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[UK] Harlesden shisha bar owners fined £22k for smoking and food offences

Khadra Abdywahab Yusuf, 33, and Osama Abubakar Abdullah, also sold tobacco products without the statutory health warnings from Cleopatra Lounge in High Street, and failed to register their food business.
Kilburn Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:07
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College students believe hookah safer alternative to cigarette smoking

Despite emerging evidence otherwise, many college students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, reports a University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health study published this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Preve
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:06
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[Singapore] ST's Mind Your Body casts spotlight on health care

BAN ON SHISHA What: A ban imposed on the import, distribution and sale of shisha... When: Nov 28, although existing licensed tobacco importers and retailers who import or sell shisha tobacco will be allowed to continue importing and selling it until J
Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 18, 2014 07:13
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In measuring teen nicotine use, public health agencies often rely on data that are too crude

public health agencies rely too heavily on reports of monthly cigarette use, a broad statistic that makes it difficult to draw conclusions about current habits and historical changes in behavior, according to a new study.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:12
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[Florida] US college students believe hookah safer than cigarette

Many college students in the US consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, despite emerging evidence otherwise, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health examined the prevalence of h
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 14, 2014 14:10
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Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens

Exotic hookah water pipes are all the rage among teens and young adults, but a new study suggests they could be a "gateway" device to cigarette smoking. The study found a similar effect for young people who use snus -- a type of moist chewing tobacco tha
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 11, 2014 23:54
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University of Alaska Board of Regents to consider broad tobacco ban on campuses

The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
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University of Alaska Board of Regents to consider broad tobacco ban on campuses

The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
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A review of air quality, biological indicators and health effects of second-hand waterpipe smoke exposure

There exists an urgent need for public health campaigns about the effects on children and household members from smoking waterpipe at home, and for further development and implementation of regulations to protect the health of the public from this rapidly
Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2014 13:55
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Brazil's Anti-Tobacco Law Means Markedly Fewer Places to Light Up

The legislation bans smoking in enclosed areas open to the public and imposes new restrictions on cigarette advertising. The Anti-Tobacco Law bans the use of any tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, smoking pipes, and water pipes in enclosed area
PanAm Post
added Dec 5, 2014 17:10
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