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Hookah smoking raises cardiovascular risk comparable to traditional cigarette smoking, study finds

“Our findings challenge the concept that fruit-flavored hookah tobacco smoking is a healthier tobacco alternative. It is not,” said Mary Rezk-Hanna, the study's lead author. In direct contradiction to marketing efforts claiming that hookah (water pipe)
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
added Aug 3, 2018 21:45
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NGOs File Motion for Summary Judgment in Lawsuit Challenging FDA’s Guidance Extending Deeming Rule Compliance Policy Deadlines

The NGOs make three main arguments: (1) the Guidance unlawfully authorizes manufacturers to continue marketing newly-deemed tobacco products without obtaining the required FDA marketing order, contrary to the requirements of the Family Smoking Prevention
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 3, 2018 17:45
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[Dominican Republic] Death by hookah: Model, 26, dies after night out smoking hubble-bubble and complaining she had a 'pain in her neck'

A young mother in the Dominican Republic fell sick and passed away last Sunday after a night out with friends drinking liquor and smoking hookah. According to news reports, Jennifer Munoz, 26, had visited a bar when she started complaining of headaches,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:31
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strongest achievements have been in protection from exposure to tobacco smoke; controlling advertising, promotion and sponsorship; controlling sales to and by minors; education, communication and public awareness; and packaging and labelling of NCTP.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 16:01
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Future work should address the deep-rooted social acceptance of NCTP, the laxity in their control, their exclusion from regulations in some countries and the failure to subject them to increased taxation. Control measures should also specifically target t
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:36
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E-cigarettes, tobacco linked to higher risk of oral cancer

the vast majority of non-cigarette tobacco users are exposed to carcinogen levels comparable to or exceeding exposure among exclusive cigarette smokers, levels that are likely to place users at substantial risk. The full findings are present in the journ
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:46
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[California] 9th Circuit Clarifies: Damages Not Available In Hookah Trademark Case ($$)

judge did not err in reconsidering an earlier summary judgment holding upon finding that a trademark infringement plaintiff sought and won damages for trademarks that were not yet registered at the time they were counterfeited, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Cour
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 26, 2018 01:03
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Air quality and presence of air ventilation systems inside waterpipe cafés in North Carolina

Conclusions Unsafe levels of CO and PM2.5 were observed in waterpipe cafés in NC, despite reported use of air ventilation systems. Prohibiting indoor waterpipe smoking may be necessary to ensure clean air for employees and patrons.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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Genetic vulnerability for smoking and cannabis use: associations with e-cigarette and water pipe use

The significant associations between genetic liability to smoking heaviness with e-cigarette and water pipe phenotypes are in line with studies indicating a common genetic background for substance use phenotypes. These associations emerged only in non-smo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:01
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GLANTZ: FDA Should Set a Nicotine Product Standard Level to be Achieved in a Single Step for All Combusted Tobacco Products

My colleagues and I have submitted this public comment...Lowering the nicotine delivery of all combusted tobacco products – not just cigarettes – if written and enforced vigorously in a way that anticipates tobacco industry efforts to thwart the intent of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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