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Russia considers total ban on hookah

Russia’s hookahs lovers may soon be deprived of their beloved habit, as the country’s parliament is considering a bill on banning the smoky hobby in public places. The ban’s supporters say smoking hookahs is a hundred times more harmful than cigarettes. They also point out that the habit can spread tuberculosis and syphilis. The Russian government is also working on … Continue reading Continue reading

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Hookah ban starts today in Utah

The Utah Health Department’s Indoor Clean Air Act went into effect, September 12, 2011. This law’s goal is to eliminate the exposure to secondhand smoke in indoor public places. Areas such as worksites, restaurants, and health care settings are already required to be smoke-free spaces. The Utah Indoor Clean Air Act (UICAA) creates a greater number of places that are … Continue reading

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