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[California] Chapman University says thank you for not smoking

Chapman University becomes the latest of Orange County's smoke-free campuses. At Chapman, smoking had already been banned in all campus buildings, in quad and courtyard areas and within 20 feet of building entrances. The new policy means the entirety of
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 1, 2016 00:46
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Cigarettes and alcohol in music videos a 'health hazard' for teens: BMJ study

Music videos for Beyonce's Drunk in Love and Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines are saturated with depictions of drinking and smoking, making them a health hazard for young people, public health experts say. A study of how often teens were exposed to booze an
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 1, 2016 00:46
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CHRIS BROWN SLAMS BABY MAMA’S CLAIMS ABOUT GIVING ROYALTY ASTHMA: ‘NO ONE SMOKES AROUND MY DAUGHTER’

On Sunday, Guzman alleged to TMZ that Chris Brown’s use of marijuana and tobacco-based products has exposed their daughter to an “extreme amount” of secondhand smoke, thus resulting in her recent asthma diagnosis.
Inquisitr
added Feb 1, 2016 00:35
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[UK] Chris Brown's ex lover 'claims he's giving daughter Royalty asthma through secondhand smoke'

TMZ reported that Nia was already asking to restrict the 26-year-old's visitation, as she claimed their daughter had developed asthma because Chris had exposed her to 'an extreme amount of secondhand smoke.' Nia also claimed that Royalty 'reeks of smoke'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 00:29
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[UK] KENNY: Not only is cancer a lot more treatable, we can talk about it

When King George VI, father of the present Queen Elizabeth, died from lung cancer in 1952, it was not openly referred to at the time. When his brother, the abdicated Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor, died in 1972, also from cancer, neither was that made know
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 1, 2016 00:04
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[UK] Peter Stringfellow: I feel so guilty for keeping my cancer a secret

made good in the world of nightclubs.... It was the decision to keep secret the lung cancer... I thought ‘this is ridiculous, I’ve never touched cigarettes’...I’ve spent more than 50 years in clubs where people nearly always smoked and that’s what caused
The [London, UK] Express
added Jan 31, 2016 23:54
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[UK] David Bowie cremated in secret with no loved ones present

The music and fashion icon, known for hits such as Space Oddity and Let’s Dance, died earlier this week after an 18-month battle with lung cancer...Bowie poses for a portrait smoking a cigarette to promote the release of his Hunky Dory albumn in 1971
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 31, 2016 23:45
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What kind of cancer killed them? Obituaries for David Bowie and others don’t say.

Some relatives, though, say their loved ones would be embarrassed by disclosing which organ failed them, especially if the body part felt like too much information, or if it was the liver or lung, where cancers often originate because of smoking or drink
The Washington Post
added Jan 31, 2016 23:37
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Australian youth smoking rates at 'record low'

but experts say constant vigilance is needed to combat new tobacco marketing strategies. They attribute the drop to rising cigarette prices, smoke-free environment and advertising policies, plain packaging, and restrictions on adolescents' access to toba
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Jan 31, 2016 23:32
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AAFP Throws Support Behind Smoke-free Public Housing Proposal

Furthermore, said the joint letter, "Our organizations also strongly urge HUD to prohibit any 'grandfathering' policies that delay implementation beyond the 18-month period (the department has proposed) or allow case-by-case decisions that would allow so
American Family Physician
added Jan 30, 2016 22:47
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