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[Asia, India] Hookah less harmful than cigarettes: Study

"The new study reiterates that hookah smoke is a less harmful option compared to cigarette smoking. But I would emphasise more on herbal hookahs which are free of tobacco or nicotine as the best alternative," said Shireen Parker, vice-president of Arabia
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 23, 2013 12:27

[Africa] Nigeria: The Emergence of Shisha in Kaduna

Apart from going to cafes to smoke shisha in Kaduna, some individuals have the equipment for smoking it within the comfort of their homes. Ali Baba is a shisha cafe in Kaduna, run by a Lebanese. According to Ali Baba, who named his Shisha cafe after him
added Sep 23, 2013 12:25

Motives, beliefs and attitudes towards waterpipe tobacco smoking: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

We electronically searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the ISI the Web of Science ... Socializing, relaxation, pleasure and entertainment were the main motives for waterpipe use. While waterpipe users were aware of the health hazards of waterpipe smoking, they
Harm Reduction Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 13:51

[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Anti-tobacco law to come into effect on January 21

The Dubai Municipality has issued a comprehensive guide book to ensure the implementation of the executive regulations of the anti-tobacco federal law with only four months left for businesses to comply.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:15

[Asia, Uae: Dubai] Smoke-free Dubai: Rules strictly in forceā€¦ Click to know where you cannot light-up

Salah Amiri, Assistant Director General of Dubai Municipality has stated that the civic body has issued a comprehensive guide regulating the smoking in public places. The guide contains instructions, guidelines and conditions for controlling smoking in
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:36

[Virginia] VCU gets grant to study novel tobacco products

"We have an explosion of hookah bars, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes. Honestly, we don't know if they are less harmful or whether they contribute to making the tobacco problems worse," Balster said. VCU and 13 other research teams across the country wo
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 21, 2013 13:47

[North Carolina] UNC Partners with FDA, NIH to Create Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received two separate grants from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today as part of an on-going interagency partnership. UNC will house two of 14 Tobacc
added Sep 20, 2013 09:54

[Florida, Oklahoma] MAYBERRY: Kevin Durant smoking sheds more light on his personality

He also was spotted in a hookah in Hong Kong last year. So apparently Durant smokes, at least on occasion. ... these are the little things that help us get to know the players we watch, root for and, in some cases, admire.
The Oklahoman
added Sep 14, 2013 12:12

[Pakistan] Smoke without fire

Sheesha smokers are concerned that the government is deliberately ignoring the part of the law that allows smoking in designated places.
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 13, 2013 17:21

[Minnesota] Council to take up e-cigarette debate

The fate of electronic cigarettes and hookah bars in Duluth could be decided tonight when city councilors take up ordinances that would bring new restrictions to the local scene.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Sep 13, 2013 03:22
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