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[California] Clearing the air: Hookah lounges, pens and the dangers of secondhand smoke

The recent news of some Temecula Middle School students being found with and selling hookah pens on campus will have many parents asking just what this new fad is and whether or not it’s a healthy pastime for young teens.
Southwest Riverside (CA) News Network
added May 7, 2013 02:10
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[California] Hookah and e-cigarettes popular with high schoolers

Almost 10 percent of 11th and 12th graders are using e-cigarettes, and other alternative tobacco products are increasingly popular, according to a new study. Young people often use multiple tobacco products at once, the researchers found. “From this ana
Reuters
added Nov 27, 2015 23:54
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[Canada] City council moving forward with hookah ban

City council is forging ahead with plans to ban the use of herbal water pipes, otherwise known as hookahs, in public places. Council passed a motion Wednesday asking Ottawa Public health to study how it can expand the city's bylaws to regulate all smoki
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 03:48
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Cigar Use on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

More teenagers are turning to cigars, particularly among African-Americans, even as they smoke fewer cigarettes, according to a government survey. The findings published Thursday come as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration weighs tighter restrictions
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 15, 2013 02:06
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UCSF comment on FDA draft guidance on investigational use of tobacco products

We support FDA’s understanding that academic and public health researchers, in their efforts to protect the public health, need to conduct studies involving new tobacco products (some of which may not have marketing authorization or do not comply with an
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 20, 2015 17:10
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[Pakistan] Sheesha smoke: Cafe workers protest at ‘unjust’ crackdown

Hundreds of workers, most employed at sheesha cafes on The Mall, gathered at Liberty Chowk and then marched to Hussain Chowk. . . .organised by the Restaurant and Café Association of Punjab.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 12, 2012 11:28
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New truth® Ad: Don’t Get Played by Flavored Tobacco Products

a new truth ad has another important message: The battle isn’t just about cigarettes. With the warning “Don’t get played while they get paid,” the ad informs young people that other tobacco products, such as hookah and little cigars, are also addictive a
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:08
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[North Carolina] FDA extends comment period on e-cig regulations

said Friday it is extending by 30 days the public comment period for how it should regulate electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products. Comments now will be accepted until Aug. 8.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 21, 2014 14:59
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[California] Manteca may allow hookah lounges, other tobacco uses

The city that led the drive in California in the 1970s to ban the sale of cigarettes from vending machines accessible to children may now make hookah lounges legal. The Manteca Planning Commission on Tuesday is considering a municipal code amendment tha
Manteca (CA) Bulletin
added May 26, 2014 05:28
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[Asia, India] Hookah less harmful than cigarettes: Study

"The new study reiterates that hookah smoke is a less harmful option compared to cigarette smoking. But I would emphasise more on herbal hookahs which are free of tobacco or nicotine as the best alternative," said Shireen Parker, vice-president of Arabia
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 23, 2013 12:27
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