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[Iran] Water pipe smoking has the same respiratory effects as smoking cigarettes

A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that water pipe smoking, such as hookah or bong smoking, affects lung function and respiratory symptoms as much as cigarette smoking.
EurekAlert
added Sep 2, 2012 14:07
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[Iran] The Water Pipe Wars

Confusing rules, conflicting agendas. Sometimes a pipe is not just a pipe.
PBS
added Nov 22, 2011 00:00
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[Iran] Prevalence of smuggled and foreign cigarette use in Tehran, 2009 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Volume 19, Issue 5 Tob Control 2010;19:380-382 doi:10.1136/tc.2009.033191
Tobacco Control
added Oct 5, 2010 00:00
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Iran is losing its jihad on tobacco

Iran's anti-smoking efforts reflect the wider difficulties faced by the government: Tobacco use is a deeply ingrained habit, and appeals to Islamic values, which had an impact on other social issues years ago, have failed to win over the population. Whet
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 30, 2018 02:25
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran slaps ban on hookahs in holy city of Qom

Iranian courts banned the use of hookah water pipes in public in the holy city of Qom and northern province of Alborz, in a fresh crackdown on smokers. “Consuming tobacco or using hookah pipes are forbidden in coffee houses, traditional eateries, restaur
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:30
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Tobacco Production Meets 20% of Domestic Demand

A round 20% of Iran’s demand for tobacco are domestically produced, the head of Tobacco Planning and Supervision Center said. “Plans have been made to increase land under tobacco cultivation by 500% to achieve self-sufficiency,” Ali Asghar Ramzi was als
Financial Tribune
added Aug 8, 2017 20:42
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Smokers Undeterred as Bills Keep Rising

But irrespective of the programs to create awareness on the harmful effects of smoking, statistics show that 14-15% of Iranians from the 80 million population are regular cigarette smokers (more than 3% are women, and 20% men). “Though most of the cigar
Financial Tribune
added May 29, 2017 01:09
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Cigarette Production Up 50% Last Year

About 45 billion cigarettes were produced in Iran over the last fiscal year (March 2016-17), registering a 50% rise compared with the year before, the head of the Center for Tobacco Planning and Supervision said.
Financial Tribune
added Apr 19, 2017 01:27
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[Iran, Mid-east] VIDEO: This is why you should quit smoking! Shocking moment footpath EXPLODES in man's face after he throws cigarette butt down an underground sewer

A man has miraculously escaped death after throwing a cigarette butt down a sewer (pictured) only for it to cause an enormous explosion that sent him flying backwards in Tehran, Iran
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:37
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[Iran] Hookah Effects as Harmful as Cigarettes, Study Finds

Wheeze, cough, chest tightness evident in those who smoke using either method
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 31, 2012 17:40
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