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[Malawi] Shisha smoking under fire over health risks

A hookah habit can harm your health, largely due to the many misconceptions about shisha, says Dr S. Dhesi Baha Raja, former assistant state health director of the Maternal and Child Health division at the Sabah State Health department. The flavoured toba
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 13, 2013 14:01
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[Michigan] Auburn Hills lawmakers say no to smoking lounges

The council adopted a moratorium on new smoking lounges in order to study there impact -- including hookah bars -- in the city for 180 days or until an ordinance is adopted in the future. The resolution comes as a response to increased complaints the Aub
Daily Oakland (MI) Press
added Aug 11, 2013 14:11
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A comparison of cigarette- and hookah-related videos on YouTube

Although internet user-generated videos related to cigarette smoking often acknowledge harmful consequences and provide explicit antismoking messages, hookah-related videos do not. It may be valuable for public health programmes to correct common misconce
Tobacco Control
added Aug 10, 2013 11:36
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[Malaysia] Time to extend the ban on smoking

And hence, Eye believe that the time has come for the Ministry of Health to carry out its role and responsibility in creating a healthier society, even if it means being tough and implementing bans and heavy penalties on the import, sales, possession and
Borneo Post (my)
added Aug 6, 2013 02:15
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[District of Columbia] City responds to Smokefree DC's complaint about illegal hookah bars

we will conduct an educational campaign for the restaurant community about Smoke free Workplaces and allow a voluntary cease and desist period. We expect fine enforcement to begin in mid/late September.
Smokefree DC
added Aug 2, 2013 15:03
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[India] Textbook image of Rani Laxmibai smoking hookah sparks row

An image of Rani Laxmibai smoking hookah has landed a publisher in trouble, forcing it to stop further distribution of the class V books carrying the controversial image. Headquartered in Hyderabad, Orient Blackswan Private Limited has asked its distrib
Financial Express (in)
added Jul 30, 2013 04:59
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[UK] Prevalence and Predictors of Water Pipe and Cigarette Smoking Among Secondary School Students in London

Water pipe smoking may be more prevalent than cigarette smoking among young people in some high-income countries. Improved surveillance and dedicated tobacco control interventions are required to better understand the epidemiology of water pipe use and ad
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 28, 2013 11:03
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[Indonesia] Malaysian govt may ban e-cigarettes, shisha, based on report

Malaysia's health ministry will decide whether to ban e-cigarettes and shisha based on a report on their effects which is to be produced by the end of August. Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the ministry would study the possibility
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 25, 2013 03:46
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[UK] Shisha cafe flouted smoke free laws

Preston Café Ltd, operators of Pasha in Aqueduct Street, Ashton, were ordered to pay £1,235 at Preston Magistrates’ Court. Cafe bosses pleaded guilty to two offences: failing to prevent persons smoking in a smoke free place and failing to make sure that
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Jul 24, 2013 17:50
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[West Virginia] Editorial: Understanding the dangers of hookah smoke

Even if it is only done periodically, smoking hookah exposes an individual to the same risks that smoking cigarettes or cigars would. While it is up to the individual to decide whether or not to indulge in smoking hookah, this decision should be made wi
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:20
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