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10:00 a.m....a new study has found that THC is detectable in the body after as little as 15 minutes of exposure to second hand smoke. Fiona Clement, the principal author of the study, joins Murray now.
CJME News Talk 980 AM (Regina, SAS) (ca)
added Dec 2, 2017 17:04
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[UK, New York] Gifts Tied to Opioid Sales Invite a Question: Should Museums Vet Donors?

donors sometimes give hefty amounts to institutions in an effort to shift attention from business practices that may strike some as unsavory.... In the 1980s, for example, antismoking groups denounced the Joffrey Ballet and other institutions for acceptin
New York Times
added Dec 1, 2017 16:52
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[Canada] VIDEO: Study: You Could Fail A Drug Test From Second Hand Marijuana Smoke

A new study says second hand marijuana smoke could lead to failed drug tests. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has details on this University of Calgary research.
KGW Northwest NewsChannel 8
added Dec 1, 2017 16:45
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[Canada] Calgary researchers investigate effect of second-hand pot smoke

Scientists at the University of Calgary have found that you can feel the effects of marijuana just by being in the same room as a pot smoker even without taking a puff for yourself. Researchers at U of C’s Cumming School of Medicine conducted a four mont
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:44
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Bill to tighten control on e-cigarettes

Hong Kong will present an amendment bill to tighten controls on e-cigarettes very soon, Food and Health Secretary Sophia Chan said today. Currently, it is not against the law to sell or possess e-cigarettes, although possessing those that contain nicoti
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:43
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[Hong Kong] International conference tackles tobacco use and challenges of novel smoking products

The Department of Health (DH) and the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) today (December 1) jointly launched a conference entitled "Towards a Tobacco Endgame in Hong Kong" to mark the 35th year milestone for the achievements in tobacco control
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:41
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[Asia-pacific, China] Call for Hong Kong tobacco tax hike next year, and cigarette ban in 10 years

In pushing its “tobacco endgame plan”, the Council on Smoking and Health repeated its previous call to raise the tobacco tax by 100 per cent, claiming it could push smoking prevalence from 10.5 per cent in 2015 to below 5 per cent in 2027, paving the way
South China Morning Post
added Dec 1, 2017 15:35
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Large amount of contraband cigarettes found in car on Estonia-Russia border

The Mercedes-Benz with a Russian license plate and with a 33-year-old Russian citizen behind the steering wheel was stopped at the Koidula border crossing point in southeastern Estonia at 4:10 p.m., spokespeople for the South prefecture said.
Baltic Times (lv)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:34
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[Europe, UK] ACS calls on ministers to consider retail impact of tobacco track and trace regulations

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has written to a senior politician to raise concerns about the impact of the upcoming tobacco ‘track and trace’ regulations on retailers. The ‘track and trace’ proposals contained in the EU Revised Tobacco Pro
Talking Retail (uk)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:33
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[UK] The response of young adult smokers and non-smokers in the United Kingdom to dissuasive cigarettes: An online survey

Our findings suggest that it may be possible to reduce the desirability of cigarette sticks by altering their design, e.g., with the addition of a warning or use of an unattractive colour.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 1, 2017 02:27
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