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[Saudi Arabia] Saudis ban smoking, hookahs, tobacco in Islam’s holiest cities

Saudi Arabia has permanently forbidden the use of tobacco products in Islam's holiest cities, resulting in significant changes for many Muslims. The ban famously includes cigarettes and the Middle Eastern hookah (also known as shisha or water pipe). For
Washington Times
added Oct 21, 2014 13:44
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As Hookah Smoking Grows In Popularity, Health Effects Remain Unclear

New research being presented at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Indianapolis has found that hookah smoking is less toxic, but probably just as dangerous as cigarette smoking. “Young people are very inter
REDORBIT (formerly RedNova.com)
added Sep 11, 2013 09:15
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[District of Columbia] Hookah Bars, Cigar Lounge Violating D.C.'s Smoke-Free Law, Says Group

Smokefree D.C., the advocacy group behind the passage of the 2007 law banning smoking in bars and restaurants, wrote a letter Mayor Vince Gray and the D.C. Council this week alleging that Civil and a number of other establishments in the city--primarily
DCist (dc)
added Apr 16, 2013 03:32
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[Pakistan] Punjab govt bans shisha smoking

The government of Pakistan's most populous province of Punjab has imposed a ban on smoking 'shisha' in all restaurants, clubs, hotels and cafes in this eastern city for a month.
CNN-IBN (in)
added Jun 18, 2012 14:24
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[Minnesota] Debate lights up over new e-cigarette rules in Alex

The new amendments would ban the sampling of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes in shops. This would close a loophole that shops in some other cities have used to operate hookah lounges. The new amendments would also require any new tobacco or e-ciga
Alexandria (MN) Echo Press
added Jan 18, 2015 21:22
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A draft anti-tobacco law discussed by Qatari Cabinet

A draft anti-tobacco law being discussed by the State Cabinet is likely to increase the number of public health inspectors, who may include non-Qataris, according to senior public health officials. The existing law allows only Qataris in the government
Gulf in the Media
added Mar 10, 2013 14:41
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[Uae] Tobacco products with graphic photos hit shelves

Five graphic images, three for cigarette and two for shisha products, will be used
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 9, 2012 17:48
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FDA to Issue "Deeming Regulations" Covering Additional Tobacco Products This Summer

In a notice stating that FDA intends to issue a solicitation for proposals to identify tobacco advertisements, FDA recently stated that it intends to issue this summer so-called “deeming regulations” covering additional tobacco products under the Tobacco
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added May 15, 2012 01:58
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Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens

“Electronic cigarettes are of great concern. They are highly addictive nicotine delivery devices, and the vapor can and does cause harm to lungs,” said principal investigator Jonathan D. Klein, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, director of the AAP Julius B. Richmond C
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 26, 2015 16:31
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[Africa, Kenya] NJOGUNDONGWE: Here's why you should not smoke shisha

Shisha smoking has become a craze of sorts in Nairobi and other cities. It looks cool, makes for good bonding or hangout, and even smells nice. It is not your typical cigarette, so it must be safe, right? Wrong. Unknown to many, smoking shisha may actual
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jun 18, 2013 15:33
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