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[Canada] Alberta legislature passes new rules on smoking in cars, use of water pipes

The approval of Bill 33 late Wednesday, combined with a separate bill to ban the sale of flavoured tobacco products, gives Alberta some of the most aggressive tobacco-control restrictions in the country, says a leading advocate.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 3, 2013 13:59
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Qatar’s tobacco challenge: 17 cigarettes a day and about 65,000 smokers in total

A new survey has revealed that there are about 51,000 cigarette smokers and 14,000 shisha smokers in Qatar. Some smoke up to 17 cigarettes a day. The 2013 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) was carried out by the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) in colla
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Dec 3, 2013 14:03
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Qatar’s tobacco challenge: 17 cigarettes a day and about 65,000 smokers in total

A new survey has revealed that there are about 51,000 cigarette smokers and 14,000 shisha smokers in Qatar. Some smoke up to 17 cigarettes a day. The 2013 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) was carried out by the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) in colla
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Dec 3, 2013 14:03
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[Saudi Arabia] Has the smoking ban made us any healthier?

more than a year later, the ban is still in place and inspections to ensure establishments are obeying the law are abundant. Authorities are resisting the pressure from café owners – some of whom stated they lost 80 percent of revenues, while others had t
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Nov 25, 2013 11:22
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THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT OFFERS SUCCESSES AS WELL AS LESSONS FOR FUTURE EFFORTS

In observance of the 15th anniversary of the MSA, Legacy partnered with RTI International and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) to host a Warner Series panel discussion October 23, 2013 to discuss the successes and challenges facing th
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 23, 2013 16:55
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[California] Anaheim Council to Consider Temporary Ban on Hookah Lounges

The idea surfaced after plans for a banquet hall and hookah lounge on Brookhurst Avenue — a stretch of road lined with Middle-Eastern businesses and known as Little Arabia — triggered opposition from nearby residents concerned about the effects of second
Voice of OC (Orange County, CA)
added Nov 25, 2013 10:08
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A MINUTE OF HEALTH WITH CDC: Young Smokers Current Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students – United States, 2011-2012

A large number of kids are smoking cigars and hookahs which can be as dangerous as cigarettes. Tobacco use can cause cancer, heart disease, stroke, and lung disease, and is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. Strategies to prevent and red
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 23, 2013 16:52
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[Australia] Fruit-flavoured tobacco 'sheesha' water pipes attract young non-smokers and just as bad for you

CAFES selling "sheesha" smoking sessions, with fruit-flavoured tobacco, are attracting young non-smokers who run the risk of getting hooked, health authorities warn. Sheesha cafes emerging in the city serve tobacco in Middle-Eastern waterpipes, usually
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Nov 19, 2013 15:38
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[Canada] Editorial: Protecting our youth

While we have some concerns about both bills, on the whole, they should be passed with small tweaks to prevent children from being harmed.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Nov 19, 2013 15:31
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[Australia] Fruit-flavoured tobacco 'sheesha' water pipes attract young non-smokers and just as bad for you

A Cancer Council Victoria review says water-pipe smoking, which is growing in popularity, can "undermine tobacco control, because it can be used as a replacement for cigarettes among quitters or serves as a gateway to cigarette initiation".
The Australian (au)
added Nov 25, 2013 10:17
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