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In measuring teen nicotine use, public health agencies often rely on data that are too crude

public health agencies rely too heavily on reports of monthly cigarette use, a broad statistic that makes it difficult to draw conclusions about current habits and historical changes in behavior, according to a new study.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:12
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[Florida] US college students believe hookah safer than cigarette

Many college students in the US consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, despite emerging evidence otherwise, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health examined the prevalence of h
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 14, 2014 14:10
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Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens

Exotic hookah water pipes are all the rage among teens and young adults, but a new study suggests they could be a "gateway" device to cigarette smoking. The study found a similar effect for young people who use snus -- a type of moist chewing tobacco tha
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 11, 2014 23:54
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University of Alaska Board of Regents to consider broad tobacco ban on campuses

The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
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University of Alaska Board of Regents to consider broad tobacco ban on campuses

The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
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A review of air quality, biological indicators and health effects of second-hand waterpipe smoke exposure

There exists an urgent need for public health campaigns about the effects on children and household members from smoking waterpipe at home, and for further development and implementation of regulations to protect the health of the public from this rapidly
Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2014 13:55
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Brazil's Anti-Tobacco Law Means Markedly Fewer Places to Light Up

The legislation bans smoking in enclosed areas open to the public and imposes new restrictions on cigarette advertising. The Anti-Tobacco Law bans the use of any tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, smoking pipes, and water pipes in enclosed area
PanAm Post
added Dec 5, 2014 17:10
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[Mid-east] The global epidemiology of waterpipe smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Waterpipe smoking has become a global public health problem. Developing surveillance, intervention and regulatory/policy frameworks specific to the waterpipe has become a public health priority.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 5, 2014 11:14
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An Hour Of Hookah Equals 100 Cigarettes, So Why Is It More Socially Acceptable?

"It was surprising to learn that college students, even when they were aware of the health dangers associated with hookah tobacco smoking at baseline, still went on to use a hookah for the first time," Dr. Jaime Sidani, senior research specialist in the
Medical Daily
added Dec 4, 2014 20:50
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Reigniting Tobacco Ritual: Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Establishment Culture in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

Despite its heterogeneity, WTS is often characterized by 1 or more established elements of a tobacco-related social ritual. It may be valuable for clinical and public health interventions to acknowledge and address the ritualistic elements and social func
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 4, 2014 13:19
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