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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia bans smoking shisha and e-cigarettes

Cambodia has banned e-cigarettes and shisha pipes saying the increasingly popular products contain damaging levels of nicotine and are leading young people to take up smoking. The National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) ordered authorities to immed
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 27, 2014 19:03
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The LWDS-10J: Reliability and Validity of the Lebanon Waterpipe Dependence Scale Among University Students in Jordan

The LWDS-11 items exhibited a different factor structure in our sample. However, the modified scale (LWDS-10J) showed promising reliability and construct validity in this population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 26, 2014 22:39
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Rape suspect in N.D. case given tobacco license, opened shop in Minn.

The man arrested on rape charges while applying for a tobacco license at City Hall here last week was given his license ... The smoke shop of Daniel Omane, who faces felony rape and assault charges in Ransom County, N.D., is called Hookahs on Main. It’s i
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 26, 2014 14:43
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia cracks down on e-cigarettes, shisha, says harmful for youth

has banned the import, sale and promotion of e-cigarettes and shisha tobacco, a favourite of hookah-using smokers, a government agency said Wednesday. The Cambodian Anti-Drug Authority said in a statement that electronic cigarettes, which emit water vapo
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2014 14:11
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[Massachusetts] Scituate increases tobacco-purchasing age to 21

At the Board of Health meeting on Monday night, members increased the age limit, limited the use of e-cigarettes in public places, outlawed cigar and hookah bars, and restricted the sale of single cigars costing under $2.50.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Feb 25, 2014 15:24
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Hookah is not harmless, experts say

in the new review, published in Respiratory Medicine. "One-time use can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning or other diseases, including but not limited to tuberculosis, herpes, respiratory illnesses including the flu, and long-term use can lead to heart d
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2014 13:17
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Smoking Hookah Could Give You Heart Disease And Cancer

Smoking tobacco through water doesn’t necessarily filter out any of these toxins that can damage the lungs and heart. “The cooled and sweetened flavor of hookah tobacco makes it more enticing to kids and they falsely believe it’s less harmful,” Tracey E.
Medical Daily
added Feb 25, 2014 13:16
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Hookah, is it really harmless?

It has been reported that like other forms smoking tobacco, their use can lead to addiction also is used for inhaling and other addictive substances. Has also been considered a risk factor for various isolated diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmo
Respiratory Medicine
added Feb 25, 2014 13:14
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[Kansas, Missouri] Unique danger to e-cigarettes

Experts at the University of Kansas Hospital say the refills are just too attractive to children and swallowing them can be dangerous. In a smoke-filled room on Broadway Street in Sinbad's Hookah Lounge, friends shared a hookah Thursday afternoon and, w
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:33
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[Colorado] Hookah lounges not happy with proposed bill to raise smoking age

For 8-years Chris Copeland has been doing good business at 40 Thieves Hookah Lounge on N Academy Blvd. He's done so well that he has franchise lounges in other cities around the country. "The hookah scene has definitely grown, there are over a dozen hoo
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:25
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