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[New York] Roswell Park-led national study details tobacco use

And, one finding so far sticks out as surprising: that so many people -- 40 percent overall in the study -- use at least two tobacco products. The most common combinations included cigarettes with e-cigarettes, cigarillos or a hookah. For cigarettes an
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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[Africa, Uganda] 30 people in city arrested as police enforce tobacco law

Thirty people were last Saturday arrested in Kampala in the anti-tobacco operation conducted by the Uganda National Health Consumers Organisation [UNHCO] under the Ministry of Health and the police. This was in pursuit of the implementation of the Tobac
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:31
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[Asia, India] Hookah bar owner gets 3 years in jail for selling tobacco to minors

The owner of a hookah bar in the city was on Friday awarded three years in jail and fined Rs 1 lakh for selling tobacco to minors in a two-year-old case. Chief judicial magistrate Gagandeep Mittal convicted Rahul Yadav, the owner of Kasba Bar and Snooker
Times of India
added Jan 24, 2017 16:59
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[UK] Shisha cafe boss fined £200 for letting Barking customers smoke

Police and council officers raided Byblos Gardens Shisha Lounge in Longbridge Road, Barking, following a tip-off from residents that its manager was allowing customers to smoke in an enclosed space. Four customers were given £50 fixed penalty notices for
Barking & Dagenham Post (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 16:48
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Waterpipe Promotion and Use on Instagram: #Hookah

users take pride in their purchases and like to show their customized, and often times elaborate, waterpipes to their followers. Instagram has been underutilized in understanding tobacco related-behaviors and identifying tobacco-related promotional materi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 24, 2017 05:20
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[Kentucky] VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes, hookahs next to be banned?

Saying that e-cigarettes and hookahs present a threat to non-users and air quality, Louisville’s health department is recommending that the Metro Council ban their use indoors....The 77-page report, obtained by the Courier-Journal through an open records
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 19, 2017 18:43
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Instagram documents rising hookah use

Social media is giving researchers insight into the rising use of hookah, according to a study from USC. Hookah, smoked through a water pipe and also known as shisha, has harmful health effects similar to cigarettes. But as cigarette use declined between
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 13, 2017 18:06
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[Jordan] Argileh smokers prone to symptoms of ‘distressed respiratory system’ — study

Regular argileh smoking is associated with a reporting of substantially more respiratory symptoms in young adults, according to a new study conducted by the King Hussein Cancer Center’s (KHCC) Cancer Control Office.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] Govt slammed for failing to enforce tobacco ban

The Coalition for Tobacco Control-Pakistan (CTC-Pak) said on Tuesday that the provincial government had failed to enforce its own decision of banning the sale and use of sheesha, gutka, and mainpuri and smoking at public places.
The News (pk)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:12
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Correlates of Hookah Pipe Awareness and Perceived Harmfulness Among U.S. Adults

15.7% believe it is less harmful than cigarettes. This small proportion are mostly young, white, and college graduates. Targeted behavioral interventions will be necessary to increase individuals’ perceived risk, knowledge, and perceived harmfulness of h
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:59
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