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[UK] Rise in number of shisha bars in the Midlands

there are more than five times the number of shisha bars across the Midlands now compared with 2007. The news comes as the British Heart Foundation warns that an hour's shisha session is the equivalent of smoking more than 100 cigarettes.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 21, 2014 14:08

Students swayed by 'relaxing, fun' image of hookah smoking ignore health harms

Educational campaigns meant to dissuade college students from initiating hookah tobacco smoking may be more successful if they combat positive perceptions of hookah use as attractive and romantic, rather than focusing solely on the harmful components of h
added May 20, 2014 13:12

Hookah Exposes Users To Cancer-Causing Agents

Researchers found that young adults who smoked water pipes in hookah bars had elevated levels of nicotine, cotinine, tobacco-related cancer-causing agents, and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in their urine. This could increase their risk for cancer an
University Herald
added May 20, 2014 06:20

Hookahs Not a Safe Alternative to Cigarettes, Study Shows

inhale significant amounts of nicotine and compounds that can cause cancer, heart disease and other health problems, a new study shows. "Water pipe smoking is generally perceived to be a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, even for children and youths
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 19, 2014 14:43

Egypt seeks to discourage tobacco use

The Egyptian government's recent decision to prevent the country from hosting an international shisha competition highlights its efforts to reduce smoking among Egypt's nine million smokers. (USCENTCOM)
added May 17, 2014 16:04

Water pipe smoking causes significant exposure to nicotine and cancer-causing agents

Young adults who smoked water pipes in hookah bars had elevated levels of nicotine, cotinine, tobacco-related cancer-causing agents, and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in their urine, and this may increase their risk for cancer and other chronic diseas
Medical Xpress (
added May 16, 2014 10:41

Nicotine and Carcinogen Exposure after Water Pipe Smoking in Hookah Bars

Conclusion: Water pipe smoking in a hookah bar is associated with significant nicotine intake and carcinogen exposure. Impact: Given the significant intake of nicotine and carcinogens, chronic water pipe use could place users at increased risk of cancer
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added May 16, 2014 10:32

[UK] UPDATED: Shisha bar cleared out after police raid

A BUSY Bolton shisha bar has been cleared out in a police and environmental health raid after customers were spotted smoking illegally inside. The Bunker, also known as Arabian Mist, in Gilnow Lane, Deane, was raided at about 4pm this afternoon after pe
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added May 15, 2014 13:23

Hookah may be worse than cigarettes, says new study by the National Institutes of Health

A research study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that a single hookah session delivers 1.7 times the nicotine, 6.5 times the carbon monoxide and 46.4 times the tar of a single cigarette. One hookah session, which typically lasts
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added May 12, 2014 19:32

[Asia, China, Mid-east] First e-cigarettes, now an 'e-hookah'

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 12, 2014 12:01
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