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[Pennsylvania] ‘I’m not going to give up:' Mother in cancer battle celebrates newborn’s life

If it had its own category, lung cancer in non-smokers would rank among the top 10 fatal cancers in the nation. Possible causes are radon gas, secondhand smoke, exposure to carcinogens like asbestos and diesel exhaust, air pollution and gene mutations, a
Pottsville (PA) Republican
added Sep 30, 2017 21:35
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13 Ways to Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

1. Open a Window Adequate ventilation is key to...2. Ban Smoking “Absolutely no cigarette smoke,” says Norman Edelman, M.D., senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association. Secondhand smoke impairs respiratory health and is responsible for s
Consumer Reports
added Sep 30, 2017 21:34
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[Missouri] KC attorneys help inmate win case that bans smoking in state prisons

When two Kansas City attorneys took on a pro bono case for a convicted double murderer suffering health problems from secondhand smoke, they thought they’d lose for sure. But they didn’t. Michael Foster and Phillip Zeeck, attorneys at Polsinelli PC in K
The Business Journals
added Sep 30, 2017 21:33
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[New Jersey] SGA works to move ashtrays further from buildings

Non-smokers, are urging others to smoke further away from school buildings. Last week, during a Student Government Association meeting, Michelle Pan, chair of the student life committee, talked about the initiative to relocate ashtrays.
The Setonian (Seton Hall University)
added Sep 30, 2017 21:32
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Should Hopkins become a smoke-free campus?

The Student Government Association (SGA) is currently in the midst of debating a campus-wide smoking ban. Although some students support the idea of a smoke-free campus, others believe a ban would infringe upon personal freedoms and disproportionately a
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Sep 30, 2017 19:56
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[Georgia] campaign aims to make Fulton County smoke-free

The Fulton County Partnerships to Improve Community Health Program launched the Proud To Be Smoke Free Fulton Campaign in 2016 as part of its Tobacco-Free Living Program to discourage tobacco use, reduce secondhand smoke exposure and give residents clean
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 30, 2017 19:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HONG: Getting to root of teen smoking

While NEA is sending a message by extending the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, the fact that people are picking up smoking so young shows that something else is at work, and there is a need to understand what it is if Singapore wants to bec
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:50
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] New smoking rules prompt changes in universities; experts say ban is step in right direction

The latest measures to widen the smoking ban at tertiary institutes will spur schools to do more to discourage smoking, although most are already smoke-free campuses. Experts also reassure that the ban is a productive effort. Students and staff at autono
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:48
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Production of a Lifetime: Whitney Houston and Clive Davis

But the combination of cocaine and years of heavy cigarette smoking had taken their toll. With her fortune diminishing...She told him that she had finally quit smoking and would be ready to record again that summer. She also said she was swimming daily.
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2017 19:45
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[Maryland] One in four Arundel shops sold tobacco to minors during sting Illegal cigarette sales

Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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