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Patterns of Alternative Tobacco Product Use: Emergence of Hookah and E-cigarettes as Preferred Products Amongst Youth

Hookah/waterpipe tobacco use had the highest current prevalence (10.7%) followed by e-cigarettes (9.6%). The prevalence of use of smokeless/dip/chewing tobacco was lowest, with 2.2% of adolescents reporting current use. The LCA suggested four distinct cl
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Nov 27, 2015 23:56
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[California] Hookah and e-cigarettes popular with high schoolers

Almost 10 percent of 11th and 12th graders are using e-cigarettes, and other alternative tobacco products are increasingly popular, according to a new study. Young people often use multiple tobacco products at once, the researchers found. “From this ana
added Nov 27, 2015 23:54

[Australia, Singapore] Illegal Cigarette Seizures Keep Border Force Busy

The Australian Border Force has seized another 10 million illegally imported cigarettes on their way into the country, adding to a mountain of black-market tobacco confiscated in recent months. The ABF announced it had snatched 10.6 million cigarettes a
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:28

[UK] Shisha cafe plans in East Finchley deferred

Barnet Council’s planning committee decided tonight to let the owners of Oasis Café, in Church Lane, have more time to develop their proposal, so they could address concerns about smell. The café wants to develop its outdoor area so 43 people can smoke s
This is Local London (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 14:57

[Canada] City council moving forward with hookah ban

City council is forging ahead with plans to ban the use of herbal water pipes, otherwise known as hookahs, in public places. Council passed a motion Wednesday asking Ottawa Public health to study how it can expand the city's bylaws to regulate all smoki
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 03:48
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[Canada] City council notes: hookah lounges, a 27-storey tower and a new bicycle "crossing"

City council has supported a motion urging that the city’s smoke-free bylaws be expanded to include “non-tobacco combustible substances” — such as herbs consumed using a water pipe — in public places and workplaces. The Board of Health is to consult wit
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 03:47

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] YADAV: Smokers: Singapore’s most persecuted minority

Singapore seems to be actively empowering intolerance with busy-bodies actively going out of their way to report puffers who step out of the clearly demarcated lines of their designated areas. The pitiless zeal with which I’ve seen new arrivals threaten
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:04

CAMPBELL: ACSH Invited to White House to Advise on Tobacco Harm Reduction

Dr. Gil Ross...visited the White House to talk with officials from the FDA, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and its Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) group, which was seeking guidance on how the new regulations might impact ha
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Nov 21, 2015 20:08

UCSF comment on FDA draft guidance on investigational use of tobacco products

We support FDA’s understanding that academic and public health researchers, in their efforts to protect the public health, need to conduct studies involving new tobacco products (some of which may not have marketing authorization or do not comply with an
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 20, 2015 17:10

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] YAP: Smoking Is Smoking Whether Cigarettes, Shisha Or Vape

National Fatwa Council through its chairman Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dr. Abd Shukor Husin had declared electronic cigarettes as prohibited in Islam. It is classified as dangerous, wasteful and harmful to the health....All parties must work together to comba
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Nov 17, 2015 14:43
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