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[North Carolina] FDA extends comment period on e-cig regulations

said Friday it is extending by 30 days the public comment period for how it should regulate electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products. Comments now will be accepted until Aug. 8.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 21, 2014 14:59

[Asia, Israel] Knesset panel hears of growing use – and danger – of water pipes

often leads to the use of dangerous, addictive drugs, according to experts speaking Wednesday before the Knesset Committee for the Struggle Against Drugs and Alcohol. MK Muhammad Barakei (Hadash) said that even though the subject is not often discussed,
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 20, 2014 14:05

[UK] Measuring the acute cardiovascular effects of shisha smoking: a cross-sectional study

The acute heart rate, blood pressure and carbon monoxide levels were seen to rise significantly after smoking shisha. The weak correlation between carbon monoxide levels and the other variables suggests that carbon monoxide levels had not contributed to t
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (uk)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:28

[UK] Smoking at trendy hubble-bubble cafes may increase risk of heart disease, say experts

shows that heart rate, blood pressure and carbon monoxide levels rise significantly immediately after smoking shisha. These physiological changes may lead to heart disease which in turn can lead to heart attacks.
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 20, 2014 11:23

[Texas] El Paso City Council bans smoking e-cigarettes, vaping in public places

El Paso City Council on Tuesday amended a previous ordinance to include banning smoking electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettess) or vaping in public places. The four main changes to the ordinance approved by City Council are:
KVIA TV Channel 7 (El Paso, TX)
added Jun 17, 2014 15:17

Baltimore hookah bars contain elevated levels of carbon monoxide and air nicotine

Smoking waterpipes, or hookahs, creates hazardous concentrations of indoor air pollution and poses increased risk from diminished air quality for both employees and patrons of waterpipe bars, according to a new study from the Institute for Global Tobacco
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 1, 2014 22:43

[North Carolina] Proposed Fayetteville ordinance could snuff out rapid growth of tobacco shops

A proposed ordinance before the Planning Coimmission would limit where developers could put tobacco shops, cigar bars and hookah lounges in the city.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jun 1, 2014 08:11

[Indiana] Health experts dispel the myth of smoking alternative

hookah could be undoing the progress made. “The limited research we have to date indicates that hookah use is as harmful, if not more harmful, than smoking cigarettes,” Wells said. “The increased use of hookah threatens to chip away at these significant
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added May 30, 2014 04:53

[Australia] Butts out: smoking banned on University of NSW campuses

Imitators of the French existential philosopher Albert Camus - rarely seen without a Gauloises cigarette dangling from his lip - could face a $550 fine for lighting up. Young admirers of Treasurer Joe Hockey's recently exposed habit will have to ruminat
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 30, 2014 04:31

[California] E-cigarette smokers in Davis may face restrictions

The Davis City Council unanimously voted Tuesday in favor of including e-cigarettes and hookah in the ordinance that prohibits smoking in certain spaces. The council will have a second reading of the expanded ordinance on June 10. If it is passed, the r
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 30, 2014 04:10
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