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[Malaysia] 'Panel to study its tobacco content'

The Health Ministry has formed a committee to study the effects of smoking shisha. Its minister, Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam, said the study would be done from a medical perspective and its effects on health. He said this when asked to comment on the d
New Straits Times (my)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:37

[Malaysia] Muslim ‘forbidden’ from smoking shisha

The National Council for Islamic Affairs’ Fatwa Committee (Edicts) has declared a fatwa (edict) on ‘shisha’ or waterpipe smoking. It is now ‘haram’ (forbidden) for Muslims to smoke shisha. (my)
added Aug 17, 2013 12:10

Key health themes and reporting of numerical cigarette–waterpipe equivalence in online news articles reporting on waterpipe tobacco smoking: a content analysis

Those wishing to write or publish information related to WTS may wish to avoid comparing WTS to cigarettes using numerical values as this is a major source of confusion. Future research is needed to address the impact of the media on the attitudes, initia
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2013 01:14

[Africa, South Africa] Smoke and mirrors

SMOKING hookahs or shishas, more commonly known as "hubbly bubblies" has become fashionable among South African teenagers.
The Citizen (za)
added Jul 17, 2013 09:04

[Asia, Bahrain] Minister of Health convenes first meeting with the National Anti-Smoking Commission

Minister of Health welcomed the new members of the Commission, wishing them success in performing their assigned duties and achieving constructive objectives in the field of combating tobacco smoking. From their part, the members of the Commission assured
Kingdom Of Bahrain- Information Affairs Authority (bh)
added Jul 17, 2013 16:16

[UK] Council pleads for government help to tackle rise in rogue shisha bars across Manchester

Town hall bosses warn that without new government regulations, the city’s booming shisha industry can flout anti-smoking laws ‘all day long’.
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Jul 16, 2013 10:01

[UK] Pub owner arrested for hosting 'sex and smoke' themed party for 140 schoolchildren

A day after the Gurgaon Police raided an underage pub party, organised and attended by school students, the owner of the pub 'Buzz-in' situated in City Centre mall on MG Road has been arrested. About 140 school children were allegedly found drinking alc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2013 05:10

[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

[India] Gurgaon: 100 children detained for smoking hookah

Around 100 school students were detained from a pub in a Guragon mall after they were caught smoking hookah during a party and possibly using other narcotics, media reports said on Monday.
India Blooms (in)
added Jul 15, 2013 17:41

[Florida] Legislature's 'Bong Ban' goes up in smoke

The law that came into effect July 1 only bans stores from "knowingly and willfully" selling the pipes for drug use. It's a practice, according to Psychedelic Shop co-owner Jason Henry, that already was considered the norm in the industry. "From day on
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Jul 14, 2013 11:15
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