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Millions of Nonsmokers Exposed to Smoke From Neighbors' Apartments: Report

"A quarter of all Americans live in some form of multi-unit housing, and these individuals and families are potentially exposed to secondhand smoke that enters their home from somewhere else," said Dr. Tim McAfee, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 14, 2012 17:39
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Secondhand smoke affects most apartment residents

Even if you don't allow smoking in your apartment, your neighbor's cigarettes could affect you, according to a study. Nearly half of Americans who don't allow smoking in their apartments are still exposed to secondhand smoke that wafts in from other ro
USA Today
added Dec 14, 2012 17:28
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Nearly 1 million Massachusetts residents exposed to second-hand smoke from neighbors

Nearly 1 million Massachusetts residents who don’t smoke and live in apartments or attached houses are exposed regularly to cigarette smoke from their neighbors’ homes, according to a report released Friday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 14, 2012 17:26
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Apartment dwellers exposed to secondhand smoke

A new federal report reveals that as many as 29 million United States apartment dwellers could be breathing in smoke seeping in from neighboring apartments and common areas. Tim Mcafee, a director with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Dec 14, 2012 17:15
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[North Carolina] Groups: State should restore spending for tobacco-prevention programs

A coalition of public-health advocacy groups took North Carolina’s elected leaders to task Thursday for keeping the funding spigot cut off for tobacco-prevention programs. The coalition issues an annual national report on tobacco-prevention funding that
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2012 15:35
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Cigarette Use Drops As Teens Getting Hookah-ed on Smoking

The CDC reiterated that the single most powerful intervention in reducing youth smoking is raising the price of tobacco. Because hookahs are a type of pipe, and shisha, the flavored tobacco smoked in hookahs, is a variety of pipe tobacco, the item carrie
Education Week
added Nov 30, 2012 21:44
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Smoking laws in Oklahoma City, Tulsa are weak compared to many major U.S. cities

Oklahoma City and Tulsa are among six of the largest cities in the United States that have weak laws regarding secondhand smoke in public places, according to a federal government report released this week.
The Oklahoman
added Nov 27, 2012 13:13
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Secondhand smoke a problem at five major airports, CDC says

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Denver International Airport and Salt Lake City International Airport. The CDC said these five airports account for 15
CBS
added Nov 22, 2012 05:47
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[Utah] Study: Salt Lake City airport’s smoking areas don’t protect non-smokers

says the airport literally is sending passengers’ health up in smoke with such rooms. The airport disputes that, and contends that its system is more effective in protecting nonsmokers from secondhand smoke than total bans — which it says are often violat
Salt Lake Tribune
added Nov 21, 2012 15:37
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Air travelers and employees at risk from secondhand smoke inside airports

Air pollution from secondhand smoke is five times higher outside smoking rooms and other designated smoking areas than in smoke-free airports
Consumer Affairs
added Nov 21, 2012 15:26
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