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Shisha cafe licensing by government agencies ‘flouting UAE’s tobacco laws’

Shisha cafes are still being granted permission to open in residential areas and near schools, a member of the Federal National Council said on Tuesday. Marwan bin Ghalita (Dubai) said some government entitities were flouting the country’s tobacco laws,
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:37

[Canada] BILL 44 An Act to Amend the Smoke-free Places Act

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows: 1 Section 1 of the Smoke-free Places Act, chapter 222 of the Revised Statutes, 2011, is amended (b) to inhale or exhale vapour from an elect
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added May 30, 2015 17:15

Steam Stones Safer Than Hookah, But Only If You Smoke Them Right

addition to the synthetic smoking market is called steam stones, which can be easily procured on Amazon or eBay ...They are then heated in the heads of hookah devices...stones don't contain nicotine, although some brands do.
Inside Science (American Institute of Physics)
added May 27, 2015 16:38

[Florida] College students unaware of hookah’s health effects, study says

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that students are frequently engaging in hookah smoking, but are highly unaware of the health risks involved in the activity.
Oregon Daily Emerald (U of Oregon, Eugene)
added May 23, 2015 16:53

[Idaho] Hookah club leaves bad aftertaste / Business owner suing over toxic flooring material

A Post Falls tanning salon owner is suing the owner of a neighboring hookah club over fumes - from flooring material...said a material called Diamond Clear was applied to iHookah's floor last spring, generating toxic fumes. The lawsuit also claims the hoo
Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added May 9, 2015 17:29

[Asia, India] Why hookah is as bad as cigarettes

For quite a few years, hookahs have been gaining popularity in India with hookah bars sprouting everywhere and even nightclubs offering it. And though there have been sporadic government crackdowns, hookahs continue to be in fashion, mainly because of th
Asian Age (in)
added May 4, 2015 08:22

[UK] Raheem Sterling smokes shisha: Liverpool FC star caught up in controversy after pictures are leaked

Liverpool FC star Raheem Sterling has been caught up in fresh controversy after pictures were leaked to a national newspaper of the forward smoking a shisha pipe.
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:10

[UK] Raheem Sterling pictured smoking shisha pipe as Liverpool star courts controversy shortly after turning down new deal

In a photograph revealed by the Sunday Mirror, the 20-year-old is seen taking a drag from the large orange pipe – containing fruit-scented tobacco and smoked through hot coals via a tube – in a picture published in the Sunday Mirror.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2015 19:14

[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Residents in shock over weekend fires

Burning cigarette butts tossed through windows and shisha parties on balconies have been identified as culprits for a few major fires that killed people and ravaged properties in the past years. Though authorities have ruled out criminal motive behind t
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:28

[Jordan] Up in smoke: Belief that shisha pipe 'filters out' heavy metals

only a minimal amount of heavy metals are removed in the 'filtration' process when smoking shisha, also known as hookah, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. On average, 3% of heavy metals present in tobacco are re
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 20, 2015 11:00
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