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[Alaska] Senate proposes smoke-free workplaces

Senate Bill 63, a bill that proposes to extend the ban on smoking in workplaces, has made its way to the House Rules Committee. It has already passed through the Senate and is currently sitting in the committee to be considered for the floor vote.
The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Does smoking cause acne?

Smoker’s acne, or acne that comes directly from smoking a cigarette, has been studied extensively... So, does smoking cause acne? There’s no definitive answer from science (yet), but smoking does play a huge role in the overall health of your skin — and
Metro International
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Kentucky] GOULSON: Cigarette tax increase will improve the health of Kentuckians

KentuckyOne Health encourages regular screenings to help detect heart disease, as well as lung cancer, early-on, because we know early detection goes a long way to enhancing treatment. While Kentuckians can find out about screening opportunities at all o
The Lane Report
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Kentucky] 'I beat breast cancer - but the treatment side effects nearly killed me': High-flying lawyer, politician and farmer, 52, describes agonizing her battle with lymphedema

Harrod also takes care of herself, keeping in shape, eating organic, and never smoking ('Not in a million years!' she says, despite tending to the tobacco farm that's been passed down through her family).
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Now That Pot Is Legal, Should You Worry About Secondhand Smoke? California Scientist Says Yes

A visible haze of pot smoke rose above the audience. “People in front of me started lighting up and then other people started lighting up. And for a few naive split seconds I was thinking to myself, ‘Hey, they can’t smoke in the AT&T Park! I’m sure that
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Iowa] Investigators blame smoking materials for fatal fire

Cedar Rapids Fire Department investigators on Tuesday said the smoking materials ignited a chair inside the apartment, causing the Saturday morning fire. When firefighters entered the apartment, they found 57-year-old Thomas Jones inside, near the chair
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2018 14:28
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[UK] Illegal cigarettes were passed into shop through a 'trapdoor' in flat above

The handmade revolving door in the flat above Hussain Superstore, on Ashton Road, was used by owners to drop fake cigarettes and rolling tobacco from the flat upstairs into the shop to be sold. Almost 4,000 illegal cigarettes and 700g of hand rolling t
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:27
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Association of Cigarette, Cigar, and Pipe Use With Mortality Risk in the US Population [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our study provides further evidence that cigar, pipe, and cigarette use confers mortality risks, even among nondaily current cigarette users, with lower risks observed among former users than current users. These data underscore the importance of cessati
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Feb 21, 2018 14:21
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[UK] Sports clubs go 'smoke free'

TWO York sports clubs have become "smoke free" with smoking discouraged on the playing fields, side lines, entrances and exits, and in cars parked on the site. Heworth Rugby Club and York RI New Lane Community Sports Club have teamed up with City of Yor
York Press (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:19
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[UK] ‘Huge reduction’ in smoking at Ipswich and Colchester hospital sites thanks to vaping areas

In March last year, to mark National No Smoking Day, Ipswich and Colchester upped the ante and replaced smoking shelters with dedicated outdoor vaping areas. Fresh signs were put up around the sites to spread the message, and staff became more active in
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:18
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