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[Africa] Rwanda, Kenya ban shisha smoking following Tanzania’s lead

Rwanda and Kenya have banned shisha smoking, becoming the second and third African countries respectively to put bans in place. Tanzania was the first African country to implement a ban after President John Magufuli outlawed shisha smoking in July. Rwan
East African Monitor (uk)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:46
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[Africa] Kenya to ban shisha over health risks

Health CS Cleopa Mailu told The Star on Thursday that discussions on the ban, with various government departments, were ongoing. "We are contemplating banning shisha ... we will definitely do that," he said by phone. "We are in discussions with the Att
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha smoking still popular in Nairobi night clubs

3.1 million Kenyans exposed to exhaled tobacco smoke mainly in nightclubs. Cigarette sales are declining in many parts of the world, but shisha smoking is on the rise.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 15:30
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[Africa] Why Rwanda banned smoking of shisha

Munyemanzi said there should have been a prior warning from the Ministry of Health giving them a grace period to finish old stock... “Being a vaporised liquid makes it more dangerous than tobacco. Tobacco has nicotine and shisha is made of different subs
The New Times (rw)
added Dec 20, 2017 20:09
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[Africa, Uganda] Rwanda bans shisha

Uganda ostensibly banned shisha in 2015, but the toxic product is still sold, promoted and used openly around the country. . . . In Kampala, there are bars whose primary selling point is shisha, also known as hookah.
The Observer (ug)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:17
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[Asia, India] Mumbai: 25% students between 10 and 19 addicted to smoking

A survey conducted by the Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mazgaon, in association with the Manipal University, has revealed that 25 per cent of the students, between 10 and 19, studying in city municipal and private schools, are getting increasingly habituated
Free Press Journal (in)
added Nov 7, 2017 04:00
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[Russia] Australian boxing icon Kostya Tszyu enjoys a quiet new life in Moscow

puffs on a water-pipe under a no-smoking sign, admitting shisha tobacco is his one vice. “I didn’t smoke all my life, I barely drank, and now, allow me one vice, I can have a little vice,’’ he said.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Oct 21, 2017 23:17
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[New York] De Blasio, Gentile sign hookah regulation bill

While the bill grandfathers in hookah lounges where 50 percent or more of their revenue comes from the sale of non-tobacco smoking products, those businesses will now have to meet basic health and safety requirements, including installing ventilation sys
Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle.
added Oct 21, 2017 23:16
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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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