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[Nigeria] Emulate other Africans on Shisha ban, ERA/FoEN urges FG

has urged the Federal Government to emulate nations that have banned the importation and smoking of water-pipe tobacco also known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. The organisation made the call following the an
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jan 13, 2018 14:40
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[Ghana] Bad News For Shisha Lovers! FDA Receives Petition Calling For Its Ban

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), the Ghana NCD Alliance and other civil society organisations (CSOs) have called on the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to immediately ban the smoking of shisha in the country.
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:55
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[Asia, India] Anti-cancer activist raises alarm over young smokers

Serving hookahs in bars or restaurants with poor fire safety standards and no separate fire exits continue to be a grave safety hazard. He has pointed to its health hazards for youngsters and has asked for its ban under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco
Asian Age (in)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:19
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Ban shisha in Ghana, CSOs petition FDA

The Vision for Alternative Development, (VALD), the Ghana NCD Alliance and other civil society organisations (CSOs) have called on the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to immediately ban the smoking of “shisha” in the country. The call was made in a petitio
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Jan 11, 2018 18:50
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Non-Cigarette Tobacco Products Double Chances of Youth Smoking Within a Year

Non-cigarette tobacco products, which include electronic cigarettes, hookah (tobacco waterpipe), smokeless tobacco, and non-cigarette combustibles, like cigars, are increasingly popular among young people. Considerable debate surrounds whether use of thes
MedicalResearch.com
added Jan 10, 2018 23:59
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[Africa, Kenya] 5 shocking facts about Shisha you didn't know

The recent ban on shisha smoking by Health CS Cleopha Mailu undoubtedly dealt a big blow to businessmen who dealt in the product. However, many people still don't know about shisha- which is vaporized and flavored tobacco. Here are 5 things you may not k
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Jan 5, 2018 13:01
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[Africa, Kenya] Mututho slams those oppossed to shisha ban

Former Nacada chairman John Mututho has slammed at companies, buinsess people and individuals who are still opposed to the ban on shisha smoking. Speaking in Turi, Molo, Mututho said smoking of shisha has great harm to the users with statistics indicat
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Jan 4, 2018 23:27
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Teens who try tobacco products that aren't cigarettes are twice as likely to try cigs a year later

Researchers found any use of e-cigarettes, hookah, non-cigarette combustible tobacco or smokeless tobacco in one year doubled the chance that teens smoked cigarettes the following year. The study, published today in JAMA Pediatrics from researchers at th
CNBC
added Jan 10, 2018 18:29
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Association of Noncigarette Tobacco Product Use With Future Cigarette Smoking Among Youth in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, 2013-2015

Conclusions and Relevance Any use of e-cigarettes, hookah, noncigarette combustible tobacco, or smokeless tobacco was independently associated with cigarette smoking 1 year later. Use of more than 1 product increased the odds of progressing to cigarette
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51
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[Canada] Close workplace smoking ban loopholes, advocacy group urges Alberta government

There are still too many loopholes in the provincial legislation that outlaws smoking in the workplace 10 years after it was first introduced, advocates say. The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta marked one decade since passage of the Tobacco and Smokin
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:45
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