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[Canada] Alberta anti-smoking strategy may finally be about to be released, maybe

Now, the province again says its anti-smoking strategy is coming, although it’s a bit more leery about putting a firm time frame on the plan. “You should expect to see something very soon,” is all health department spokesman John Muir would say last we
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Oct 18, 2012 07:29

Heavy metals in hookah tobacco

They found that the levels of the metals are low and those of four of the more toxic metals (As, Cd, Cr, Pb) in a typical smoking portion of hookah tobacco are actually lower than those in a typical cigarette. So, metals may not be one of the health fact
added Oct 18, 2012 03:26

[Pakistan] Parliament urged to ban Shisha smoking

Residents of the federal capital have demanded of the Parliament to ban Shisha smoking (a delicious killer) at restaurants, cafes and other public places, as it is extremely injurious to health.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Sep 30, 2012 14:58

Study of cigarette and waterpipe tobacco smoking shows knowledge gap in perceived health risks

People who smoke both cigarettes and waterpipes - dual users - lack sufficient knowledge about the risks of tobacco smoking and are at considerable risk for dependence and tobacco-related diseases, such as cancer, heart disease and stroke later in life, a
added Sep 27, 2012 13:17

[Iran] Hookah Effects as Harmful as Cigarettes, Study Finds

Wheeze, cough, chest tightness evident in those who smoke using either method
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 31, 2012 17:40

[India] Civic body to smoke out hookah bars

Restaurants and bars that offer hookahs in posh south Delhi markets may soon be forced to shut shop. Taking a stand against the 'form of smoking', the South Corporation has said providing hookah was illegal.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:21

[UK] Warning over shisha health risks

Environmental health chiefs at Preston Council have sent out posters to local doctors and dental surgeries and pharmacies, highlighting the health risks of the practice.
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Jul 27, 2012 14:55

[Pakistan] Parliament urged to legislate on sheesha smoking

The residents of the federal capital have demanded that the parliament make laws o ban sheesha smoking (a delicious killer) at restaurants, cafes and other public places, as it is extremely injurious to health.
Daily Times (pk)
added Jun 3, 2012 23:27

[Nigeria] Shisha Smoking: The Evil Within

Leadership (ng)
added May 13, 2012 07:12

[Qatar, UK] Shisha no alternative to quitting smoking: expert

Gulf Times (qa)
added Apr 22, 2012 00:00
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