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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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[New Jersey] A patron of Mirage Restaurant in Clifton fined $283 for smoking a hookah

* A patron of Mirage Restaurant, 590 Lexington Ave., Clifton, was fined $283 on Monday for smoking a hookah after a written warning was issued on Nov. 22, Registered environmental health specialist Tony Sanchez issued the summons.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jan 17, 2014 18:36
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[California] Hayward issues moratorium on new tobacco, e-cigarette retailers

After seven electronic cigarette stores opened in the past 10 months, the City Council called a time out on new ones this week while it figures out how to regulate them.
Oakland (CA) Tribune
added Jan 16, 2014 03:46
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[Uae] Abu Dhabi cafe owner: ‘Where will the people go if my shisha cafe closes?’l

“They come back at night, too. People are inside the cafe all the time. If the cafe closes, where will people go?” The cafe is in a residential area and about 150 to 200 people visit each day, many of them regulars. Staff at cafes in the area have been
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:15
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[Uae] New rules for shisha cafes explained

1) The rules come into effect from February 1. 2) All shisha cafes, except those who have applied for a special licence, will be banned from operating within 150 metres of residential areas, schools and mosques. 3) Shisha cafes must open from 10am to 1
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:14
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Confusion lingers over new law on UAE shisha cafes

From February 1, cafes may not operate within 150 metres of residential areas, schools and mosques. There are about 500 shisha cafes in the emirate including 176 in Abu Dhabi city, 178 in Mussaffah, 90 in Al Ain and 11 in Al Gharbia, and about 90 per c
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:13
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