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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
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Nov 17, 2013 13:05

E-cigarettes and hookahs are gaining popularity among teens

The CDC's report shows that the number of middle school students using e-cigarettes rose from 0.6 percent in 2011 to 1.1 percent in 2012. Among high school students the increase was higher, from 1.5 percent to 2.8 percent. The rise in Hookah use is also (National)
added Nov 19, 2013 15:36

[North Carolina] CDC: Youth smoking rates fall to another historic low

Cigarette smoking rates fell from 15.8 percent in 2011 to 14 percent in 2012 ... But rather than tout the declines, CDC officials and some anti-tobacco advocates chose instead to stress their concerns about incremental increases in use of electronic cig
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 15, 2013 02:25

Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011 and 2012

The findings in this report indicate that during 2011–2012 significant increases occurred in current use of nonconventional tobacco products, such as electronic cigarettes and hookahs, among middle and high school students; in addition, an increase in c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:19

E-cigarette use doubled in one year in middle and high schools

Electronic cigarette use doubled among U.S. middle school students from 0.6 percent in 2011 to 1.1 percent in 2012, health officials say. A report in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found e-cigarette
added Nov 15, 2013 02:15

Cigar Use on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

More teenagers are turning to cigars, particularly among African-Americans, even as they smoke fewer cigarettes, according to a government survey. The findings published Thursday come as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration weighs tighter restrictions
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 15, 2013 02:06

[Asia] Saudi Arabia enforces crackdown on Shisha cafes in Eastern Province

Saudi authorities have initiated a crackdown against shisha cafes in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province, as part of a larger national clampdown on public smoking.
Asharq Al-Awsat (uk)
added Nov 16, 2013 01:33

CDC: More teens smoking e-cigarettes, hookah

More middle and high school students are smoking electronic cigarettes, hookahs and cigars, according to a new government report form the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While rates for those tobacco products have increased, overall youth smo
added Nov 15, 2013 02:13

More U.S. Teens Try E-Cigarettes, Hookahs: Report

The rapidly growing use of electronic cigarettes, hookahs and other smoking alternatives by middle school and high school students concerns U.S. health officials. While use of these devices nearly doubled in some cases between 2011 and 2012, no correspon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 15, 2013 02:09

'Emerging' tobacco products gaining traction among young, CDC survey finds

The percentage of middle-school and high-school students using so-called emerging tobacco products is increasing even as their rate of tobacco use in general is remaining relatively constant, federal scientists reported Thursday.
added Nov 15, 2013 02:08
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