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[Florida] College students unaware of hookah’s health effects, study says

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that students are frequently engaging in hookah smoking, but are highly unaware of the health risks involved in the activity.
Oregon Daily Emerald (U of Oregon, Eugene)
added May 23, 2015 16:53

[Massachusetts] Danvers approved new tobacco regulations

The regulations redefined what a “tobacco product” is, which now includes all non-FDA regulated electronic cigarettes and electronic cigarette-related products, such as pipes, cigars, and hookahs. The new regulations included a unanimous decision to set
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 16, 2015 09:48

Metal Analysis for Non-tobacco Smoking Alternatives: Steam Stone Fluids and Smoke

Although steam stones are marketed as free of nicotine, tar, carcinogens, and carbon monoxide, the use of traditional smoldering charcoal still exposes a user to these toxicants, including unacceptable amounts of harmful metals, such as Cr and As, despit
Microchemical Journal
added May 12, 2015 12:37
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Use of hookah steam stones could lead to dangerous, false sense of security

New research suggests the use of hookah steam stones - commonly considered a safer alternative to cigarette smoking - could be leaving users with...residues of toxic metals that included chromium, arsenic and cadmium following several simulated hookah/st
added May 12, 2015 12:35

[Canada] AUDIO: New bill to change rules around in smoking in Montreal

A new bill tabled by Quebec's Liberal government yesterday promises to make a number of changes to smoking rules in Montreal. Daybreak spoke to Peter Sergakis, the owner of several bars and nightclubs, and Dr. Geneviève Bois, the spokesperson Quebec Coal
CBC News (ca)
added May 10, 2015 12:09

[Mid-east] Waterpipe tobacco smoking prevalence and correlates in 25 Eastern Mediterranean and Eastern European countries: cross-sectional analysis of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey

Waterpipe tobacco smoking, including dual waterpipe and cigarette use, is alarmingly high in several Eastern Mediterranean and Eastern European countries. Ongoing waterpipe tobacco smoking surveillance is warranted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2015 12:06
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[Idaho] Hookah club leaves bad aftertaste / Business owner suing over toxic flooring material

A Post Falls tanning salon owner is suing the owner of a neighboring hookah club over fumes - from flooring material...said a material called Diamond Clear was applied to iHookah's floor last spring, generating toxic fumes. The lawsuit also claims the hoo
Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added May 9, 2015 17:29

[Australia] AUDIO: Doctors warn waterpipe smoking could lead to long-term health impacts

Dr Wang's research marks the first time Australian doctors have reported a connection between carbon monoxide poisoning and the design of a shisha pipe. And it comes after a 20-year-old woman who regularly smoked them was rushed to hospital. LOUIS WANG:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 4, 2015 16:15

[Asia, India] Why hookah is as bad as cigarettes

For quite a few years, hookahs have been gaining popularity in India with hookah bars sprouting everywhere and even nightclubs offering it. And though there have been sporadic government crackdowns, hookahs continue to be in fashion, mainly because of th
Asian Age (in)
added May 4, 2015 08:22

[Canada] ARCHIVE: Carbon monoxide poisoning in narghile (water pipe) tobacco smokers

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is one of the leading causes of death in both adults and children worldwide.1–3 CO intoxication can be notoriously nonspecific in its initial presentation to the emergency department (ED), leading to a delay in diagnosis an
Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM) (ca)
added May 4, 2015 07:58
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