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[California] NORCO: Hookah akin to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, council says

A Norco restaurant owner's desire to attract diners by promoting hookah smoking on his patio may be more than a pipe dream. At its Wednesday, Oct. 15, meeting, the Norco City Council voted to drop a proposed ordinance that would have prohibited hookah s
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Oct 17, 2014 16:35
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Thailand bans import of water pipes, electronic cigarettes

Thailand's Cabinet has approved a ban on the import of hookah-style water pipes and electronic cigarettes, copying a similar move by neighbouring Cambodia earlier this year. Deputy government spokesman Maj. Gen. Sansern Kaewkamnerd said Tuesday's decisio
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2014 12:27
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[North Carolina] FDA proposes new regulations on cigar industry

Part of the new regulations would require cigar manufacturers to report and submit product and ingredient listings. The new regulations also include new health warning label rules. The FDA does not deny that the new regulations could place a serious fin
WBTV Channel 3 CBS (Charlotte, NC)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:06
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[Asia-pacific] Feature: Water pipe zeal in Vietnam

Youth smoking shisha at bars, dancing halls and other entertainment spots have become more popular in recent years in Vietnam, especially in major cities of capital Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City, said Hua Ngoc Thuan,vice chairman of HCM City People's C
Xinhua Newswire
added Oct 10, 2014 12:57
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The global epidemiology of waterpipe smoking

Waterpipe smoking has become a global public health problem. Developing surveillance, intervention and regulatory/policy frameworks specific to the waterpipe has become a public health priority.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 9, 2014 11:13
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[Africa] Tanzania: Activists Demand Total Ban On Shisha Smoking

WHILE more people take up the smoking of shisha as a recreational activity in many parts of the country, antitobacco activists have called for the ban of the practice altogether with mounting concern that it could be used to cover up alcohol and drug abu
All-Africa.com
added Oct 7, 2014 13:27
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[Tanzania] Activists demand total ban on shisha smoking

Ms Kagaruki urged authorities in the country to borrow a leaf from Kenya whose government amended its law and has now managed to ban Shisha smoking. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Acting Assistant Director for Non Communicable Diseases, Dr Ay
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Oct 6, 2014 16:43
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[Asia, India] 'Need to act against hookah bars flouting smoke-free norms'

As many as 126 women have been fined for lighting up in public... The State Tobacco Control Department conducted 1,27,330 raids at public places and 2,55,011 raids on public service vehicles during the period and as many as 68,959 men were issued challan
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 6, 2014 13:07
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[Minnesota] Savage heading for ban on hookah lounges, e-cigarettes

In Savage, electronic cigarettes, like the one shown above, will be banned in areas covered by the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Sep 24, 2014 11:18
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[Florida] Shaq Flouts Doral's Smoking Ban, Gets Cop Job Despite Hookah Habit

This time, Shaq is flouting Doral's strict rule against hiring anyone who smokes tobacco. It seems Shaq Fu enjoys a hookah now and again -- and the city says it will let him join the force anyway...."Since he's an unpaid employee, it doesn't apply to him.
Miami New Times blogs
added Sep 20, 2014 13:06
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