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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Thai Officials Eye Shisha And E-Cigarette Tax

Neither product is currently registered under any Thai laws, officials said. Shisha, known to the Thais as baragu, is increasingly popular among Thais and widely sold in nightclubs and restaurants, while electric cigarettes have also made a recent entry
Phuket News (th)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:50
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[UK] Shisha Smokers Cause London Traffic Meltdown

Two shisha smokers brought some Arabian flavour to the streets of London when they caused traffic chaos by smoking shisha in the middle of the road.... The phenomenon is thought to have spiralled in recent months, as many Arabs visit London for their summ
CairoScene (eg)
added Sep 3, 2014 08:54
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[Uae] Tobacco law has little impact on shisha business in Ajman

Ajman’s shisha cafe owners are reporting little impact on business, more than a year after strict rules governing the sale of tobacco were enforced. Despite initial fears that the law would drive away business and force some cafes to close, owners said c
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:02
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[Connecticut] Hopes for hooka lounge go up in smoke

Initially it appeared Bridgeport's Zoning Commission was leaning toward allowing Ali Naqvi to open a hookah lounge... despite Naqvi's efforts to address all their concerns by providing security, limiting his hours and banning booze, denied him a permit.
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Sep 2, 2014 09:54
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[Saudi Arabia] Young men rent flats to smoke shisha

The shisha ban in Jeddah cafes has contributed to the rise in prices of small flats which are now in demand by Saudis to smoke shisha. Shishas have been banned on health grounds, alongside other forms of smoking, with the Health Ministry campaigning for t
Arab News (sa)
added Aug 29, 2014 20:05
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[UK] New study into shisha smoking is launched

One Voice through the Baiter Sehat campaign will interview between 100 and 200 shisha users in the region about their attitudes to the habit. This initiative will be one of the most comprehensive local studies into the subject to date. One Voice, which
Asian Image (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:39
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[Canada] BETWEEN: CITY OF VANCOUVER CLAIMANT AND: ABDOLABBAS ABDIANNIA CARRYING ON BUSINESS AS AHWAZ HOOKAH HOUSE AND ABDOLHAMiD MOHAMMADIAN, CARRYING ON BUSINESS AS PERSIA SMOKE SHOP, ALSO KNOWN AS PERSIAN TEA HOUSE DEFENDANTS (PDF)

I find both Defendants guilty as charged
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Aug 22, 2014 20:01
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Cross-country comparison of waterpipe use: nationally representative data from 13 low and middle-income countries from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)

GATS data provide the ability to analyse waterpipe use within a country and across countries. Monitoring of waterpipe use at a national level will better enable countries to target tobacco control interventions such as education campaigns about the negati
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 03:18
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[Canada] Two Vancouver hookah shop owners lose fight to allow smoking

Two Vancouver hookah shop owners have lost their fight to allow customers to smoke water pipes in their establishments following a B.C. provincial court ruling. The ruling, issued Monday, upholds the City of Vancouver’s bylaw prohibiting smoking in busi
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:52
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Legacy Urges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Place Restrictions on All Tobacco Products

The FDA Must Regulate Emerging Products With Particular Appeal to Youth Such as Little Cigars, Hookah and E-cigarettes
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 12, 2014 15:01
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