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[California] Study: Hookah no safer than cigarettes, just differently dangerous

more than 40% of college students had used a hookah, and many of them appeared to believe it was safer than cigarette smoking. Doctors are trying to dissuade folks of that notion. "The tobacco is no less toxic in a hookah pipe," according to the Mayo Cli
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 20, 2013 17:04

Water-pipe smoking may not be a safe alternative to cigarette smoking

Smoking tobacco in a water pipe resulted in a different pattern of exposure to toxic substances and may result in a cancer risk profile that is different from that of cigarette smoking, according to data published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prev
added Apr 19, 2013 13:54

Prevalence of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Among Population Aged 15 Years or Older, Vietnam, 2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Rural dwellers who are poor should be targeted in tobacco control programs. Further studies are needed that examine perceptions of the adverse health effects and the cultural factors of waterpipe tobacco smoking.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:15

More Carbon Monoxide, Benzene In Hookah Smoke Than Cigarettes, Study Says

But a new study from the University of California, San Francisco reports that hookah smoke contains a different - but still harmful - cocktail of chemicals that can lead to health problems.
Nature World News
added Apr 18, 2013 20:40

Smoking from Hookah Not a Harmless Alternative to Cigarettes

Smoking tobacco through a hookah is a pastime gaining popularity among the college crowd ... In a new study at UC San Francisco, researchers measuring chemicals in the blood and urine concluded that hookah smoke contains a different – but still harmful –
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Apr 18, 2013 16:39
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[UK] Liverpool “shisha bar” owner prosecuted over Turkish water-pipe offence

THE owner of a city "shisha bar" - where customers smoke Turkish water-pipes - pleaded guilty to flouting anti-smoking laws. Liverpool city council brought the prosecution against Mohammed Rizwan, owner of the Mya Lounge, in Ranelagh Street.
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Apr 18, 2013 16:26

[District of Columbia] Hookah Bars, Cigar Lounge Violating D.C.'s Smoke-Free Law, Says Group

Smokefree D.C., the advocacy group behind the passage of the 2007 law banning smoking in bars and restaurants, wrote a letter Mayor Vince Gray and the D.C. Council this week alleging that Civil and a number of other establishments in the city--primarily
DCist (dc)
added Apr 16, 2013 03:32

[District of Columbia] VIDEO: Smokefree DC says hookah bars violate DC smoking ban

claiming several businesses are breaking the law by allowing smoking and even specifically catering to the smoking crowd. The D.C. Health Department tells ABC7 that not only is this problem on its radar, but it's formed a collaborative interagency task f
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Apr 14, 2013 13:04

[Asia, Pakistan] 3 Sheesha smoking Centers sealed, 16 hookahs confiscated

The District Administration has launched operation against Sheesha Smoking centers and sealed three Sheesha centers and confiscated 16 hookahs respectively.
ONLINE International News Network (pk)
added Apr 12, 2013 13:57

[Australia] Smoke-free Shisha ad banned for 'glamourising smoking'

a promotion for a Shisha pipe which claims to be tobacco and nicotine free are the latest to be banned by the Advertising Standards Bureau. ... The e-Shisha Pipes, publicised through website Sure Deal, drew ire on the grounds of "false claims the product
B&T Weekly
added Apr 10, 2013 15:00
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