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what’s the harm in hookah? how risk misperceptions relate to rising use

Truth Initiative® researchers surveyed more than 7,500 young people, ages 15 to 21 years old, over two years to examine the role hookah harm perceptions and other factors have in increasing hookah use over time. Participants answered questions about hooka
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:21
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[Asia, India] KATDARE: Why Tobacco Is Never Safe—Not Even In An E-Cigarette Or Hookah

E-cigarettes are known to contain particulate matter (in addition to tobacco), which is implicated in causing asthma, coronary artery disease along with lung cancer. They come in interesting flavours to entice young people. In kids consuming these can le
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:47
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, Uae: Sharjah] Alternative tobacco products are equally harmful

A team of researchers at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) has dispelled the notion that alternative tobacco products (ATPs) such as shisha and medwakh (a small smoking pipe popular in the region) are less harmful than cigarettes.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 31, 2017 17:38
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[Cyprus] Tobacco smugglers fined more than €11,000

Customs officers seized more than 41 kilos of nargile tobacco and arrested three people on Sunday for tax evasion. At around 11.30am officers who checked the luggage of a passenger arriving at Larnaca airport found 25.4 kilos of tobacco in his possession
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added May 31, 2017 00:16
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[Asia, India] No Hookahs In Smoking Zones At Bars, Airports As Govt Toughens Rules Over Public Smoking

The move is aimed at fixing a loophole in the rules that stated “only smoking and no other services shall be allowed” in smoking areas, which was being exploited by some hotel and restaurant owners to offer hookah services. Smoking under the Cigarettes
Times of India
added May 30, 2017 21:20
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Smokers Undeterred as Bills Keep Rising

But irrespective of the programs to create awareness on the harmful effects of smoking, statistics show that 14-15% of Iranians from the 80 million population are regular cigarette smokers (more than 3% are women, and 20% men). “Though most of the cigar
Financial Tribune
added May 29, 2017 01:09
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[Asia, India] Hookah bar at hotels, restaurants

the government has prohibited food and drinks from being served in designated smoking areas. Moreover, hotels, restaurants and airports will now have to prominently display a board at the entrance of designated smoking areas with the warning: 'Tobacco smo
Times of India
added May 27, 2017 03:07
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[Asia, India] Hookahs to be no longer allowed in hotels, eateries

Smokers latest fad — hookahs — will no longer be permitted in smoking zones at hotels, restaurants and airports. The new smoking rules notified by the Union health ministry prohibits “services” in the smoking zones.
Asian Age (in)
added May 27, 2017 00:43
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[Asia, India] Govt bans hookahs in hotels, airports

The government has decided to ban the sale and use of hookahs in hotels, restaurants and even airports while smoking is otherwise legally permitted. According to an official notification of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on May 23, the go
Millennium Post (in)
added May 26, 2017 01:19
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Florida International Researchers Unveil Clinical Research Lab For Tobacco Smoking

The Department of Epidemiology at Florida International University's (FIU) Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work unveiled the first clinical research laboratory for tobacco smoking in South Florida to assess the impact that waterpipe (a
Public.
added May 25, 2017 22:00
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