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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

[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

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

[Canada] Cultural argument for shisha a smoke screen, prof argues

May Telmissany, a professor of Arabic studies at the University of Ottawa, said it's an exaggeration... Several hookah establishments in Ottawa have decided to take legal action against the city's ban on waterpipes, arguing the ban infringes on their cul
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:31

[New Jersey] 10 Busted At Haledon Hookah Lounge: Underage Drinking, Smoking, More

The co-owners were charged with serving alcohol to minors, selling tobacco to underage teens and maintaing a nuisance, he added. They also received summonses for failing to maintain smoke detectors and providing tobacco to patrons under 21.
The Daily Voice (NY)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:46
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Comparison of a preferred versus non-preferred waterpipe tobacco flavour: subjective experience, smoking behaviour and toxicant exposure

The pattern of results suggests that even this relatively minor manipulation resulted in significant changes in subjective experience. These results indicate a possible need for regulations restricting flavours in WP tobacco as with combustible cigarettes
Tobacco Control
added Apr 6, 2017 01:37

Chemists find that hookah tobacco heated electronically kills 70 percent more lung cells than traditional charcoal

Hookah-tobacco users might want to rethink how they heat up their water pipes, based on research by chemists at the University of Cincinnati. The gooey, flavorful tobacco in hookah pipes is normally burned with specially made charcoal briquettes, which c
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 5, 2017 10:15
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[UK] Barnet children make film about the dangers of shisha for school workshops

A shisha awareness film which busts misconceptions about smoking has been made by six Barnet young people. The film, More Than One Choice, was made by six young filmmakers as part of a shisha awareness campaign from Barnet Public Health and was aiming t
Hendon Times (uk)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:14

E-Cigarettes: The Questions Still Burn

Zhu and colleagues reported that e-cigarette popularity has been boosted by free media coverage in news reports, cameos in popular movies and endorsements by celebrities who tout them as a tool to quit smoking. During January’s Golden Globes Awards, for
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center
added Apr 4, 2017 21:21

Smoking hot: UC study finds heat of hookah pipe the biggest health culprit for smokers

Chemists at the University of Cincinnati find that hookah tobacco heated electronically kills 70 percent more lung cells than traditional charcoal. The study suggests the surprising health culprit could be the heat of the hookah pipe.
added Apr 4, 2017 20:48
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