Posts tagged: hookahs

Flavored tobacco use should be open to choice – by adults

Tweet Public health advocates have squared off against retail business owners over a Senate bill that would ban the sale of some flavored tobacco products. Advocates say flavored tobacco is a means of hooking young smokers. Washington tobacco retailers argue that they have enough regulations to cope with and that the state should focus on existing laws that prohibit anyone under the age of 18 from buying tobacco. They say a ban on flavored tobac ... Jump to full article >>

Cops to target tourists smoking hookahs, drugs

Tweet PANAJI: Tourists sitting in shacks or strolling on the beach and blowing discoutn cigarette store rings of charas, ganja or tobacco had better beware. North Goa police have initiated a drive in the coastal belt and are booking persons smoking in public places in violation of the provisions of the Indian Tobacco Control Act, 2003, that aims at curbing smoking in public places in order to protect individuals from the hazards of second-hand to ... Jump to full article >>