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[Minnesota] St. Paul Woman Narrowly Escapes Basement Fire, 5 Dogs Die

started from careless smoking of a hookah pipe in the basement bathroom. Fire officials said five dogs died in the fire from smoke inhalation, but another dog was rescued with CPR.
KSTP-TV 5 (Saint Paul, MN)
added May 12, 2014 12:43

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Normative Beliefs as Predictors of Hookah Smoking Initiation: A Longitudinal Study of University Students

While positive attitudes and favorable normative beliefs are associated with initiation of HTS in a cohort of never-users, increased knowledge about toxins is not associated with lower initiation. It may be particularly valuable for educational interventi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2014 12:26


Now Turkey is running a major health campaign to reduce the use of tobacco products in all forms. Although being one of the most important tourist attractions, especially among Arab visitors to Turkey, the health ministry is now keen to raise awareness
Daily Sabah (tr)
added May 9, 2014 17:11

WIMMER: Rules for E-Cigarettes Were Long Overdue

The Obama administration must act quickly to complete these initial rules by the end of 2014. Then the F.D.A. must build on them and propose rules to close the Internet sales loophole, eliminate candy and fruit flavors that attract kids, and require comp
New York Times
added May 6, 2014 10:43

Colorado Smoking Accessory Stores Move Into New Markets

kers are smokers. And in the view of Boulder, Colo.-based smoking purveyor Smoker Friendly, they're all potential customers. The 23-year-old chain plans to open as many as 10 new stores this year under the name Glass Werx, a chain that will sell a variet
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 29, 2014 12:26

Consumer Update: Recognize tobacco in its many forms

To attract users, tobacco companies regularly modify their products and introduce novel tobacco products to the market. “Parents should stay updated on the various products available and, discuss the dangers of tobacco use with their children,” says Ii-L
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 24, 2014 09:58

FDA proposes to extend its tobacco authority to additional tobacco products, including e-cigarettes

Products that would be “deemed” to be subject to FDA regulation are those that meet the statutory definition of a tobacco product, including currently unregulated marketed products, such as electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, nicotine gels, wate
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 24, 2014 09:43

F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

will propose sweeping new rules on Thursday that for the first time would extend its regulatory authority from cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, popular nicotine delivery devices that have grown into a multibillion-dollar business with virtually no fed
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2014 00:39

[Docket No. FDA-2014-N-0189] RIN 0910-AG38: Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Regulations on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Produc

Table of Contents: Executive Summary / I. Legal Authority / II. Background for Deeming All Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the FD&C Act / III. Continuum of Nicotine-Delivering Products / IV. Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the FD&C Act / A
Office of the Federal Register
added Apr 24, 2014 16:46


The Ministry of Health is planning to implement new measures against rising addiction to hookahs (water pipes), which are regarded as being damaging to health as cigarette smoking. Under the new regulations, tables where hookah is being served must be tw
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:47
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