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Headlines Tagged with Hookahs/Shisha / Water Pipes 2,033 headlines found


[California] Roadshow: Is it legal for drivers to smoke hookah pipes?

It unnerved me to see that nearly 3-foot-long pipe in someone's lap, his cheeks puffed out as he was holding his breath. And he was clearly distracted in maneuvering the car....A...However, in California it is illegal to smoke if anyone younger than 18 i
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jan 14, 2015 12:29

WYLE: E-Cigarettes or Hookah; Is Either Cigarette Alternative Safe?

As a dangerous products attorney, I tend to receive many questions about what might be a “safer alternative” to using various products... The best answer right now? Just don’t smoke. At any level tobacco use is addicting, and it’s better to never start t
The Legal Examiner
added Jan 14, 2015 10:50

[Africa, South Africa] Cape Town pushes for legal clarity on e-cigarettes

THE City of Cape Town says it will escalate its efforts ... "We have indicated on numerous occasions our intention to consider legislation to regulate e-cigarettes in South Africa … these we said because the current Tobacco Act does not include e-cigaret
Business Day (za)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:15

[UK] Shisha lounge fined £14,000 after owner caught allowing smoking in Cricklewood store

A shisha lounge has been slapped with a £14,000 fine after Brent Council caught the owner allowing smoking in an enclosed space.
GetWestLondon (Trinity Mirror Southern - icCroydon) (uk)
added Jan 14, 2015 09:41

Virgina smoking ban extends to hookah bar, court rules

The Virginia Supreme Court overturned a decision that created a loophole in the smoking ban when the Court of Appeals of Virginia found that She-Sha Hookah Cafe and Lounge was exempt from the Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act because, although it served food
Washington Times
added Jan 12, 2015 23:46

[Louisiana] Smoke rings / Smoking ordinance vote deferred until Jan. 22

After three hours of often-heated argument, the committee voted 3-2 to approve a long list of changes to the original draft....exempt cigar bars and hookah lounges, allow smoking in approved bar patio areas and change the 25-feet rule to 5 feet.
Gambit Weekly
added Jan 12, 2015 20:02

[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34

[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes out, hookahs in

growing trend in which young adults are trading cigarettes for water-pipe hookahs influx of Arabic immigrants bringing their traditions to the United States. The Arabic population in Philadelphia County has more than doubled from 4,701 in 2000 to 1
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:15

[Jordan] Hubble-bubble, there's shisha-smoking trouble on Saudi beaches!

“IT is my right to enjoy a clean beach” was the motto of a recent campaign started by several Jubail residents against beach-goers who smoke shisha, or hubble-bubble, on the city’s beaches. The smokers are accused of polluting beaches with discarded coal
Al (jo)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:02

[Asia] Great majority of Iranians oppose smoking hookah in tea houses

Over 71 percent of the participants believed that hookah smoking would be more harmful to one's health than smoking cigarettes. 86 percent of the respondents showed disapproval of smoking hookahs, women more than men, and villagers more than city people
Tehran Times
added Jan 11, 2015 03:00
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