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Hookah is not harmless, experts say

in the new review, published in Respiratory Medicine. "One-time use can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning or other diseases, including but not limited to tuberculosis, herpes, respiratory illnesses including the flu, and long-term use can lead to heart d
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2014 13:17
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[Kansas, Missouri] Unique danger to e-cigarettes

Experts at the University of Kansas Hospital say the refills are just too attractive to children and swallowing them can be dangerous. In a smoke-filled room on Broadway Street in Sinbad's Hookah Lounge, friends shared a hookah Thursday afternoon and, w
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:33
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[Kentucky] Louisville seeks to curb e-cigs, hookahs, trans fats, expand outdoor smoke-free areas by 2020

The 60-page report being released Wednesday -- prepared by the city health department in partnership with the mayor's office -- contains 82 recommendations like those, intended to address the city's consistently high rates of smoking, obesity, diabetes,
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 19, 2014 08:02
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[UK] The Prevalence of Waterpipe (Shisha, Narghille, Hookah) Use Among Adults in Great Britain, and Factors Associated With Waterpipe Use: Data From Cross-sectional Online Surveys in 2012 and 2013

likelihood of ever use compared to White ethnicity. Frequent waterpipe smoking was relatively rare in these representative samples of the GB adult population, and prevalence was similar between 2012 and 2013. Continued monitoring and targeted intervention
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 19, 2014 08:41
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Hookah, is it really harmless?

It has been reported that like other forms smoking tobacco, their use can lead to addiction also is used for inhaling and other addictive substances. Has also been considered a risk factor for various isolated diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmo
Respiratory Medicine
added Feb 25, 2014 13:14
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[Lebanon] Jordan nargileh ban sparks public outcry

A ban on water pipes in restaurants and cafes has caused uproar in Jordan where $1 billion worth of tobacco goes up in smoke every year. Under a decision based on a 2008 law that was not previously enforced, the government has announced that by the end
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:11
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[Canada] HOOKAHS (WATERPIPES) & SHISHA: A SUMMARY (PDF)

If passed, Bill 131 will amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) to ban all flavoured tobacco products and strengthen enforcement to allow for testing of tobacco in waterpipes in indoor public places. However, in order to effectively address the hookah
Non-Smokers’ Rights Association/Smoking and Health Action Foundation (ca)
added May 16, 2014 17:28
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[California] E-cigarettes bring lively discussion in La Mesa

Electronic cigarettes and hookah pens continue to be on the hot seat at city councils across East County. On Tuesday, La Mesa joined El Cajon and Lemon Grove in addressing the growing popularity of the controversial nicotine-laden instruments, which some
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Jan 29, 2014 19:00
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Hookah lounge settles out of court

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department made significant progress in protecting the health of young people with a Jan. 21 settlement. The Night Owl Hookah Lounge opted to settle out of court and will no longer allow the smoking of tobacco products on its
Bonney Lake-Sumner (WA) Courier-Herald
added Jan 26, 2014 07:10
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Jordan to enforce smoking ban despite public fury

the kingdom's government now wants to enforce a Western-style smoking ban in restaurants, cafes and other public places. The ban, coming from a law passed in 2008 but not full enforced, also would see the government revoke the licenses of all 6,000 coffe
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2014 21:55
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