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[Lebanon] Alarming study links lung cancer to nargileh, generators

Lebanese researchers mapped the most dangerous risk factors contributing to lung cancer in the country, which they say are frightening because of their prevalence in daily urban life. Their study is the latest in a slew of research linking nargileh or w
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:15

Nargileh goes global as Lebanon seeks to enforce smoking ban

As Lebanon enters the second year of its indoor smoking ban, public health experts are looking at ways that the country can learn from the experiences of countries with older smoking bans and which are also having to contend with the ever-growing popular
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:11

[India] KAVITA: Did they trick us into smoking?

The globalization of the tobacco epidemic has been greatly contributed by global marketing, rising trade within and across borders and foreign investments.
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Sep 29, 2013 06:52

[Oregon] 'Sweet deceit' cigars tempt teens

A new survey of eighth- and 11th-graders in Multnomah County found one out of six has tried the new flavored cigars or flavored chewing tobacco. One in 10 smokes a hookah — a water pipe typically filled with flavored tobacco. “It’s not really an acciden
Portland (OR) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:22

[Asia, India] Hookah less harmful than cigarettes: Study

"The new study reiterates that hookah smoke is a less harmful option compared to cigarette smoking. But I would emphasise more on herbal hookahs which are free of tobacco or nicotine as the best alternative," said Shireen Parker, vice-president of Arabia
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 23, 2013 12:27

[Africa] Nigeria: The Emergence of Shisha in Kaduna

Apart from going to cafes to smoke shisha in Kaduna, some individuals have the equipment for smoking it within the comfort of their homes. Ali Baba is a shisha cafe in Kaduna, run by a Lebanese. According to Ali Baba, who named his Shisha cafe after him
added Sep 23, 2013 12:25

Motives, beliefs and attitudes towards waterpipe tobacco smoking: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

We electronically searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the ISI the Web of Science ... Socializing, relaxation, pleasure and entertainment were the main motives for waterpipe use. While waterpipe users were aware of the health hazards of waterpipe smoking, they
Harm Reduction Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 13:51

[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Anti-tobacco law to come into effect on January 21

The Dubai Municipality has issued a comprehensive guide book to ensure the implementation of the executive regulations of the anti-tobacco federal law with only four months left for businesses to comply.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:15

[Asia, Uae: Dubai] Smoke-free Dubai: Rules strictly in force… Click to know where you cannot light-up

Salah Amiri, Assistant Director General of Dubai Municipality has stated that the civic body has issued a comprehensive guide regulating the smoking in public places. The guide contains instructions, guidelines and conditions for controlling smoking in
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:36

[Virginia] VCU gets grant to study novel tobacco products

"We have an explosion of hookah bars, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes. Honestly, we don't know if they are less harmful or whether they contribute to making the tobacco problems worse," Balster said. VCU and 13 other research teams across the country wo
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 21, 2013 13:47
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