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[Africa] How dangerous is smoking and how much affect smokers in The Gambia?

we do not have reports about the death rate of dying of smoking here in the Gambia but according to the facts of biological and long term harming of smoking and the long term illnesses caused death of many, many Gambian every year too. Sadly the fact is
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Apr 29, 2017 02:48
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[Pennsylvania] Hookah bars now legal in restricted Bristol Township area, as intended solution to noise ($$)

Hookah bars are now permissible under new zoning in Bristol Township, but anyone looking to set up shop in parts of the township may see their chance go up in smoke.
Bucks County (PA) Courier Times
added Apr 22, 2017 22:22
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Elements including metals in the atomizer and aerosol of disposable electronic cigarettes and electronic hookahs [FREE FULL TEXT]

t EC/EH aerosols contain a mixture of elements, including heavy metals, with concentrations often significantly higher than in conventional cigarette smoke. While the health effects of inhaling mixtures of heated metals is currently not known, these data
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Apr 21, 2017 17:28
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[California] S.F. Looks to Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products

“Flavored tobacco products are widely considered to be starter products because they taste good, they mask the flavor of tobacco,” said Supervisor Malia Cohen, who authored the legislation. “They make it easier for people experimenting with tobacco to be
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:59
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[New York] De Blasio wants to increase the price of cigarettes and tax tobacco products

The minimum price of cigarettes and little cigars would increase from $10.50 to $13 a pack under a bill from Councilman Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan) that's backed by de Blasio. A fifth of adult Staten Islanders smoke cigarettes, according to a 2015 city
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Apr 19, 2017 21:59
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[Ohio] Hookah smoking can kill lung cells: UC research

Reminder to anyone walking the flossy groves of the University of Cincinnati: Its facilities will be tobacco-free starting May 1. And if you’re thinking of indulging instead in a smoke from a hookah, a UC graduate student’s research will give pause.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Apr 17, 2017 18:30
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[Asia, India] Crackdown on tobacco use; hookah bars to close down

"The hookah bars usually operate under licenses for a bar or a restaurant. But they come under COTPA, which prohibits smoking in public places," LR Pathak, state co-ordinator for tobacco control in Jharkhand, said. "We have identified such hookah bars in
Times of India
added Apr 14, 2017 18:16
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[Kentucky] FISCHER: Update needed for Smoke-Free Ordinance

E-cigarettes and hookah pose health dangers to non-users from secondhand exposure in indoor public places. It’s time to include them in Louisville’s Smoke-free ordinance. Across the United States, 589 communities, 15 of them in Kentucky, include e-ciga
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Apr 14, 2017 00:32
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[Canada] Council recieves report about proposed amendments to smoke-free bylaw

Foreman said that the landscape of tobacco and ‘like’ products is changing with the introduction of such products as electronic smoking products/vapourizers, waterpipes, heated/not burned tobacco and cannabis, several of which give off second-hand smoke.
Sylvan Lake (AB) News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2017 19:41
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Flavour chemicals in a sample of non-cigarette tobacco products without explicit flavour names sold in New York City in 2015

the tobacco industry has responded to sales restrictions by renaming flavoured products to avoid explicitly identifying them as flavoured. While chemical analysis is the most precise means of identifying flavours in tobacco products, federal tobacco laws
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2017 00:06
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