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Hazards of Cigarette Smoking Extend Way Beyond the Lungs

overall, the less publicized, more unusual effects of smoking are not well known.” The harsh reality is that cigarette smoking inflicts damage throughout the body. The list of conditions that smoking can cause, contribute to, increase the risk of or wors
added Jun 14, 2017 13:40

[Canada] Peel to light fire under water pipe case after court ruling in Toronto ban

Peel Region is expected to request a hearing in the court case launched to challenge the municipality’s bylaw banning water pipe smoking in public settings. The hearing request comes after a June 13 Ontario Court of Appeal decision upheld a similar City
Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Jun 14, 2017 13:38

[Canada] Toronto hookah ban upheld by appeal court

The City of Toronto’s ban on hookah lounges has survived a challenge at Ontario’s top court, paving the way for costly penalties against businesses still offering the water pipes. A three-judge panel of the Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a lower cour
Metro (ca)
added Jun 13, 2017 23:53

[Canada] CITATION: 232169 Ontario Inc. (Farouz Sheesha Café) v. Toronto (City), 2017 ONCA 484

the by-law prohibits the inhaling or exhaling of smoke from a hookah...The application judge ... recognized that it was not the court’s role to second-guess policy decisions made by elected municipal officials. The City of Toronto Act specifically immuniz
Ontario Courts (ca)
added Jun 13, 2017 20:05
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[Mid-east] Substantial toxic effect of water-pipe smoking on the early stage of embryonic development

Water-pipe smoking (WPS) is the most widespread tobacco use in the Middle-East, and is rapidly spreading globally. ... WPS has very toxic effects during the early stage of embryogenesis. Thus, we believe that further studies are required to elucidate the
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45

Bills would overhaul Michigan smoking laws

A bill introduced by Rep. Tommy Brann, R-Wyoming, would hike the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. It would also prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes, chew, cigars, pipes and hookahs to those under 21. Companion legislation sponsored by Democrats and Republ
WKZO 590 AM (Kalamazoo, MI)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:41

[Canada] Ontario Court of Appeal now deciding fate of Toronto's shisha bars

Toronto shisha bars owners await word on their businesses’ fate after a challenge to the city’s anti-hookah smoking bylaw reached the Ontario Court of Appeal this week. A panel of three judges hearing the case Tuesday at Osgoode Hall reserved judgement,
Inside Toronto (ca)
added Jun 9, 2017 22:44


President of DAK Dr. Nisar ul Hassan in a statement here said hookah smoke contains higher levels of cancer-causing chemicals than cigarette smoke thus increasing the cancer risk by several fold. Known as “Jajeer”, hookah is a water pipe that has since
B Live News (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:33

Acrolein exposure in hookah smokers and non-smokers exposed to hookah tobacco Secondhand Smoke: Implications for regulating hookah tobacco products

Hookah tobacco smoke is a source of acrolein exposure. Findings support regulating hookah tobacco products including reducing humectants and sugar additives, which are precursors of acrolein under certain pyrolysis conditions. We suggest posting health wa
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 7, 2017 17:41

[Asia, India] Hookah smoking more cancerous than cigarettes: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said it (hookah) smoke has higher cancerous potential than cigarette smoke. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement here this afternoon said hookah smoke contains higher levels of cancer-causing chemicals th
United News of India (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:06
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