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[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

[India] 100 students detained for allegedly smoking hookah in Gurgaon pub

About 100 students from various schools from Delhi and Gurgaon were detained from a pub in a mall in Gurgaon after they were allegedly caught smoking hookah during a party, police said today. However, they were released later and no action was taken aga
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jul 17, 2013 01:04

[New Jersey] Clifton fines eateries for indoor smoking

In what has become a growing problem for the Clifton Health Department, the list of eateries and bars that are fined for allowing smoking indoors – notably hookah smoking – continues to grow. The Sultan Restaurant is the most recent to be fined after ci
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jun 29, 2013 11:37

[Pakistan] 19.7 percent students smoke sheesha: PMRC

A study conducted by Pakistan Medical Research Council (PMRC) revealed that prevalence of sheesha-smoking among college and university students aged from 20 to 25 years across the country is 19.7 percent.
Daily Times (pk)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:26
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