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[Canada] Region bans waterpipe or hookah smoking in public places

Health concerns muffled what little outcry there was about the potential for lost business when Peel Council voted Thursday to ban waterpipe smoking in the region’s bars, cafes, lounges and various other public spaces.
Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Apr 29, 2016 09:19

[Africa, Kenya] 19yr-old girl dies after Sheesha smoking spree in Kiambu

A family in Kiambu county is demanding justice following the death of their 19 year old daughter who died mysteriously after allegedly taking a contaminated substance at a local pub.
added Apr 28, 2016 20:49

where we stand: hookah

We support taxation proportional to the harms of each type of tobacco product (e.g., cigarette, hookah) to discourage use of the most harmful products. As a highly harmful combustible tobacco product, hookah should be taxed at a significantly higher rate
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 27, 2016 16:31

the truth about: hookah

The misperceptions of hookah as less harmful and less addictive relative to cigarettes are positively associated smoking hookah among U.S. college and graduate students. To spread the truth about hookah, we’ve summarized the key facts for you to know, u
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 27, 2016 16:31
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[Canada] Peel Region poised to ban waterpipe smoking in public places

Peel Region is poised to join Toronto and other cities... Recommendations to enact a bylaw prohibiting the use of waterpipes or hookahs “in enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces and specified outdoor places” are scheduled to be presented at the Apr
Sachem and Glanbrook Gazette
added Apr 26, 2016 13:30

Early symptoms of nicotine dependence among adolescent waterpipe smokers

Symptoms of ND develop among adolescent waterpipe smokers at low levels of consumption and frequency of use. Craving for nicotine triggered by waterpipe-specific cues is reported even at this young age. Waterpipe-specific ND prevention and intervention pr
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2016 01:04
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[Georgia] DeKalb County city wants to ban e-cigarettes, decriminalize marijuana

Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry and the city’s public safety committee discussed on Thursday the consequences of marijuana possession, which Terry said arrests for are an inefficient use of police resources.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Apr 25, 2016 14:27

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added Apr 21, 2016 09:38

FDA should regulate the manufacturing and marketing of hookah tobacco to prevent misperceptions of harm and widespread use

My colleagues at UCSF and I have submitted the following public comment to the FDA... A recent study of adolescents’ perceptions of risks associated with use of tobacco products conducted by the UCSF TCORS found hookah use was the most prevalent among al
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 21, 2016 09:09

[Canada] City halts plans to ban hookah, e-cigarettes as it waits for provincial legislation

Ottawa's Board of Health has postponed its plan to ban e-cigarettes and water pipes in the hopes that upcoming amendments to Ontario's smoking laws will include comprehensive regulation of the devices. Health officials made the decision at a board meeti
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 20, 2016 15:30
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