May 26, 2016 19:17
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FDA Live Q&A on Deeming Regulations

Today, the FDA has scheduled a live question-and-answer webinar for retailers that sell cigars, pipe tobacco, electronic cigarettes and hookah tobacco. The webinar will begin at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. To view the webinar, click here and th
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 25, 2016 22:55
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[North Carolina] Adult smoking rate drops to another historic low of 15.1 percent in 2015

The rate of 15.1 percent, or about 37.4 million adults, represents more proof of declining smoking, considering the rate was 16.8 percent in 2014, 20.9 percent in 2005 and 24.7 percent in 1997. The CDC issued an early release of data from the 2015 Nation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2016 22:51
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[UK-Scotland] Young people unaware of health risks of fruit-flavoured Shisha pipes

GROWING numbers of school pupils in Glasgow are experimenting with shisha pipes because they mistakenly believe it it safer than cigarettes, evidence shows. Health campaigners said the fruit flavours of the tobacco such as apple, strawberry, mint and co
Evening Times (uk)
added May 24, 2016 13:07
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[UK] It’s about to become illegal to advertise e-cigarettes

any promotion, sponsorship or advertising of e-cigarettes or their refill containers will be prohibited. The ban will apply to most mainstream media platforms – including the internet, television and radio. For now adverts on outside posters and on the
Metro Café (uk)
added May 19, 2016 20:12
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[Africa] Uganda bans smoking in public places

People lighting up in bars, restaurants or hotels now face being fined $60 (£41) or jailed for up to two months. And smokers must be at least 50 metres away from public spaces, such as schools, hospitals and taxi ranks. The new laws also ban the sale of e
BBC Online
added May 19, 2016 20:09
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FDA Launches Compliance Webinars

The Center for Tobacco Products is offering a series of webinars to help industry understand a recently finalized rule extending the FDA’s authority to all tobacco products. Under the rule, which is often referred to as the “deeming rule,”... The first s
The Cigar Authority
added May 19, 2016 16:23
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[Canada] Hookah lounges, pot cafés and e-cigarette stores could face new rules in Ontario

The proposed amendment to the Smoke-Free Ontario Act would treat all forms of smoking — including herbal cigarettes, hookahs and other water pipes, as well as so-called vaporizers — the same way tobacco smoke is treated under the law. That means hookah l
National Post (ca)
added May 17, 2016 17:03
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[Asia, Qatar] Shisha can be more harmful than cigarette: expert

Harmful effects of smoking shisha were discussed at the latest instalment of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Grand Rounds. Prof Thomas Eissenberg, director, Centre for the Study of Tobacco Products at Virginia Commonwealth University, said resear
Gulf Times (qa)
added May 17, 2016 17:02
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