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Headlines Tagged with Hookahs/Shisha / Water Pipes 2,796 headlines found


Students swayed by 'relaxing, fun' image of hookah smoking ignore health harms

Educational campaigns meant to dissuade college students from initiating hookah tobacco smoking may be more successful if they combat positive perceptions of hookah use as attractive and romantic, rather than focusing solely on the harmful components of
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 7, 2014 08:12

Researchers find 18 percent of high school seniors smoke hookah

American adolescents are turning to ethnically-linked alternative tobacco products, such as hookahs, cigars, and various smokeless tobacco products, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 7, 2014 08:02

[New York] Hookah smoking is common among teens, especially the wealthy: study

One in five high school seniors has tried smoking from a hookah, according to a study by New York University’s Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, and kids whose parents are highly educated are more likely to partake. Users may not realize hookahs can b
New York Daily News
added Jul 6, 2014 21:59
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[California] Six Valley Hookah Bars Cited for Smoking Violations

Six hookah lounges in Van Nuys and Sherman Oaks were cited Friday for allowing smoking in outdoor dining areas or areas intended for the consumption of food, according to the Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Division.
Post-Periodical (San Fernando Valley, CA)
added Jul 6, 2014 15:44

List of public comments on FDA deeming rule by UCSF faculty and fellows (and others) with links to the comments

Several people have asked me to collect all the public comments that we have submitted to the FDA on the deeming rule. They are listed here, as well as comments from elsewhere that have been sent to me for posting.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 5, 2014 19:39

Russia's Tobacco Ban Takes the Buzz Out of Hookah Bars

The bottom line: Russian bar owners logged $600 million annually in hookah sales. New tobacco restrictions put that revenue at risk.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 3, 2014 17:22

[California] Waterfront Pizza at center of smoking debate: Foster City Council changes proposed smoking ordinance

At its July 16 meeting, the council voted to include a new provision that would affect Waterfront Pizza, a Mediterranean restaurant and hookah lounge with an outdoor patio against the water at the Edgewater Shopping Center. It’s the only restaurant in th
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 3, 2014 11:17

[Russia] Moscow Hookahs Lose Buzz as Tobacco Ban Hits Pipe Smoking

Vasilchuk’s Chaikona No.1 outlets no longer offer tobacco-based versions of the devices, also known as shisha, narghile or hubbly bubbly. Visitors can instead puff on steam cocktails stuffed with nicotine-free fruit mixes.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 27, 2014 10:41

[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
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