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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia cracks down on e-cigarettes, shisha, says harmful for youth

has banned the import, sale and promotion of e-cigarettes and shisha tobacco, a favourite of hookah-using smokers, a government agency said Wednesday. The Cambodian Anti-Drug Authority said in a statement that electronic cigarettes, which emit water vapo
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2014 14:11
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[Massachusetts] Scituate increases tobacco-purchasing age to 21

At the Board of Health meeting on Monday night, members increased the age limit, limited the use of e-cigarettes in public places, outlawed cigar and hookah bars, and restricted the sale of single cigars costing under $2.50.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Feb 25, 2014 15:24
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Smoking Hookah Could Give You Heart Disease And Cancer

Smoking tobacco through water doesn’t necessarily filter out any of these toxins that can damage the lungs and heart. “The cooled and sweetened flavor of hookah tobacco makes it more enticing to kids and they falsely believe it’s less harmful,” Tracey E.
Medical Daily
added Feb 25, 2014 13:16
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[Colorado] Hookah lounges not happy with proposed bill to raise smoking age

For 8-years Chris Copeland has been doing good business at 40 Thieves Hookah Lounge on N Academy Blvd. He's done so well that he has franchise lounges in other cities around the country. "The hookah scene has definitely grown, there are over a dozen hoo
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:25
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Hookah is not harmless, experts say

in the new review, published in Respiratory Medicine. "One-time use can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning or other diseases, including but not limited to tuberculosis, herpes, respiratory illnesses including the flu, and long-term use can lead to heart d
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2014 13:17
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[Kansas, Missouri] Unique danger to e-cigarettes

Experts at the University of Kansas Hospital say the refills are just too attractive to children and swallowing them can be dangerous. In a smoke-filled room on Broadway Street in Sinbad's Hookah Lounge, friends shared a hookah Thursday afternoon and, w
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:33
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[Kentucky] Louisville seeks to curb e-cigs, hookahs, trans fats, expand outdoor smoke-free areas by 2020

The 60-page report being released Wednesday -- prepared by the city health department in partnership with the mayor's office -- contains 82 recommendations like those, intended to address the city's consistently high rates of smoking, obesity, diabetes,
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 19, 2014 08:02
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[UK] The Prevalence of Waterpipe (Shisha, Narghille, Hookah) Use Among Adults in Great Britain, and Factors Associated With Waterpipe Use: Data From Cross-sectional Online Surveys in 2012 and 2013

likelihood of ever use compared to White ethnicity. Frequent waterpipe smoking was relatively rare in these representative samples of the GB adult population, and prevalence was similar between 2012 and 2013. Continued monitoring and targeted intervention
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 19, 2014 08:41
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Hookah, is it really harmless?

It has been reported that like other forms smoking tobacco, their use can lead to addiction also is used for inhaling and other addictive substances. Has also been considered a risk factor for various isolated diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmo
Respiratory Medicine
added Feb 25, 2014 13:14
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[Lebanon] Jordan nargileh ban sparks public outcry

A ban on water pipes in restaurants and cafes has caused uproar in Jordan where $1 billion worth of tobacco goes up in smoke every year. Under a decision based on a 2008 law that was not previously enforced, the government has announced that by the end
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:11
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