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Instagram documents rising hookah use

Social media is giving researchers insight into the rising use of hookah, according to a study from USC. Hookah, smoked through a water pipe and also known as shisha, has harmful health effects similar to cigarettes. But as cigarette use declined between
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 13, 2017 18:06
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[Jordan] Argileh smokers prone to symptoms of ‘distressed respiratory system’ — study

Regular argileh smoking is associated with a reporting of substantially more respiratory symptoms in young adults, according to a new study conducted by the King Hussein Cancer Center’s (KHCC) Cancer Control Office.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:14

[Asia, Pakistan] Govt slammed for failing to enforce tobacco ban

The Coalition for Tobacco Control-Pakistan (CTC-Pak) said on Tuesday that the provincial government had failed to enforce its own decision of banning the sale and use of sheesha, gutka, and mainpuri and smoking at public places.
The News (pk)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:12
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Correlates of Hookah Pipe Awareness and Perceived Harmfulness Among U.S. Adults

15.7% believe it is less harmful than cigarettes. This small proportion are mostly young, white, and college graduates. Targeted behavioral interventions will be necessary to increase individuals’ perceived risk, knowledge, and perceived harmfulness of h
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:59

[Africa, Nigeria] SHISHA, The Good and Bad Sides of Smokers Latest Fad

At parties and drinking joints, shisha pipes are conspicuously displayed, making it smoking a fad on the rise. The desire for the potpourri of chemicals cuts across ages and social strata. Even popular celebrities are not left out. Emmanuel Adebayor, the
Timeofgist Media (ng)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:03
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[Asia, Pakistan] More than 402 awareness sessions conducted to control tobacco use

Tobacco Control Cell (TCC) of the Ministry of National Health Services has conducted more than 402 awareness and capacity building sessions for law enforcement... these included policy and legislation level interventions, ban on import of Sheesha (tobacco
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:09

[Canada] Hookah lounges find niche audience in region

KITCHENER — Another hookah lounge has quietly popped up in Kitchener at the corner of King and Scott streets. The Babylon Restaurant and Lounge is one of five known hookah hubs, where water-pipes with non-tobacco shisha, can be smoked in Waterloo Region.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Dec 30, 2016 02:32

[Canada] Hookah bar owners battle Toronto, Peel in court for right to let customers smoke

. Both say the fate of their businesses hinge on the outcome of a bylaw being contested in Ontario courts. Fatoos and Mehany are part of two separate groups of hookah bar owners fighting bylaws in Toronto and Peel Region that forbid hookah smoking. The T
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 14:08

[New York] Study finds hookah tobacco labels are misleading

Label information on many hookah tobacco products is misleading and may be misinterpreted by consumers, according to new research on nicotine and pH levels in hookah tobacco. The study, led by Roswell Park Cancer Institute and UB scientists, has been pub
University of Buffalo
added Dec 22, 2016 15:54

Dangers of Nicotine Are Highlighted in New Report

, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics puts the spotlight on nicotine... Nicotine is especially dangerous for children and adolescents, the report notes, who are increasingly turning to products like e-cigs and hookahs instead of tradition
Consumer Reports
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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