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GLANTZ: CDC shows that involuntary secondhand smoke exposure is high in multiunit housing; when will Obama issue rule protecting them?

the Obama Administration is still sitting on a rule that would make HUD subsidized multiunit housing smokefree. The CDC’s national data provides powerful evidence on the importance of this issuing a final rule. It also supports local and state legislati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:32
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Tobacco Use, Secondhand Smoke, and Smoke-Free Home Rules in Multiunit Housing

One quarter of MUH residents use tobacco, and one third of MUH residents with smoke-free rules experience SHS incursions. Interventions are warranted to promote tobacco cessation and smoke-free building policies to protect all MUH residents, employees, a
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jul 13, 2016 15:57
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Study: Second-Hand Smoke Drifts into Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing

People living in apartments or condos who have established smoke-free homes are still being exposed to the dangers of second-hand smoke, according to a new study released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study looked at tob
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Jul 13, 2016 15:55
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[UK, USA] CAMPBELL: Methadone, Needle Exchanges and E-Cigarettes: Puritanism As Policy

our government is picking winners and losers in the smoking cessation marketplace and engaging in Puritan policy-making about nicotine. The exact opposite of what is happening in the original home of the Puritans.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Jul 11, 2016 16:31
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BAKER: Oklahoma doctor: Seeking leadership in the fight against tobacco use

Unfortunately, on Thursday Cole's subcommittee voted not to provide the necessary funding and support the CDC's vital efforts to fight tobacco use...My job as a physician is challenging enough against a tobacco industry that pumps $9.5 billion a year into
The Oklahoman
added Jul 8, 2016 19:02
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House Appropriations Bill Slashes Funding for CDC’s Vital Tobacco Control Programs, Putting Tobacco Industry Before Health

This funding cut makes no sense given the proven effectiveness of the CDC’s tobacco prevention and cessation programs and tobacco’s terrible toll in health, lives and health care dollars. It serves only the interests of the tobacco industry.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:02
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2015

Among the 10.8% of students nationwide who currently smoked cigarettes, 45.4% had tried to quit ... Nationwide, 18.5% of students reported current cigarette, cigar, or smokeless tobacco use (Table 43). The prevalence of current cigarette, cigar, or smoke
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:16
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CDC Says Smoking Laws, Like Politics, Are Local

A decade after the Surgeon General released a report highlighting the health dangers of secondhand smoke exposure, no single state in the Southeast has passed comprehensive statewide smoke free laws banning smoking in all indoor, private-sector workplace
MedPage Today
added Jun 25, 2016 02:01
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cdc highlights need for comprehensive smoke-free policies

Truth Initiative® joined The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco to commend the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for pushing forward to create smoke-free policies in public housing. We encouraged HUD to prioritize education and help
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 24, 2016 10:42
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Southeastern states not protected by comprehensive smoke-free laws

Ten years after the Surgeon General's report on the dangers of exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke, no states in the Southeast have a statewide comprehensive smoke-free law, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pub
PR Newswire
added Jun 23, 2016 20:13
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