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The global epidemiology of waterpipe smoking

Waterpipe smoking has become a global public health problem. Developing surveillance, intervention and regulatory/policy frameworks specific to the waterpipe has become a public health priority.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 9, 2014 11:13
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[Africa] Tanzania: Activists Demand Total Ban On Shisha Smoking

WHILE more people take up the smoking of shisha as a recreational activity in many parts of the country, antitobacco activists have called for the ban of the practice altogether with mounting concern that it could be used to cover up alcohol and drug abu
added Oct 7, 2014 13:27

[Tanzania] Activists demand total ban on shisha smoking

Ms Kagaruki urged authorities in the country to borrow a leaf from Kenya whose government amended its law and has now managed to ban Shisha smoking. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Acting Assistant Director for Non Communicable Diseases, Dr Ay
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Oct 6, 2014 16:43

[Asia, India] 'Need to act against hookah bars flouting smoke-free norms'

As many as 126 women have been fined for lighting up in public... The State Tobacco Control Department conducted 1,27,330 raids at public places and 2,55,011 raids on public service vehicles during the period and as many as 68,959 men were issued challan
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 6, 2014 13:07

[Minnesota] Savage heading for ban on hookah lounges, e-cigarettes

In Savage, electronic cigarettes, like the one shown above, will be banned in areas covered by the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Sep 24, 2014 11:18

[Florida] Shaq Flouts Doral's Smoking Ban, Gets Cop Job Despite Hookah Habit

This time, Shaq is flouting Doral's strict rule against hiring anyone who smokes tobacco. It seems Shaq Fu enjoys a hookah now and again -- and the city says it will let him join the force anyway...."Since he's an unpaid employee, it doesn't apply to him.
Miami New Times blogs
added Sep 20, 2014 13:06

[Turkey] Hitting a high the Ottoman way with tobacco

The nargile (known as the water pipe, hookah, hubbly bubbly, shisha and by other names) is said to have originated in the Persian Empire and then came to the Ottomans during the reign of Yavuz Sultan Selim (r. 1512-1520). The Persians are supposed to hav
Hurriyet (tr)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:36

Air quality in New York City hookah bars

despite the ban on smoking tobacco products, at the very least, some NYC hookah bars are serving tobacco-based hookahs, and have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that may present a health threat to visitors and employees. Therefore, there
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:16

People Are Smoking Less. So Why Have Tobacco Shops Doubled?

Tobacco shops are largely off the radar of antismoking advocates and researchers, who are generally more interested in cigarette sales at convenience stores, supermarkets, and pharmacies. Those three categories of retailers accounted for 80 percent of to
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 16, 2014 02:51

[Qatar] Smoking Shisha '10 times more harmful than cigarettes'

“Unfortunately many people think that shisha is less dangerous. But it can be 10 times harmful than cigarettes,” Dr Al Mulla told a press conference held at HMC. He said that while cigarettes have a filter, the smoke from shisha passes directly into the
Arabian Business
added Sep 8, 2014 11:40
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