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Trajectories of Hookah Use: Harm Perceptions from Youth to Young Adulthood

This study helps confirm the influence of harm perceptions of hookah tobacco on hookah use among youth and young adults. Increased public education efforts aimed at youth and young adults can help shift knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding the healt
American Journal of Health Behavior
added Jun 2, 2017 19:37

[New York] VIDEO: City Council Holds Hearing on Legislation Taking Aim at Hookah Smoking

As many as 300 businesses now sell hookah products or provide space to use them, up from 72 in 2012. City officials say it's time to impose regulations. "There's been a real explosion, I mean, with the number of hookah establishments growing many fold,
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Apr 29, 2017 02:56

[Asia] Azerbaijan to restrict use of hookah and electron cigarette

Azerbaijan is set to prohibit the use of water-based hookah in non-smoking places. This is according to the draft law on restriction of use of tobacco products, which was put up for discussion at the second reading in parliament, APA reported. It was a
added Apr 29, 2017 03:09
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[Africa] How dangerous is smoking and how much affect smokers in The Gambia?

we do not have reports about the death rate of dying of smoking here in the Gambia but according to the facts of biological and long term harming of smoking and the long term illnesses caused death of many, many Gambian every year too. Sadly the fact is
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Apr 29, 2017 02:48

[Pennsylvania] Hookah bars now legal in restricted Bristol Township area, as intended solution to noise ($$)

Hookah bars are now permissible under new zoning in Bristol Township, but anyone looking to set up shop in parts of the township may see their chance go up in smoke.
Bucks County (PA) Courier Times
added Apr 22, 2017 22:22

[California] S.F. Looks to Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products

“Flavored tobacco products are widely considered to be starter products because they taste good, they mask the flavor of tobacco,” said Supervisor Malia Cohen, who authored the legislation. “They make it easier for people experimenting with tobacco to be
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:59

[New York] De Blasio wants to increase the price of cigarettes and tax tobacco products

The minimum price of cigarettes and little cigars would increase from $10.50 to $13 a pack under a bill from Councilman Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan) that's backed by de Blasio. A fifth of adult Staten Islanders smoke cigarettes, according to a 2015 city
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Apr 19, 2017 21:59

Elements including metals in the atomizer and aerosol of disposable electronic cigarettes and electronic hookahs [FREE FULL TEXT]

t EC/EH aerosols contain a mixture of elements, including heavy metals, with concentrations often significantly higher than in conventional cigarette smoke. While the health effects of inhaling mixtures of heated metals is currently not known, these data
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Apr 21, 2017 17:28

[Ohio] Hookah smoking can kill lung cells: UC research

Reminder to anyone walking the flossy groves of the University of Cincinnati: Its facilities will be tobacco-free starting May 1. And if you’re thinking of indulging instead in a smoke from a hookah, a UC graduate student’s research will give pause.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Apr 17, 2017 18:30

[Asia, India] Crackdown on tobacco use; hookah bars to close down

"The hookah bars usually operate under licenses for a bar or a restaurant. But they come under COTPA, which prohibits smoking in public places," LR Pathak, state co-ordinator for tobacco control in Jharkhand, said. "We have identified such hookah bars in
Times of India
added Apr 14, 2017 18:16
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