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Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene

High levels of benzene, a chemical in crude oil and gasoline, are present in hookah smokers and nonsmokers after they attend social events where the water pipes are used, a new report says.
added Nov 28, 2014 12:34

[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Party Prince Harry spotted smoking hookah pipe onboard yacht in Abu Dhabi

The photograph shows the 30-year-old royal trying the flavoured tobacco on the boat, which was docked in the United Arab Emirates city’s marina for the Mahiki F1 Yacht Party. Harry was pictured dressed casually with seven others as he smoked the hookah -
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2014 15:37

[Singapore] Shisha ban kicks in on Friday: MOH

The ban on shisha in Singapore will take effect on Friday, 28 November, the Ministry of Health reminded the public on Thursday. “With effect from 28 November 2014, shisha will be banned in Singapore via the publication of the Prohibited Tobacco Products
added Nov 27, 2014 15:24

Hookah, as Health Risk, Still Qualifies as Smoking

Smoking through a hookah is not harmless, according to a new study. In addition to the usual tobacco carcinogens, dangerous levels of benzene are inhaled from the lump of smoldering charcoal that ignites the moist tobacco mixture.
New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 20:45

Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows

Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 24, 2014 03:29

Puff, Puff: Benzene in Hookah Increases Leukemia Risk in Smokers

Hookahs, attractive to young people who think the hip method of smoking is also a safer one, may not be so harmless, say researchers who've found the water pipe fumes contain benzene, a toxin linked to increased risk of leukemia.
Tech Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:49

[Singapore] LETTER: Cigarettes, shisha are similar, but require different approaches

given that shisha is not as deeply entrenched in our society, the same issues are much less likely to arise. Therefore, instead of a complete ban on cigarettes, more practical and feasible measures, such as smoking restrictions in certain public places,
TODAYonline (sg)
added Nov 24, 2014 02:15

Hookah smokers and nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at higher risk for leukemia

Hookah smokers are exposed not only to the tobacco smoke but also to toxic and carcinogenic emissions generated from the burning coal that's used to heat the tobacco, Kassem said. The study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, in
The Oregonian
added Nov 21, 2014 12:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] Smoke and mirrors: Shisha cafés thrive despite ban

despite repeated attempts by the Karachi administration to run them out of business. Now, the shisha is a popular choice at hangout spots all over the city, including tea shops, gaming zones and restaurants. These cafes don’t just offer shisha,” said Kash
Express Tribune (pk)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:34

[Singapore] KHIM: Need to ban shisha before habit becomes entrenched

In view of the health risks associated with smoking shisha and its proliferation, it is timely and necessary to ban the import, distribution and sale of shisha now, to ensure that it does not become entrenched.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Nov 13, 2014 23:13
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