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Metal Analysis for Non-tobacco Smoking Alternatives: Steam Stone Fluids and Smoke

Although steam stones are marketed as free of nicotine, tar, carcinogens, and carbon monoxide, the use of traditional smoldering charcoal still exposes a user to these toxicants, including unacceptable amounts of harmful metals, such as Cr and As, despit
Microchemical Journal
added May 12, 2015 12:37

Kansas Lawmakers Hazy On Hookah

“Having lived a very sheltered life in southeast Kansas, I had to Google this to even find out what it was,” Rep. Jim Kelly, a Republican from Independence, said during an informational hearing on the subject last week. Hookahs are water pipes used to s
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Mar 11, 2015 10:49

Argelini Tobacco Company and Recording Artist TYGA Announce New Partnership

“With TYGA’s hit song 'Hookah' and his love for hookah products, it was only natural that we would align with such an influential and talented person,” says Sue Kassis, CEO & founder.
Business Wire
added Feb 18, 2015 12:06

[UK] Wilshere responds after shisha picture controversy

Wilshere, who is currently recovering from ankle surgery, has responded to the reaction to the image of him holding a shisha pipe by posting an image of him training.
added Feb 5, 2015 18:44

Hookah use predicts cigarette smoking progression among college smokers

Recent hookah use predicted increased cigarette smoking over 6 months in a college sample. These are the first prospective data demonstrating this relationship, indicating the value of developing strategies to prevent hookah use among college students.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 16, 2015 10:18

[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

[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

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. (Yahoo!)
added Dec 4, 2014 05:56

[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

[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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