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[Indonesia] Malaysian govt may ban e-cigarettes, shisha, based on report

Malaysia's health ministry will decide whether to ban e-cigarettes and shisha based on a report on their effects which is to be produced by the end of August. Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the ministry would study the possibility
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 25, 2013 03:46
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[UK] Prevalence and Predictors of Water Pipe and Cigarette Smoking Among Secondary School Students in London

Water pipe smoking may be more prevalent than cigarette smoking among young people in some high-income countries. Improved surveillance and dedicated tobacco control interventions are required to better understand the epidemiology of water pipe use and ad
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 28, 2013 11:03
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[UK] Shisha cafe flouted smoke free laws

Preston Café Ltd, operators of Pasha in Aqueduct Street, Ashton, were ordered to pay £1,235 at Preston Magistrates’ Court. Cafe bosses pleaded guilty to two offences: failing to prevent persons smoking in a smoke free place and failing to make sure that
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Jul 24, 2013 17:50
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[West Virginia] Editorial: Understanding the dangers of hookah smoke

Even if it is only done periodically, smoking hookah exposes an individual to the same risks that smoking cigarettes or cigars would. While it is up to the individual to decide whether or not to indulge in smoking hookah, this decision should be made wi
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:20
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[Malaysia] 'Panel to study its tobacco content'

The Health Ministry has formed a committee to study the effects of smoking shisha. Its minister, Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam, said the study would be done from a medical perspective and its effects on health. He said this when asked to comment on the d
New Straits Times (my)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:37
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[Malaysia] Muslim ‘forbidden’ from smoking shisha

The National Council for Islamic Affairs’ Fatwa Committee (Edicts) has declared a fatwa (edict) on ‘shisha’ or waterpipe smoking. It is now ‘haram’ (forbidden) for Muslims to smoke shisha.
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 17, 2013 12:10
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Key health themes and reporting of numerical cigarette–waterpipe equivalence in online news articles reporting on waterpipe tobacco smoking: a content analysis

Those wishing to write or publish information related to WTS may wish to avoid comparing WTS to cigarettes using numerical values as this is a major source of confusion. Future research is needed to address the impact of the media on the attitudes, initia
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2013 01:14
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[Africa, South Africa] Smoke and mirrors

SMOKING hookahs or shishas, more commonly known as "hubbly bubblies" has become fashionable among South African teenagers.
The Citizen (za)
added Jul 17, 2013 09:04
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[Asia, Bahrain] Minister of Health convenes first meeting with the National Anti-Smoking Commission

Minister of Health welcomed the new members of the Commission, wishing them success in performing their assigned duties and achieving constructive objectives in the field of combating tobacco smoking. From their part, the members of the Commission assured
Kingdom Of Bahrain- Information Affairs Authority (bh)
added Jul 17, 2013 16:16
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[UK] Council pleads for government help to tackle rise in rogue shisha bars across Manchester

Town hall bosses warn that without new government regulations, the city’s booming shisha industry can flout anti-smoking laws ‘all day long’.
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Jul 16, 2013 10:01
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