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[Asia, India] Delhi government cracks down on city’s hookah bars, asks police, municipal corporations to cancel licences

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that hookah smoking was not allowed in either non-smoking or even smoking zones in the national capital. Jain has said Delhi Police and municipal corporations should immediately cancel the licences of restaurants
Financial Express (in)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:55
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[Asia] Hookah found to be just as dangerous as smoking cigarettes

Hookah can be a fun way for friends to relax together. There is a misconception, however, that there are no negative health effects from hookah. This is untrue. Tobacco smoke passes through a water basin in a hookah. Cannabis can also be smoked with a h
Sampan Newspaper
added Oct 20, 2017 13:59
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[New York] New hookah bars banned from opening in NYC

The legislation adds “hookah” to the city’s indoor smoking ban — allowing existing spots to stay open only if at least half their sales are from hookahs and they get a permit. Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Brooklyn), who has pushed the move for years,
New York Daily News
added Oct 19, 2017 00:03
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran slaps ban on hookahs in holy city of Qom

Iranian courts banned the use of hookah water pipes in public in the holy city of Qom and northern province of Alborz, in a fresh crackdown on smokers. “Consuming tobacco or using hookah pipes are forbidden in coffee houses, traditional eateries, restaur
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:30
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FDA Tobacco Compliance Webinars

Compliance Webinars for Tobacco Manufacturers and Retailers on the Final Rule Extending FDA Authority to All Tobacco Products The FDA has finalized a rule—commonly referred to as the "deeming rule"—extending its authority to all tobacco products, includi
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 18, 2017 22:40
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[UK] Owner of Croydon shisha bars is given huge fine for allowing customers to smoke inside

A Croydon man has been hit with a hefty court bill of more than £8,500 after he allowed customers to smoke the exotic pipes inside three of his Croydon shisha bars. At the start of this month Sohail Khan, proprietor of the Café Havana chain, was found g
Croydon Advertiser (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 01:34
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[Russia] Medvedev’s healthy lifestyle 2.0: It’s time to say goodbye to vaping and hookah lounges?

The Ministry of Health of Russia is going to ban vapes, hookahs, to dissuade women from abortion, to force everyone to give up smoking and start doing sports – these are the tasks listed in the priority project to develop a healthy lifestyle approved by
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56
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[Africa, Ghana] Shisha is harmful, avoid it - FDA warns

The Head of the Tobacco and Substance Abuse Unit of the Food and Drugs Authority, Mrs Olivia Boateng, has stressed that the belief among many young people that ‘shisha’ is not as harmful as cigarette is not true. She said many youngsters claimed that be
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:11
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] A law gone up in smoke

the ministries of tourism and health, the Greater Amman Municipality and the Jordan Restaurant Association reached an “agreement” whereby hundreds of restaurants and cafés will no longer be fined for allowing smoking the hubble bubble.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:30
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[Asia, Singapore] 2 Arab Street restaurants fined S$12,300 for selling shisha

Two restaurants on Arab Street were fined a total of S$12,300 on Tuesday (Jun 20) for selling shisha without a valid licence, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) said. Rupesh Kumar Singh, the director of Nasrin Restaurant at 58 Arab Street, was fined S$1
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jun 21, 2017 15:10
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