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[Washington] King County health department tries to snuff out Seattle hookah bars

King County health officials are trying to snuff out Seattle-area hookah lounges, sending notices ordering six of them to stop allowing customers to smoke the water pipes at their businesses. (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Oct 8, 2013 00:29

[Washington] County fines hookah lounges, orders them to curtail smoking

King County officials have sent notices to six hookah lounges in Seattle ordering them to stop allowing patrons to smoke from water pipes on their premises. The move, covering hookah lounges scattered throughout the city, came after multiple inspections
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 8, 2013 00:28

[Washington] Hookah lounges give city a headache

Seattle police and city officials were poised to crack down on hookah lounges in June, but then they reversed course. Health officials then went ahead on their own, ordering lounges this week to stop allowing indoor smoking.
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 8, 2013 00:26

[Asia, India] Smoking violations in Delhi fetch Rs.55 lakh

Five years after implementation of smoke-free rules, over 3,87,111 public places have been raided and over Rs.55,49,098 collected by the Delhi Government as fines from the violators. The no-smoking rules had come into effect on October 2, 2008.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 7, 2013 14:51

Examples of flavoured tobacco products sold in Canada (PDF)

After Bill C-32 was implemented Oct. 5, 2010, if a cigarillo/ little cigar weighedmore than 1.4g and did not have a cigarette filter, the product could still be flavoured; Bullseye products are shown here, before and after Bill C-32
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 7, 2013 11:29

[Asia, India] `Act against clubs, hookah bars flouting non-smoking law`

There is an urgent need to take stringent action against clubs, hookah bars and restaurants which are flouting the non-smoking law, an NGO said Wednesday. Smoking was banned in public places across the country Oct 2, 2008 following a Supreme Court order.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:26

[Lebanon] Alarming study links lung cancer to nargileh, generators

Lebanese researchers mapped the most dangerous risk factors contributing to lung cancer in the country, which they say are frightening because of their prevalence in daily urban life. Their study is the latest in a slew of research linking nargileh or w
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:15

Nargileh goes global as Lebanon seeks to enforce smoking ban

As Lebanon enters the second year of its indoor smoking ban, public health experts are looking at ways that the country can learn from the experiences of countries with older smoking bans and which are also having to contend with the ever-growing popular
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:11

[India] KAVITA: Did they trick us into smoking?

The globalization of the tobacco epidemic has been greatly contributed by global marketing, rising trade within and across borders and foreign investments.
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Sep 29, 2013 06:52

[Oregon] 'Sweet deceit' cigars tempt teens

A new survey of eighth- and 11th-graders in Multnomah County found one out of six has tried the new flavored cigars or flavored chewing tobacco. One in 10 smokes a hookah — a water pipe typically filled with flavored tobacco. “It’s not really an acciden
Portland (OR) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:22
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