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LEE: Can Secondhand Smoke Lead To Weight Gain?

These studies add to an increasing body of evidence is showing that smoking is not just harmful to smokers but also to those around smokers. This is not surprising if you look at the chemicals that can be in secondhand smoke such as cyanide, ammonia, lea
Forbes
added Jan 29, 2016 20:25
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[Uae: Sharjah] Shisha smoking will invite Dh500 fine in Sharjah

officials said a lot off residents preferred to smoke shisha and do barbecue in parks and green areas in various parts of the city which is destroying and affecting the environment adversely... recently issued fines for violators, said Faisal Al Mulla, di
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 28, 2016 15:04
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[New York] Secondhand Smoke Poses Health Risk for Hookah Bar Workers

When they tested markers of active smoking and secondhand smoke in 10 hookah bar workers in New York City who did not smoke cigarettes, they found that the average level of exhaled carbon monoxide rose significantly after the workers' shifts. Specificall
MedPage Today
added Jan 26, 2016 14:41
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[New York] Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk

Hookah bar employees are at risk for exposure to secondhand smoke, a new study warns. "Hookah [water pipe] use is often exempt from clean indoor-air laws that protect people from secondhand smoke," study senior author Terry Gordon, a toxicologist and pro
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 26, 2016 14:30
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[New York] Secondhand hookah smoke: an occupational hazard for hookah bar employees

These results demonstrate that hookah bars have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that appear to cause adverse health effects in employees. These data indicate the need for further research and a marked need for better air quality monitorin
Tobacco Control
added Jan 26, 2016 14:18
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[New York] Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk

"Ours is the first study that links poor hookah bar air quality to damaging effects in workers, and the results recommend closer monitoring of this industry to protect the public," he added. Gordon is also a professor at the New York University College o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 25, 2016 23:23
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[Minnesota] Glyndon passes tough e-cigarette laws

Glyndon recently passed one of the toughest set of tobacco laws in the area, following in the footsteps of neighboring Dilworth. One of the laws, set to go into effect Monday, would ban the sale of tobacco products within 1,000 feet of any school, hous
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jan 25, 2016 22:05
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[New York] Hookah bar workers at risk from secondhand smoke

In New York City, there are now around 140 hookah or shisha bars or lounges, even though tobacco-based shisha is officially banned. These have traditionally been used by people of Middle Eastern and Indian descent, but young people of all backgrounds ar
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 25, 2016 21:22
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[New York] Secondhand smoke at hookah bars dangerous for workers

employees at hookah bars are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke as the businesses fly under the radar based on allowances for non-tobacco-based smoking material...for fine particulate matter, fine black carbon, carbon monoxide and nicotine.
UPI
added Jan 25, 2016 20:45
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[Pennsylvania] Restaurant can have hookah smoking

A Hazleton restaurant owner withdrew her request for a hearing before the city zoning board after the zoning officer said hookah smoking complies with a smoking exemption that the business secured from the state.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jan 25, 2016 17:36
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