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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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[Pakistan] Sheesha ban: LHC calls for implementing anti-smoking laws

Denying to issue separate direction to ban Sheeha at cafes, Lahore High Court Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial directed the Punjab Home secretary and Lahore district coordination officer to ensure enforcement of Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jul 11, 2012 15:47
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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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Legacy Urges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Place Restrictions on All Tobacco Products

The FDA Must Regulate Emerging Products With Particular Appeal to Youth Such as Little Cigars, Hookah and E-cigarettes
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 12, 2014 15:01
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[Virginia] Reducing tobacco use at Langley AFB

nearly 1,300 active duty U.S. Air Force airmen at Langley Air Force Base were documented as tobacco users, according to the Corporate Dental Application U.S. military Dental Data Status. In an attempt to reduce these numbers, using smoke and smokeless p
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Mar 17, 2014 14:17
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[Canada] City wants to extend smoking ban

A proposed bylaw, which will be considered by the community and protective services committee Thursday, would effectively extend the new outdoor smoking ban to all lighted, non-tobacco products.
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Jun 16, 2012 16:32
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[Singapore] Shisha smoking less harmful than cigarette smoking? 5 myths debunked

Here are the myths and facts of shisha smoking. MYTH: Shisha smoking is less harmful than cigarette smoking because it is mostly flavoured "steam". FACT: Shisha smoke is not steam or water vapour.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:59
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[Utah] Dixie State University Becomes Tobacco-Free Campus

Dixie State University in St. George has become Utah's first public institution of higher education to ban all forms of tobacco on campus. "It was a student-driven initiative that was in the works for almost four complete years," DSU Dean of Students Del
KUTV CBS 2 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Jan 4, 2014 04:50
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TEENS CONTINUE TO LIGHT UP CIGARS, HOOKAH AND PIPES / High Prevalence of Cigars and the Dual Use of Combusted Tobacco Products Delay the Demise of Cigarettes

the public health and tobacco control communities are eager to secure meaningful changes that can significantly accelerate the decline in tobacco use. We urge the FDA to move swiftly to adopt a final rule to get the job done.
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 13, 2014 20:57
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