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[Missouri] Recent changes to Columbia tobacco regs cover hookahs

The Columbia City Council voted on December 15 to change the minimum purchase age for tobacco and e-cigarette sales to 21. Hookahs will be regulated just like all other tobacco products, the city has said.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Dec 28, 2014 17:44
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[Mid-east] The global epidemiology of waterpipe smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Waterpipe smoking has become a global public health problem. Developing surveillance, intervention and regulatory/policy frameworks specific to the waterpipe has become a public health priority.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 5, 2014 11:14
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Hookah Smoke Contains Cancer-Causing Chemical

People who smoke a hookah or inhale secondhand hookah smoke may be breathing in the chemical benzene, a substance that previous research has linked with an increased risk of leukemia, according to a new study.
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Dec 4, 2014 05:56
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[Singapore] Cafe owners expect big hit from shisha ban

Shops selling the product...said shisha sales account for 60 per cent to 80 per cent of their business. Two shops that have stopped selling shisha in the past year said they have seen a drop of up to 70 per cent in takings.
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:08
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[Asia-pacific] Feature: Water pipe zeal in Vietnam

Youth smoking shisha at bars, dancing halls and other entertainment spots have become more popular in recent years in Vietnam, especially in major cities of capital Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City, said Hua Ngoc Thuan,vice chairman of HCM City People's C
Xinhua Newswire
added Oct 10, 2014 12:57
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[Florida] Shaq Flouts Doral's Smoking Ban, Gets Cop Job Despite Hookah Habit

This time, Shaq is flouting Doral's strict rule against hiring anyone who smokes tobacco. It seems Shaq Fu enjoys a hookah now and again -- and the city says it will let him join the force anyway...."Since he's an unpaid employee, it doesn't apply to him.
Miami New Times blogs
added Sep 20, 2014 13:06
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At Mocha Hookah in Brooklyn Heights, Tasting Mint, Orange and Home

They were smoking molasses-soaked mint herbs packed in a scooped-out orange. Like all of the flavors at Mocha Hookah, theirs was a purely herbal concoction — no tobacco, no nicotine.
New York Times
added Sep 6, 2014 14:21
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[UK] Shisha Smokers Cause London Traffic Meltdown

Two shisha smokers brought some Arabian flavour to the streets of London when they caused traffic chaos by smoking shisha in the middle of the road.... The phenomenon is thought to have spiralled in recent months, as many Arabs visit London for their summ
CairoScene (eg)
added Sep 3, 2014 08:54
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Are teens turning from cigarettes to hookahs? Study raises red flag.

New York University researchers had hypothesized that prevalence of hookah use would be highest among low-income students and minorities, following the trend line for cigarette smoking. However, analysis of data collected during 2010-2012 Monitoring the F
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 7, 2014 21:12
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[UK] Smoking at trendy hubble-bubble cafes may increase risk of heart disease, say experts

shows that heart rate, blood pressure and carbon monoxide levels rise significantly immediately after smoking shisha. These physiological changes may lead to heart disease which in turn can lead to heart attacks.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:23
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