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UAE 'spies' to report smoking in non-designated areas

UAE smokers will now have something else to fear: teams of undercover 'secret agents' on the prowl for people smoking in non-designated areas. As approved under the law, those found flouting the rules will be fined Dh500. A senior health official said o
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 16, 2016 13:41

in u.s., young adults' cigarette use is down sharply

we are winning the battle against youth and young adult cigarette use. Results for other tobacco products are mixed, and that’s why our truth public education campaign is taking aim at hookah, cigars and other deadly products.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 11, 2015 19:32

E-Cigarettes, by Other Names, Lure Young and Worry Experts

authorities worry that people are being drawn to products that intentionally avoid the term “e-cigarette.” Of particular concern is use among teenagers, many of whom appear to view e-cigarettes and e-hookahs as entirely different products when, for all pr
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2014 00:10

[Saudi Arabia] Has the smoking ban made us any healthier?

more than a year later, the ban is still in place and inspections to ensure establishments are obeying the law are abundant. Authorities are resisting the pressure from café owners – some of whom stated they lost 80 percent of revenues, while others had t
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Nov 25, 2013 11:22

After tobacco, Turkey bans hookah in public places
added Jun 23, 2013 15:52

What Are You Smoking? Bacteria Found at Local Hookah Bars

“Research has indicated that hookah smoking raises the risk of transmissible diseases such as tuberculosis, mononucleosis and oral herpes from sharing the mouthpiece and pipe, yet there is a dearth of research specific to bacterial contamination of hooka
The Minaret (University of Tampa)
added Feb 25, 2016 20:57

[Azerbaijan] Stop all-pervading cigarette smoke

60 percent of men and up to 10 percent women smoke tobacco in Azerbaijan....Natural beauty of the country, its history and delicious cuisine are what attract people to Azerbaijan; however, tobacco smoke may ruin the impression. The current law "On tobacco
AzerNews (az)
added Jan 27, 2015 06:55

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Thailand bans import of water pipes, electronic cigarettes

Thailand's Cabinet has approved a ban on the import of hookah-style water pipes and electronic cigarettes, copying a similar move by neighbouring Cambodia earlier this year. Deputy government spokesman Maj. Gen. Sansern Kaewkamnerd said Tuesday's decisio
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2014 12:27

[Uae] New anti-tobacco law hailed

Residents in the emirate – both smokers and non-smokers — have welcomed the passing of the anti-tobacco law but some feel the January enforcement is too long. “This is very good news... but they need to do it as soon as possible,” said Farida Ahmad Sidd
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Aug 26, 2013 12:37

[Malawi] Shisha smoking under fire over health risks

A hookah habit can harm your health, largely due to the many misconceptions about shisha, says Dr S. Dhesi Baha Raja, former assistant state health director of the Maternal and Child Health division at the Sabah State Health department. The flavoured toba
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 13, 2013 14:01
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