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[UK] Sniffer dogs to be used in Trading Standards illegal tobacco crackdown in Southampton

The dogs are being employed as part of a high profile campaign called ‘Keep It Out’ led by Trading Standards officers from Hampshire, Southampton and Portsmouth Councils supported by local Public Health teams. Illegal tobacco products are either cigaret
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 13:59

LETTER: FARSALINOS: Harmful effects from one puff of shisha-pen vapor: methodological and interpretational problems in the risk assessment analysis

With this letter we express our concerns about the applicability of the proposed Margin of Exposure analysis as a method of risk assessment for propylene glycol and glycerol exposure from a shisha-pen type electronic cigarette.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 8, 2016 18:42

[Europe] Integrating the impact of cigarette and waterpipe tobacco use among adolescents in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: a cross-sectional, population-level model of toxicant exposure

Our model suggests waterpipe use may contribute a median of 36.4% (IQR 26.7–46.8%, n=16) of the total toxicant exposure from tobacco...Conclusions More research is warranted to refine our model's parameters. Tobacco control researchers should consider a
Tobacco Control
added Jun 29, 2016 20:05

[Mid-east, Uae] EDITORIAL: Separating smoke from ire on shisha

All this is proof that we need a definitive study on shisha’s effects and preferably for that research to be led by this region.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 2, 2016 17:50

[Mid-east] Shisha is ‘much worse for smokers than cigarettes’, UAE health checks show

Shisha smokers have up to four times the amount of carbon monoxide in their lungs than cigarette smokers. That is the finding of health checks that marked No Tobacco Day on Tuesday. The Ministry of Health asked doctors from mobile clinics to host smokin
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46

[UK] It’s about to become illegal to advertise e-cigarettes

any promotion, sponsorship or advertising of e-cigarettes or their refill containers will be prohibited. The ban will apply to most mainstream media platforms – including the internet, television and radio. For now adverts on outside posters and on the
Metro Café (uk)
added May 19, 2016 20:12

VIDEO: FDA to extend tobacco regulations to e-cigarettes, other products

Electronic cigarettes and hookahs will now be regulated like tobacco Children will no longer be able to buy them; ingredients will be regulated; packages will carry warnings The e-cigarette industry calls the final rule "a complete disaster"
added May 6, 2016 17:14

[Africa, Kenya] 19yr-old girl dies after Sheesha smoking spree in Kiambu

A family in Kiambu county is demanding justice following the death of their 19 year old daughter who died mysteriously after allegedly taking a contaminated substance at a local pub.
added Apr 28, 2016 20:49

Pulmonary Abnormalities in Young, Light-use Waterpipe (Hookah) Smokers

Young, light-use waterpipe-only smokers have a variety of abnormalities in multiple lung-related biologic and clinical parameters, suggesting that even limited waterpipe use has broad consequences on human lung biology and health. We suggest that large ep
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Apr 7, 2016 12:09

Just ONE hookah pipe 'exposes the smoker to 100 times more tar and 4 times as much nicotine as one cigarette'

Just one session smoking a hookah pipe can cause a person to develop lung abnormalities, scientists have warned. Smokers are exposed to four times the amount of nicotine, as they would inhale smoking one cigarette, a new study has revealed. Furthermore
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2016 18:45
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