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[Burma/Myanmar] Hidden in smoke

The tobacco is often flavoured with a fruit flavour and emits a pleasant odour rather than the harsh tobacco smell often associated with cigarette smoke. Perhaps it’s for this reason that hookah smoking is growing in popularity, especially among young wo
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:49
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Patterns of Alternative Tobacco Product Use: Emergence of Hookah and E-cigarettes as Preferred Products Amongst Youth

Hookah/waterpipe tobacco use had the highest current prevalence (10.7%) followed by e-cigarettes (9.6%). The prevalence of use of smokeless/dip/chewing tobacco was lowest, with 2.2% of adolescents reporting current use. The LCA suggested four distinct cl
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Nov 27, 2015 23:56
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[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34
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Researchers find 18 percent of high school seniors smoke hookah

American adolescents are turning to ethnically-linked alternative tobacco products, such as hookahs, cigars, and various smokeless tobacco products, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 7, 2014 08:02
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[Canada] The smoking of 'non-tobacco' substances, often herbal, in water-pipes (hookahs or shishas), 'has become increasingly prevalent in the City of Ottawa and other municipalities in Ontario,' according to a city report.

Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 19, 2012 05:24
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F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

will propose sweeping new rules on Thursday that for the first time would extend its regulatory authority from cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, popular nicotine delivery devices that have grown into a multibillion-dollar business with virtually no fed
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2014 00:39
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[Saudi Arabia] E-Hubbly Bubbly

If you’re trying to get away from the “Gahwa” and quit smoking, maybe this could help. NEwhere Electronic Cigarettes offer a disposable ZERO Nicotine E-Hookah product line. There are eight flavors available for $10 each: grape, banana, tropical, orange,
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:21
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[Uae, Uae: Dubai] The Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates : Executive regulations of anti-tobacco law announced

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced the executive regulations of the anti-tobacco federal law, which were approved by Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in the Cabinet's Resolut
4-traders.com (fr)
added Aug 21, 2013 14:53
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[Australia, Singapore] Illegal Cigarette Seizures Keep Border Force Busy

The Australian Border Force has seized another 10 million illegally imported cigarettes on their way into the country, adding to a mountain of black-market tobacco confiscated in recent months. The ABF announced it had snatched 10.6 million cigarettes a
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:28
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] YADAV: Smokers: Singapore’s most persecuted minority

Singapore seems to be actively empowering intolerance with busy-bodies actively going out of their way to report puffers who step out of the clearly demarcated lines of their designated areas. The pitiless zeal with which I’ve seen new arrivals threaten
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:04
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