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[Jordan] Up in smoke: Belief that shisha pipe 'filters out' heavy metals

only a minimal amount of heavy metals are removed in the 'filtration' process when smoking shisha, also known as hookah, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. On average, 3% of heavy metals present in tobacco are re
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 20, 2015 11:00
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[Jordan] Compartmental analysis of metals in waterpipe smoking technique [FREE FULL TEXT]

For all metals analysed, the concentration of metal ‘filtered’ out during the water bubbling stage is around 3% (±1%) of the total metal. Conclusions It can be concluded that this small fraction would not protect the user against exposure to the majorit
Springer Science+Business Media
added Feb 20, 2015 10:30
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‘Jordanians spend JD500m on tobacco every year’

Jordanians spend over JD500 million in cash on tobacco every year, while the indirect costs are estimated at over JD2 billion, according to the Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:48
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[Jordan] Hubble-bubble, there's shisha-smoking trouble on Saudi beaches!

“IT is my right to enjoy a clean beach” was the motto of a recent campaign started by several Jubail residents against beach-goers who smoke shisha, or hubble-bubble, on the city’s beaches. The smokers are accused of polluting beaches with discarded coal
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:02
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Determinants of Cigarette Smoking Initiation in Jordanian Schoolchildren: Longitudinal Analysis

shows that many Jordanian youth have an intention to initiate cigarette smoking and are susceptible to cigarette smoking modeled by peers and that girls are influenced as well by familial cigarette smoking. Prevention efforts should be tailored to address
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 21, 2014 11:43
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[Jordan] A collaborative regional workshop on tobacco dependence treatment (TDT) held by World Health Organization and King Hussein Cancer Center

concludes today in Amman a two-day regional technical workshop on the "Implementation of the WHO FCTC
Zawya.com (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 13:19
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[Jordan] Akhtaboot becomes a "Smoke-Free Zone"

Akhtaboot 's Country Manager in Jordan, Mr. Ashraf Mraybeh said: "We are delighted and proud to receive the "Smoke-Free Zone" Certificate by the King Hussein Cancer Foundation.
Zawya.com (ae)
added Jun 17, 2014 07:46
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The LWDS-10J: Reliability and Validity of the Lebanon Waterpipe Dependence Scale Among University Students in Jordan

The LWDS-11 items exhibited a different factor structure in our sample. However, the modified scale (LWDS-10J) showed promising reliability and construct validity in this population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 26, 2014 22:39
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Jordan to enforce smoking ban despite public fury

the kingdom's government now wants to enforce a Western-style smoking ban in restaurants, cafes and other public places. The ban, coming from a law passed in 2008 but not full enforced, also would see the government revoke the licenses of all 6,000 coffe
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2014 21:55
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[Jordan] Anti-tobacco pictorials fail to sway smokers

The new anti-smoking pictorials that tobacco manufacturing firms recently placed on cigarette packs do not motivate smokers to kick the habit, according to smokers interviewed by The Jordan Times on Sunday.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:08
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