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[Massachusetts] Franklin: Public hearing set for new tobacco regulations

The three-member board scheduled the hearing for its Jan. 7 meeting, set to begin at 10 a.m. at the Municipal Building, 355 East Central St. Health Director David McKearney wrote the proposed regulations. If passed, the controls would reshape how the to
Milford (MA) Daily News
added Dec 8, 2013 13:35
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[Canada] Alberta pipe ban could see hookah tradition go up in smoke

Over the next 18 months, about 70 Alberta restaurants will have to evolve or perish. That’s because last week the Province moved to ban water pipes from public places. For these dozens of businesses offering hookah (or “shisha”), it’s all but an eviction
Metro (ca)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:48
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Qatar’s tobacco challenge: 17 cigarettes a day and about 65,000 smokers in total

A new survey has revealed that there are about 51,000 cigarette smokers and 14,000 shisha smokers in Qatar. Some smoke up to 17 cigarettes a day. The 2013 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) was carried out by the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) in colla
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Dec 3, 2013 14:03
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Qatar’s tobacco challenge: 17 cigarettes a day and about 65,000 smokers in total

A new survey has revealed that there are about 51,000 cigarette smokers and 14,000 shisha smokers in Qatar. Some smoke up to 17 cigarettes a day. The 2013 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) was carried out by the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) in colla
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Dec 3, 2013 14:03
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[Canada] Alberta legislature passes new rules on smoking in cars, use of water pipes

The approval of Bill 33 late Wednesday, combined with a separate bill to ban the sale of flavoured tobacco products, gives Alberta some of the most aggressive tobacco-control restrictions in the country, says a leading advocate.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 3, 2013 13:59
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[Saudi Arabia] Has the smoking ban made us any healthier?

more than a year later, the ban is still in place and inspections to ensure establishments are obeying the law are abundant. Authorities are resisting the pressure from café owners – some of whom stated they lost 80 percent of revenues, while others had t
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Nov 25, 2013 11:22
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[Canada] Herbal shisha a potential health hazard: study

In a new study published this month in the peer-reviewed journal Tobacco Control, an international team of researchers led by the U of A studied three popular Canadian brands of herbal shisha and found trace toxic metals such as chromium, nickel and arse
University of Alberta (ca)
added Nov 25, 2013 10:21
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[Australia] Fruit-flavoured tobacco 'sheesha' water pipes attract young non-smokers and just as bad for you

A Cancer Council Victoria review says water-pipe smoking, which is growing in popularity, can "undermine tobacco control, because it can be used as a replacement for cigarettes among quitters or serves as a gateway to cigarette initiation".
The Australian (au)
added Nov 25, 2013 10:17
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[California] Anaheim Council to Consider Temporary Ban on Hookah Lounges

The idea surfaced after plans for a banquet hall and hookah lounge on Brookhurst Avenue — a stretch of road lined with Middle-Eastern businesses and known as Little Arabia — triggered opposition from nearby residents concerned about the effects of second
Voice of OC (Orange County, CA)
added Nov 25, 2013 10:08
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THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT OFFERS SUCCESSES AS WELL AS LESSONS FOR FUTURE EFFORTS

In observance of the 15th anniversary of the MSA, Legacy partnered with RTI International and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) to host a Warner Series panel discussion October 23, 2013 to discuss the successes and challenges facing th
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 23, 2013 16:55
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