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Secondhand smoke emission levels in waterpipe cafes in Doha, Qatar

To protect the public from the dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke, and to change social norms around tobacco use, smoke-free policies that apply to all forms of combusted tobacco products, including the waterpipe, are needed.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2014 10:21
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[Mid-east, Qatar] HMC Hosts the Second International Conference on Water-pipe Tobacco Smoking (Shisha) Research

will start tomorrow with over one hundred consultants and specialists from within Qatar and around the world attending. During the two-day workshop, being hosted by Hamad Medical Corporation ( HMC ), Dr. Hajar Ahmed Albinali, former Minister of Health an
Zawya.com (ae)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:53
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Call for legislation on banning shisha smoking in public

Governments in the region should initiate legislation banning shisha smoking in public, which will help prevent and reduce the use of shisha, a top GCC health official said yesterday. Speaking at the second International Conference on Waterpipe Smoking
Gulf Times (qa)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:50
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[Canada] Amendments to Tobacco Legislation Introduced

Government introduced amendments today, Oct. 24, to regulate e-cigarettes, waterpipes and flavoured tobacco under the province's tobacco legislation... The definition of tobacco will be changed in the Tobacco Access Act to treat e-cigarettes like tobacco
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 11:30
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BLAIR: Your Health: If smokers understood what they’re really inhaling, chances are they’d quit

In summary, there is no healthy smoking device. They all cause cancer. In order to stop this epidemic we must become smarter consumers for those we love and ourselves. Smoking not only affects the smoker; it affects anyone that takes in secondhand smoke,
KyForward
added Oct 24, 2014 10:55
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[Mid-east] Midwakh/dokha tobacco use in the Middle East: much to learn [FREE FULL TEXT]

This article provides an overview of an under-reported and understudied ATP, dokha, which is smoked in a midwakh pipe. It describes the state of tobacco control in the Arabian Gulf region where midwakh smoking appears to be most common, the history of mid
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2014 10:05
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[Australia] Aussie health groups aim to clamp down on shisha smoking

A coalition of public health groups is working to close a loophole in legislation that allows the smoking of waterpipes in enclosed areas.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:02
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[Saudi Arabia] Saudis ban smoking, hookahs, tobacco in Islam’s holiest cities

Saudi Arabia has permanently forbidden the use of tobacco products in Islam's holiest cities, resulting in significant changes for many Muslims. The ban famously includes cigarettes and the Middle Eastern hookah (also known as shisha or water pipe). For
Washington Times
added Oct 21, 2014 13:44
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[California] ARCHIVE: LETTER: GALLEGOS: Smoking ordinance needs protection

There is a well-founded belief that there will be an effort to allow smoking back at outdoor dining areas and at the outdoor shopping areas throughout Glendale where city ordinances currently protect non-smokers from breathing secondhand tobacco smoke be
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:41
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[California] NORCO: Hookah akin to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, council says

A Norco restaurant owner's desire to attract diners by promoting hookah smoking on his patio may be more than a pipe dream. At its Wednesday, Oct. 15, meeting, the Norco City Council voted to drop a proposed ordinance that would have prohibited hookah s
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Oct 17, 2014 16:35
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