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[Canada] Will Edmonton follow suit on hookah ban?

Edmonton has about 40 venues where hookah is allowed, both with and without a liquor licence. The compliance team’s main concern is surrounding the health of those who frequent the venues but minors in hookah lounges and, in some cases, the use of illega
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 4, 2016 17:13
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KOVAL: hud final rule on smoke-free housing will protect millions from the dangers of secondhand smoke

While we believe e-cigarettes should be included in clean air policies concerning public places, we are pleased that the new rule does not limit the use of these products in individual homes as these products provide smokers with an alternative to smoking
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:42
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[Canada] Anti-smoking advocates push minister for further tobacco restrictions in Alberta

“We want an across-the-board ban on all flavours, across-the-board protection for all workers from second-hand smoke, and we want the legislation implemented in its entirety,” said Les Hagen, director of the advocacy group Action on Smoking and Health.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:09
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[Michigan] Millennials could be the generation to end smoking

OU is one of 20 colleges that have recently been given a $20,000 Tobacco-Free Generation Initiative grant, which works toward making millennials the generation to end smoking. The grant is from a partnership with the American Cancer Society and the CVS
Oakland Post (Oakland University, Rochester, MI)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:01
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[Canada] Smoke-Free Alberta asks: Why hasn't all of the Smoking Reduction Act been enacted?

A letter Monday from the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta to Health Minister Sarah Hoffman asks why the NDP Government continues to put off full implementation of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act, passed three years ago by the Progressive Conservat
rabble.ca
added Nov 28, 2016 01:22
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[Afghanistan] Kabul police raid shisha cafes in "debauchery" crackdown

confiscating shisha water pipes and paraphernalia in a campaign to halt "debauchery and vulgarity". Critics say the campaign will only distract police from the Afghan capital's deteriorating security situation, while doing little to change the pervasive s
Reuters
added Nov 28, 2016 01:14
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[Canada] No more smoking hookah in Windsor public spaces

Windsor expanded its public smoking ban to include hookah pipes and electronic cigarettes Monday night. Back in May, city council banned smoking in all public spaces, including, beaches and community gardens, with the exception of a designated area at t
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:38
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[Asia, Mid-east] Hazards of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe in a Middle Eastern Population: a Cohort Study of 50 000 individuals from Iran

Conclusions Regular use of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe were associated with the risk of earlier death (particularly from cancer) in our cohort.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 22, 2016 00:27
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[Illinois] Hookahs are not harmless, in spite of what teens may think

Your teen may think that smoking a hookah is just something fun to do with his friends. Tell him about the health risks involved. Be sure to let him know that he and his friends could end up putting their health, even their lives, in danger if they con
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11
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[Asia, Pakistan] Parliamentarians turn down law calling for ban on sheesha

Members of a parliamentary committee on Wednesday turned down a bill seeking a ban on sheesha and other injurious substances. The Islamabad Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill, 2016, which was introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati, was taken up
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:36
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