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[Turkey] Hitting a high the Ottoman way with tobacco

The nargile (known as the water pipe, hookah, hubbly bubbly, shisha and by other names) is said to have originated in the Persian Empire and then came to the Ottomans during the reign of Yavuz Sultan Selim (r. 1512-1520). The Persians are supposed to hav
Hurriyet (tr)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:36
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[Illinois] Chicago Park District Board expands smoking ban to parks, harbors

unanimously voted Wednesday to ban smoking from Chicago’s parks and harbors. ... The resolution includes any “lighted or vaporized substance in any manner or form,” including cigars, cigarettes, pipes, e-cigarettes and marijuana.
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 13, 2014 21:09
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[Asia] Thailand may ban import of hookah pipes, shisha, e-cigarettes

The vapour from chemicals, ignited by electricity, contains small particles of metal, which could cause cancer, said Nopporn Cheanklin, deputy director-general of Department of Disease Control (DDC).
Sahara News Network (in)
added Sep 8, 2014 04:52
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[Ohio] What you need to know about UT’s tobacco ban

The tobacco ban established last spring also bans chewing tobacco, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, snus and pipes.
Independent Collegian (University of Toledo)
added Aug 27, 2014 11:55
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[Asia, UK] VIDEO: Smoking pipe house built in China

A bizarre building in the shape of a smoking pipe has appeared in Fujian Province, China. At 22m high and 68m wide, it is thought to be the largest pipe-shaped building in the world. The unusual construction was put up memory of local writer Lin Yutang w
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:08
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Pipe Tobacco Council Submits Official Industry Comments on Food and Drug Administration Proposal to Regulate Pipe Tobacco

"Genuine pipe tobacco represents about 0.1% of all tobacco sales in America, and we believe it is not practical to regulate pipe tobacco like other tobacco products," said PTC President Craig Williamson. "We're calling on the FDA to approach regulation w
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2014 07:47
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GAO: Shift to Pipe Tobacco, Large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions in Taxes

triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue, according to a GAO report obtained by NBC News. In some instances, it took little more than a label change to qualify for the lower tax rate, it
NBC News
added Aug 4, 2014 03:57
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Tobacco tax law cost U.S. billions in revenue -report

2009 law that raised federal taxes to discourage smoking cost the U.S. government billions of dollars in lost revenue as manufacturers relabeled products and consumers shifted to cheaper pipe tobacco and large cigars, the U.S. Government Accountability Of
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2014 03:55
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EDITORIAL: Raising all federal tobacco taxes can stop tax avoidance

But premium cigars may be exempted from these regulations, potentially allowing manufacturers to “sweep other cigar products under its umbrella,” as the FDA has admitted before. This proposed exemption, as demonstrated by the tax avoidance case, is a disa
Washington Post
added Aug 4, 2014 03:49
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Wyden Calls for Action to Close Tobacco Tax Loophole

at a hearing today called to end a loophole in the labeling of tobacco products that has cost American taxpayers more than $2 billion and hurt efforts to keep tobacco out of the hands of children...manufacturers began mislabeling RYO tobacco as "pipe toba
InsuranceNewsNet.com
added Aug 4, 2014 03:44
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