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[Sudan] Shisha Smoking Makes Quiet Reappearance in Khartoum

Khartoum city authorities revoked the licences of shisha cafes two years ago after radical preachers said the practice - which involves inhaling flavored tobacco, or shisha, through a water pipe also known as a hookah or arghila - not only damaged the he
Reuters
added May 3, 2013 02:37
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Tobacco in Iran

Cigarettes maintains growth potential due to low unit prices and the rising number of smokers The number of smokers in Iran continued to grow during 2013 despite widespread advertising in the mass media highlighting the negative health effects of smoking
Euromonitor International
added Nov 11, 2014 18:25
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[Canada] Amendments to Tobacco Legislation

As part of ongoing efforts to reduce tobacco use in Nova Scotia, changes are being made to the province’s tobacco control legislation to address flavoured tobacco, e-cigarettes and waterpipes. Spring 2015 Legislation
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:24
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[North Dakota] Smoke lounge opening in Discontent location

The former location of Discontent will soon be home to a new flavored tobacco sampling lounge, Discontent owner Tom Tepley said Friday. Pyromaniacs could possibly be open in the new location
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 8, 2012 12:36
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Study finds cigarette alternatives may not be safer than cigarettes

UC Davis pulmonary physicians recently published a study concluding these replacements can be addictive gateways to cigarette smoking. The assessment — which focused on cigars, hookah, e-cigarettes and a Swedish smokeless tobacco called snus — provides ne
The California Aggie (UC Davis)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:09
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CAMPBELL: ACSH Invited to White House to Advise on Tobacco Harm Reduction

Dr. Gil Ross...visited the White House to talk with officials from the FDA, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and its Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) group, which was seeking guidance on how the new regulations might impact ha
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Nov 21, 2015 20:08
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[Canada] Hookah smoking's dangers lead to bans

Hookah poses serious potential health hazards to smokers and those exposed to second hand smoke — just like cigarettes, says Dr. Roberta Ferrence, the senior scientific advisor to the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, a lead research agency funded by the On
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:58
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[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Anti-tobacco law to come into effect on January 21

The Dubai Municipality has issued a comprehensive guide book to ensure the implementation of the executive regulations of the anti-tobacco federal law with only four months left for businesses to comply.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:15
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[Uae] Shisha smoking is more addictive than cocaine, expert says

During a lecture he gave in the capital, Dr Wasim Maziak, Department of Epidemiology Professor at the Florida International University and Director of the Syrian Centre for Tobacco Studies, revealed that smoking shisha is more addictive than cocaine, acc
Gulf News (ae)
added Oct 30, 2013 02:34
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[Saudi Arabia] INFOGRAPHIC: Smoking statistics in KSA

Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Mar 5, 2014 17:12
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