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[Canada] City halts plans to ban hookah, e-cigarettes as it waits for provincial legislation

Ottawa’s Board of Health has postponed its plan to ban e-cigarettes and water pipes in the hopes that upcoming amendments to Ontario’s smoking laws will include comprehensive regulation of the devices. Health officials made the decision at a board meetin
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 20, 2016 01:22

Smoking, sheesha use on rise among sections of women folk

“Females belonging to lower and upper class of society are among the drug addicts as most of them go out of their homes and have interaction with males while the middle class females are less prone to the menace due to their parents’ control on them,” sa
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Apr 18, 2016 23:00

E-cigarettes and hookah use among kids soars

The number of high school and middle school students using e-cigarettes was about 10 times higher in 2015 than 2011 Decreased use of cigarette and other tobacco products among adolescents is offset by a rise in e-cigarettes and hookah
added Apr 18, 2016 19:40

No decline in overall youth tobacco use since 2011

4.7 million middle and high school students report using a tobacco product; almost half use at least two... 8.6 percent smoked cigars, 7.2 percent used hookahs, 6.0 percent used smokeless tobacco, percent smoked pipe tobacco, and 0.6 percent smoked bidis
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 14, 2016 17:40

Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2015

What are the implications for public health practice? Use of emerging tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, is on the rise among middle and high school students; therefore, it is critical that comprehensive tobacco control and prevention strategies f
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 14, 2016 17:31

VIDEO: Hookah Smoking and Lung Damage

Hookah smoking causes lung damage even among light users, new study finds .
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2016 15:21
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[Massachusetts] Worcester officials push for tighter control over smoking, tobacco sales

Board of Health and a City Council committee are considering a wide array of strategies that would further limit where people could smoke, and make it more difficult for minors to have access... The city also wants to get under control the proliferation o
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Apr 14, 2016 14:54

Hookah Smoking Delivers Way, Way, Way More Toxins than Cigarettes

Of the 542 relevant scientific articles examined by the group, 17 studies were found to have enough data to compare the inhalation of toxins when smoking cigarettes versus hookahs — and this revealed that when compared with a single cigarette, one hookah
How Stuff Works
added Apr 14, 2016 02:50

Even Light Hookah Use May Cause Airway Problems

The study found that young adults who are considered light hookah users have noticeable changes in the cells lining their airways. "With hookah, smoking a bowl is the equivalent of smoking a pack of cigarettes," said study leader Dr. Ronald Crystal, cha
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 13, 2016 15:07
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[California] Proposed Tobacco Laws Get Mixed Response in IV

Local businesses in Isla Vista, home to students mostly ages 18-22, weighed in on the smoking age debate. Co-owner of Isla Vista Vapor Donavan Christianson primarily sells vapor products as substitutes for cigarettes. “This particular bill would greatly
Santa Barbara (CA) Independent
added Apr 10, 2016 17:18
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