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Hookah Smoking: A Rapidly Emerging Threat To The Health Of The Nation's Young Adults

Weitzman and his co-authors... published important new research on the growing epidemic of hookah use among America's youth and young adults. As reported in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, the study found that current waterpipe use has doubled am
PR Newswire
added Oct 6, 2016 16:56

[Asia, Pakistan] 'Lethargy seen in execution of laws related to smoking'

no law existed to prevent use of e-cigarette and e-shisha in the country. The committee – chaired by Senator Nauman Wazir Khattak – was briefed on the ‘prohibition of smoking and protection of non-smokers health (amendment) bill, 2016’. The committee wa
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:58

[UK] French mayors ban hookah pipes as racial tensions rise ($$)

At least four mayors in southeast France and one in the Paris region have made it illegal to smoke them in public after complaints from locals. Critics say that the ban illustrates how France is turning against immigrant communities from Muslim countrie
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:50

[Philippines] Duterte urged to ban e-cigars

The anti-smoking group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) is urging President Duterte to push for the passage of a new law... R.A. No. 9211 strictly prohibits smoking in public spaces like schools, airport and ship terminals. Rojas said it s
Tempo (ph)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:43

[Kentucky] Health experts make case against e-cigs, hookah

A panel of medical and public health professionals said Wednesday that given national concerns over secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes and hookah Louisville should adopt rules forbidding the use of the products in public indoor spaces... Mayor Greg Fisch
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Sep 29, 2016 19:54

[California] Judge Blasts Atty Fee Request In $2M Hookah TM Fight ($$)

denied a motion for attorneys’ fees to a victorious trademark-infringement defendant, blasting the hookah wholesaler for a litigation strategy that he says wasted the court’s time and might have even been an indication of bad faith. Online hookah seller
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27

[Mid-east] Waterpipe smoking may cause many forms of cancer afterall

Analysis of a selection of studies has shown that misconception among the general public has led to many Arab-world smokers replacing cigarettes with water pipes in the mistaken belief that it’s safer. Sustained exposure to tar, nicotine and smoke, com
Nature Middle East (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 17:45

[Asia, Pakistan] Sheesha cafes thriving in federal capital

As much as half a dozen sheesha cafes are still open in Islamabad. Daily Times has learnt through that the business of illegal sheesha cafes is continuing under the very gaze of the authorities. These cafes are open to the influential persons of city, the
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44

[UK] Patrick van Aanholt allegedly seen smoking a shisha pipe just over a month before missing a Sunderland game with a heart concern

The defender was taken out of the starting XI just a quarter of an hour before kick-off at Spurs on Sunday on the recommendation of a cardiologist. Van Aanholt had undergone a heart scan five days earlier and Black Cats manager David Moyes thought the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:33

[Asia, Turkey] On Istiklal, Istanbul’s Champs-Élysées, Symbols of a City’s Malaise

Nowadays, with so many Syrian refugees in the city, and Arab tourists seeming to outnumber Europeans, Arabic signs have gone up at cafes and shops off Istiklal, and narghile cafes — where patrons smoke flavored tobacco out of water pipes — have prolifera
New York Times
added Sep 21, 2016 01:24
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