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[California] Clearing the air: Hookah lounges, pens and the dangers of secondhand smoke

The recent news of some Temecula Middle School students being found with and selling hookah pens on campus will have many parents asking just what this new fad is and whether or not it’s a healthy pastime for young teens.
Southwest Riverside (CA) News Network
added May 7, 2013 02:10
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[Arizona] BUCKLIN: While drug-free, e-cigarettes push dangerous habit

Hookah pens give young people practice on the ritual of smoking. ... Perhaps 20 years from now we will be able to tell you positively whether hookah pens lead to smoking. In the meantime, my kids don’t play with guns or e-cigarettes. What about your kids
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added May 6, 2013 01:50
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[California] BUCKLIN: Hookah pens: Gateway to smoking tobacco?

it does give a young person practice with the ritual of smoking. They put the darn thing in their mouth and intentionally inhale warm vapors. It is part pacifier, part forbidden fun. Once they have practiced that, it's an easy step to exchange the perfum
Merced (CA) Sun-Star
added May 4, 2013 13:54
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[Netherlands] Addiction institute says mini waterpipe teaches kids to smoke

The Trimbos addiction research institute says the use of mini waterpipes known as shisha pens is not to be recommended because of the likely impact on health. The electronic cigarettes, which come in fruit flavours and different colours, are becoming a
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added May 3, 2013 16:08
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[Sudan] Shisha Smoking Makes Quiet Reappearance in Khartoum

Khartoum city authorities revoked the licences of shisha cafes two years ago after radical preachers said the practice - which involves inhaling flavored tobacco, or shisha, through a water pipe also known as a hookah or arghila - not only damaged the he
Reuters
added May 3, 2013 02:37
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Water Pipe No Safer Than Cigarettes: Study

People who smoke tobacco through a water pipe, also known as a hookah, are still exposing themselves to a harmful mix of toxins, according to a small new study. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), cautioned that water pip
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 30, 2013 16:22
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[Ohio] Alternative tobacco use up in teenagers

Instead of smoking cigarettes, some students are chewing tobacco, or smoking cigars or flavored tobacco from a hookah, according to the American Lung Association in Ohio. But these students who are expanding their tobacco use aren't just high school stu
Willoughby (OH) News-Herald
added Apr 29, 2013 14:34
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[Florida] SWAN: House bans bongs, what are they smoking?

Store owners say the bongs and pipes are for tobacco. The number of hookah bars selling flavored tobacco ... This is Tallahassee. Medical marijuana is insane. A bong ban is wise policy. Hopefully, voters next year will show lawmakers the smart way forw
Hernando (FL) Today
added Apr 28, 2013 19:28
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[UK] Casablanca Café in Hendon fined for allowing customers to smoke shisha in cellar

Meysan Ebra has been ordered to pay a fine and costs totalling £1,347.58 for allowing customers to smoke shisha pipes in a downstairs cellar at Casablanca Café in Queen's Road. The prosecution was brought after Barnet Borough Council’s environmental hea
Hendon Times (uk)
added Apr 25, 2013 12:32
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CO Exposure and Puff Topography are Associated With Lebanese Waterpipe Dependence Scale Score

The puff topography of waterpipe tobacco smokers can be predicted by LWDS-11 score, with those scoring higher taking longer duration and lower velocity puffs at a higher frequency. These behavioral differences may underlie the 40% greater CO exposure obse
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 24, 2013 23:17
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