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[Uae] New rules for shisha cafes explained

1) The rules come into effect from February 1. 2) All shisha cafes, except those who have applied for a special licence, will be banned from operating within 150 metres of residential areas, schools and mosques. 3) Shisha cafes must open from 10am to 1
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:14

Confusion lingers over new law on UAE shisha cafes

From February 1, cafes may not operate within 150 metres of residential areas, schools and mosques. There are about 500 shisha cafes in the emirate including 176 in Abu Dhabi city, 178 in Mussaffah, 90 in Al Ain and 11 in Al Gharbia, and about 90 per c
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:13

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Shisha clampdown ‘will create a generation with no interest in tobacco’, UAE health experts say

Smoking shisha is far more dangerous than smoking cigarettes, they warn, and say the regulations will mean less exposure to second-hand smoke, as well as bringing social benefits. “It will have a very good, positive effect,” said Dr Wedad Al Maidoor, he
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 06:08

[California] Hookah Copyright Claim Goes Up in Smoke

Although available in various designs and colors, the shape of a hookah’s water container is not copyrightable, according to a federal appeals court. In a case between two suppliers of hookahs, or water pipes, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Cir
National Law Journal
added Jan 12, 2014 05:30

[California] VIDEO: Mother who says her daughter nearly died after smoking a hookah has warning for parents

Miller says doctors almost immediately knew what it was. "It uses coal … that's what they're burning and so as they're smoking it, they are getting that burning of the coal," said Miller. Her daughter was suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning
KGTV-Ch. 10 (San Diego, CA)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:25

1 in 6 Florida teens try hookah

The Florida Youth Tobacco Survey, given to a random sample of public high school students in the state, showed about one in six teenagers reported ever having tried hookah in 2012. That was up from one in nine in 2007.
Fox News
added Jan 10, 2014 04:59

Kazakhstan: Call to end teenage hookah 'epidemic'

An anti-smoking group in Kazakhstan is calling on lawmakers to ban hookah smoking, after it emerged that teenagers prefer the pipes to cigarettes. A survey of over 2,000 school pupils found that 13% of 12-15 year-olds admitted to smoking a hookah, as op
BBC Online
added Jan 10, 2014 01:07

[Lebanon, Mid-east] Gulf countries rank high on smoking study

Lebanon was the only Middle Eastern country where smoking rates for women were higher than 20% ... Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and Oman were among the 10 countries with a population over 1 million that had the highest average daily cigarette consumption in 201
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:36

[Utah] Dixie State University Becomes Tobacco-Free Campus

Dixie State University in St. George has become Utah's first public institution of higher education to ban all forms of tobacco on campus. "It was a student-driven initiative that was in the works for almost four complete years," DSU Dean of Students Del
KUTV CBS 2 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Jan 4, 2014 04:50

[Uae, Uae: Sharjah] News items promoting tobacco may be banned

Reinforcement of the Anti-Tobacco Law is off to a smooth start, said a senior health official, and hinted at a ban on news items promoting tobacco use. As the January 21 deadline of the implementation of the Anti-Tobacco Law approaches, different organis
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:50
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