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[Africa, Kenya] 19yr-old girl dies after Sheesha smoking spree in Kiambu

A family in Kiambu county is demanding justice following the death of their 19 year old daughter who died mysteriously after allegedly taking a contaminated substance at a local pub.
added Apr 28, 2016 20:49

Pulmonary Abnormalities in Young, Light-use Waterpipe (Hookah) Smokers

Young, light-use waterpipe-only smokers have a variety of abnormalities in multiple lung-related biologic and clinical parameters, suggesting that even limited waterpipe use has broad consequences on human lung biology and health. We suggest that large ep
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Apr 7, 2016 12:09

Just ONE hookah pipe 'exposes the smoker to 100 times more tar and 4 times as much nicotine as one cigarette'

Just one session smoking a hookah pipe can cause a person to develop lung abnormalities, scientists have warned. Smokers are exposed to four times the amount of nicotine, as they would inhale smoking one cigarette, a new study has revealed. Furthermore
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2016 18:45

Lewis Hamilton parties with popstar Jess Glynne and smokes shisha after losing out to rival Nico Rosberg at Bahrain Grand Prix

Hamilton later shared a picture of himself, Glynne and another woman in front of a pool on his Snapchat account, as well as images of himself smoking a shisha pipe.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 17:33

[Washington] It might smell like strawberry, but it’s still tobacco — Can hookah be healthy?

After the smoking ban in Seattle took effect, hookah lounge openings escalated. In fall of 2015, there were approximately 11 hookah lounges in the greater Seattle area...Does it actually filter the harmful chemicals? According to the Mayo Clinic, “The t
Northwest Asian Weekly
added Mar 25, 2016 13:51

[Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Dubai bans pregnant women from shisha cafes

Regardless of whether or not a woman intends on smoking inside a shisha cafe, she will be refused entry under a new public service health campaign. "This is not up for negotiation. The rules are not limited to pregnant women, but also extends to children
IBTimes (uk)
added Mar 22, 2016 11:03

[Asia, India] Ban on hookah bars in Mohali

The direction came after Mohali civil surgeon Dr Neelam Bhardwaj submitted a report to the DC, stating that a number of hookah bars serving tobacco molasses containing nicotine are operational in the district. Latest Comment
Times of India
added Feb 2, 2016 18:54

[New York] Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk

"Ours is the first study that links poor hookah bar air quality to damaging effects in workers, and the results recommend closer monitoring of this industry to protect the public," he added. Gordon is also a professor at the New York University College o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 25, 2016 23:23

[Minnesota] Glyndon passes tough e-cigarette laws

Glyndon recently passed one of the toughest set of tobacco laws in the area, following in the footsteps of neighboring Dilworth. One of the laws, set to go into effect Monday, would ban the sale of tobacco products within 1,000 feet of any school, hous
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jan 25, 2016 22:05

[New York] Secondhand smoke at hookah bars dangerous for workers

employees at hookah bars are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke as the businesses fly under the radar based on allowances for non-tobacco-based smoking material...for fine particulate matter, fine black carbon, carbon monoxide and nicotine.
added Jan 25, 2016 20:45
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