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[Canada] City smoking bylaw to be repealed

Burnaby plans to repeal its smoking bylaw after concerns were raised by the operators of a hookah lounge ... That bylaw prohibits indoor smoking except in a smoking room physically separated from the rest of the premises, complete with separate heating
Burnaby (BC) News Leader (ca)
added Nov 5, 2013 16:02
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[Washington] Capitol Hill smoke shops roll with shifting habits, regulations

while most of the shop owners say their businesses have become increasingly less profitable in recent years, there seem to be more shops than ever. Tobacco Leaf, which is currently under construction at the former Massai African imports shop, will be the
CHS Capitol Hill Senate
added Nov 1, 2013 14:39
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[Uae] Shisha smoking is more addictive than cocaine, expert says

During a lecture he gave in the capital, Dr Wasim Maziak, Department of Epidemiology Professor at the Florida International University and Director of the Syrian Centre for Tobacco Studies, revealed that smoking shisha is more addictive than cocaine, acc
Gulf News (ae)
added Oct 30, 2013 02:34
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[Canada] ‘Enter at your own risk’: a multimethod study of air quality and biological measures in Canadian waterpipe cafes

Staff and patrons of waterpipe cafes are exposed to air quality levels considered hazardous to human health. Results support eliminating waterpipe smoking in hospitality venues indoors and out.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 26, 2013 02:39
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Study finds cigarette alternatives may not be safer than cigarettes

UC Davis pulmonary physicians recently published a study concluding these replacements can be addictive gateways to cigarette smoking. The assessment — which focused on cigars, hookah, e-cigarettes and a Swedish smokeless tobacco called snus — provides ne
The California Aggie (UC Davis)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:09
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[Arizona] Jim Nelson: Living with chronic lung disease

I was deeply disappointed to see the front-page article in the Star regarding the popularity of hookah smoking ... A lung transplant like mine is the only cure for COPD. That’s the good news. On the other hand, I will live the rest of my days with a seve
Arizona Daily Star
added Oct 24, 2013 09:31
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[UK] Shisha cafe bosses fined £4,000 for allowing people to smoke inside

Arabian Mist, in The Bunker, Gilnow Lane, was brought before Bolton Magistrates’ Court after officers from Bolton Council caught people smoking at the businesses five times. Nobody from the cafe attended the hearing.
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Oct 23, 2013 04:16
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[New York] No outdoor smoking at VGN hookah bar

The Village of Great Neck is tightening limits on a proposed hookah lounge on Middle Neck Road, following a weeks-long campaign against the project by neighbors concerned about the health effects of second-hand smoke.
The Island Now (Williston Park, NY)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:03
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[Canada] ‘Herbal’ but potentially hazardous: an analysis of the constituents and smoke emissions of tobacco-free waterpipe products and the air quality in the cafés where they are served

‘Herbal’ shisha products tested contained toxic trace metals and PAHs levels equivalent to, or in excess of, that found in cigarettes. Their mainstream and sidestream smoke emissions contained carcinogens equivalent to, or in excess of, those of tobacco p
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2013 03:50
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[UK] Number of shisha lounges in decline after Bradford Council clampdown

The number of shisha lounges in the district has fallen by more than 40 per cent after a Bradford Council crackdown. There are currently 10 known lounges in the district, a drop of seven since January last year, the authority has revealed.
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Oct 15, 2013 17:11
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