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[New York] No outdoor smoking at VGN hookah bar

The Village of Great Neck is tightening limits on a proposed hookah lounge on Middle Neck Road, following a weeks-long campaign against the project by neighbors concerned about the health effects of second-hand smoke.
The Island Now (Williston Park, NY)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:03

[Canada] ‘Herbal’ but potentially hazardous: an analysis of the constituents and smoke emissions of tobacco-free waterpipe products and the air quality in the cafés where they are served

‘Herbal’ shisha products tested contained toxic trace metals and PAHs levels equivalent to, or in excess of, that found in cigarettes. Their mainstream and sidestream smoke emissions contained carcinogens equivalent to, or in excess of, those of tobacco p
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2013 03:50

[UK] Alice in 'blunder land' as smoking caterpillar sparks council alert at Ewood Florist

A WOODEN caterpillar ‘smoking’ an unlit shisha pipe in a shop window sparked a council alert. An over eager environmental health officer who visited Ewood Florist said the display item fell foul of anti-smoking laws.
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 15, 2013 17:12

[UK] Number of shisha lounges in decline after Bradford Council clampdown

The number of shisha lounges in the district has fallen by more than 40 per cent after a Bradford Council crackdown. There are currently 10 known lounges in the district, a drop of seven since January last year, the authority has revealed.
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Oct 15, 2013 17:11

[UK] Smoking knowledge still a real drag

In a new survey conducted by OnePoll, more than one in four people (28 per cent) are still unaware that smoking is the leading cause of mouth cancer, a disease that kills one person every five hours in the UK. A lack of knowledge didn't stop at traditio
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Oct 15, 2013 14:06

[Burma/Myanmar] Hidden in smoke

The tobacco is often flavoured with a fruit flavour and emits a pleasant odour rather than the harsh tobacco smell often associated with cigarette smoke. Perhaps it’s for this reason that hookah smoking is growing in popularity, especially among young wo
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:49

RODU: The hazards of hookah

Waterpipe smoking produces unacceptable levels of toxic contaminants. Don’t be snookered by hookah.
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 13, 2013 00:48

[New Jersey] Assaf: Beware the dangers of hookah

as a past smoker of hookah, who ended up with quintuple bypass surgery, I think smoking — all smoking — should be banned. As an American of Arab descent, hookah smoking is something I can live without.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Oct 13, 2013 00:43

Gang admit smuggling half a million pounds worth of shisha tobacco into UK

Six smugglers are to be sentenced at the Old Bailey after customs officers mounted their biggest ever investigation into contraband shisha tobacco. The gang brought more than 5.8tonnes into the country which would have cost more than £500,000 in lost tax
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Oct 11, 2013 12:17

[Washington] Public Health goes after Seattle hookah bars -- bad news for marijuana clubs? - The Pot Blog

Public Health’s actions could have a broader reach as legal marijuana takes hold of the city since it’s still unclear where tourists and other recreational users will be able to smoke marijuana once it’s legal to buy.
Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer blogs
added Oct 8, 2013 00:46
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