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[UK] Sheffield council targets shisha users in health campaign

A council has launched a health campaign aimed at shisha users, likening smoking it for an hour to smoking 100 cigarettes. Since June, Sheffield City Council has prosecuted a number of bars across the city, issuing £15,000 in fines for breaking a ban on
BBC Online
added Sep 18, 2018 21:08
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[Missouri] Hookah, Vaping, Cigar Lounges Would Fall Under Smoking Ban in St. Louis County

A smoking ban on St. Louis County ballots this November could mean big changes for a much broader swath of businesses than just bars where smoking is currently permitted. If the proposed ban were to go into effect, smoking would be prohibited in public
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Sep 17, 2018 15:17
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Longitudinal associations between youth tobacco and substance use in waves 1 and 2 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study

Highlights • Any tobacco use predicted subsequent substance (alcohol or drug) use. • E-cigarette use predicted substance use except non-prescribed painkillers/sedatives. • Substance use consistently predicted tobacco use across products. • Marijuana u
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 15, 2018 03:57
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[Pennsylvania] Plan for hooka lounge on North Fifth Street draws some objections in Reading

The city zoning hearing board has heard a request for zoning relief from Hatboi Entertainment LLC, which is seeking a use variance and a special exception to allow a café and hookah lounge in a vacant storefront at 113 North Fifth St.
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Sep 13, 2018 16:39
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[UK] Shisha smoke warning campaign

THE dangers of smoking Shisha are to be highlighted in a new public health campaign in Liverpool...is becoming increasingly popular in cities such as Liverpool, particularly among young people aged 18-25. We have had huge success in reducing the smoking
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 13:55
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[Australia] SIDDIQI: Shisha addiction may be stronger than cigarette addiction

Given that shisha is often smoked with friends and family, its addiction may be more than just physical. This strong social element to the addiction may be the reason the smoking cessation drug, varenicline, which is effective for cigarette smokers, does
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 7, 2018 10:47
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Common anti-smoking treatment makes no difference in shisha tobacco addiction

Researchers at the University of York has shown that a drug commonly used to help smokers overcome addiction to cigarettes does not have the same effect in shisha smokers. Smoking tobacco through a waterpipe, often referred to as shisha or hookah smokin
EurekAlert
added Sep 6, 2018 20:16
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[UK] Common anti-smoking treatment makes no difference in shisha tobacco addiction

Research at the University of York, involving a trial with more than 500 daily shisha smokers in Pakistan, where shisha smoking is particularly common, showed that varenicline—a medication used to help tackle cigarette smoking—did not make a difference i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 6, 2018 14:17
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What are the health risks of hookah smoking?

Using a hookah exposes a person to tobacco smoke, which contains harmful components, such as carbon monoxide. The water in the hookah does not filter out these components. Even if a person does not smoke directly from the hookah, they can still inhale s
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 5, 2018 00:36
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Vape store seeks exemption to Ohio city’s under-21 tobacco-sales ban, just like hookah lounge

Groove, a store in Kent that specializes in “e-liquids” which he and his staff custom make for customers ages 18 to 80. But he and his employees recently expressed concern about Tobacco 21, a new ordinance in Kent that restricts the sale of tobacco and v
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Sep 3, 2018 14:52
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