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[UK] Smoking at trendy hubble-bubble cafes may increase risk of heart disease, say experts

shows that heart rate, blood pressure and carbon monoxide levels rise significantly immediately after smoking shisha. These physiological changes may lead to heart disease which in turn can lead to heart attacks.
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 20, 2014 11:23

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Normative Beliefs as Predictors of Hookah Smoking Initiation: A Longitudinal Study of University Students

While positive attitudes and favorable normative beliefs are associated with initiation of HTS in a cohort of never-users, increased knowledge about toxins is not associated with lower initiation. It may be particularly valuable for educational interventi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2014 12:26

Colorado Smoking Accessory Stores Move Into New Markets

kers are smokers. And in the view of Boulder, Colo.-based smoking purveyor Smoker Friendly, they're all potential customers. The 23-year-old chain plans to open as many as 10 new stores this year under the name Glass Werx, a chain that will sell a variet
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 29, 2014 12:26

[Canada] Herbal shisha a potential health hazard: study

In a new study published this month in the peer-reviewed journal Tobacco Control, an international team of researchers led by the U of A studied three popular Canadian brands of herbal shisha and found trace toxic metals such as chromium, nickel and arse
University of Alberta (ca)
added Nov 25, 2013 10:21

'Emerging' tobacco products gaining traction among young, CDC survey finds

The percentage of middle-school and high-school students using so-called emerging tobacco products is increasing even as their rate of tobacco use in general is remaining relatively constant, federal scientists reported Thursday.
added Nov 15, 2013 02:08

[Asia, India] `Act against clubs, hookah bars flouting non-smoking law`

There is an urgent need to take stringent action against clubs, hookah bars and restaurants which are flouting the non-smoking law, an NGO said Wednesday. Smoking was banned in public places across the country Oct 2, 2008 following a Supreme Court order.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:26

[Pakistan] Smoke without fire

Sheesha smokers are concerned that the government is deliberately ignoring the part of the law that allows smoking in designated places.
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 13, 2013 17:21

Hookah Smoke May Be Less Harmful Than Cigarette Tobacco, Contains Lower Levels Of 4 Toxic Metals

In new research presented at a meeting of the American Chemical Society, hookah tobacco and smoke contain lower levels of four toxic metals than those found in cigarettes. "Any form of smoking is dangerous, and our studies on toxic metals in hookah smoke
IBT - International Business Times
added Sep 11, 2013 09:12

[Korea - South] 2NE1 CL Is The Latest K-Pop Celeb To Come Under Scrutiny For Smoking

Female rapper and leader of 2NE1, CL, often posts pictures of herself on her Instagram - sometimes several in one day. ... Some comments left by followers express the health concerns related to smoking while other people have left messages saying how co
added Aug 22, 2013 14:28

[UK] Shisha cafe flouted smoke free laws

Preston Café Ltd, operators of Pasha in Aqueduct Street, Ashton, were ordered to pay £1,235 at Preston Magistrates’ Court. Cafe bosses pleaded guilty to two offences: failing to prevent persons smoking in a smoke free place and failing to make sure that
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Jul 24, 2013 17:50
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