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Tobacco Smoke Residue Can Become Airborne Again Indoors

You might be breathing chemical residue from tobacco smoke in indoor spaces where no one has smoked for years. This was the surprise finding of a new study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2018 21:26
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'Smoke-Free' Rooms Still Loaded With Smoke Residues, Study Finds

found that in an empty, nonsmoking classroom, nearly 30 percent of the tiny particles in the air were linked with cigarette smoke -- what is called "third-hand" smoke. "We didn't expect to see a nonsmoking environment having such a signature of tobacco s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 9, 2018 18:37
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[South Carolina] Charleston is on track to ban smoking in parks, latest in efforts to outlaw tobacco in public places

After years of planning, the ordinance, which would ban all smoking — including e-cigarettes — is expected to collect majority backing at Tuesday night's meeting. Supporters say the move is an incremental one following years of similar bans in workplace
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added May 4, 2018 21:03
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[Canada] New smoking policy effective May 1

McGill campuses will become largely smoke-free as of Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Smoking cigarettes or e-cigarettes will only be permitted in designated smoking areas. The new policy, adopted by McGill’s Board of Governors on December 12, 2017, is aimed at pr
McGill Reporter (ca)
added May 7, 2018 22:14
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[Virginia] Students Weigh in on Whether VCU Should Ban Smoking

Of nearly 1,500 votes, 68 percent were in favor of adopting a non-smoking policy... However, VCU doesn’t have proper authority to ban smoking outright. The university would first need approval from the General Assembly. Without legislative approval of a l
WWBT NBC12 (Richmond, VA)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:42
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[UK] Wadham trials new ‘paternalistic’ smoking restriction

Wadham will trial a new smoking policy for Trinity Term that limits the act to areas “immediately” around eight smoking bins. The college informed students of the new policy via an email on Tuesday. According to the email, Wadham “conducted a consultati
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Apr 27, 2018 17:58
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[Asia, India] Need to scale up tobacco control fight, says ICMR head

Newly-appointed director general Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Dr Balram Bhargava has proposed that all medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics be derecognised. Bhargava is also likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian Express (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:56
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[Ohio] Exploring health risks related to vaping, e-cigarettes

Sophomore Aaron Meece said he has been vaping for about five years. “I only started vaping as a way to kick smoking regular cigarettes, but I just never stopped,” Meece said. Meece said he vapes every single day and usually always has the vape with him.
BG Falcon Media (Bowling Green (OH) State University)
added Apr 26, 2018 14:45
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[Asia, India] ‘Medical colleges should set up tobacco clinics’

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is planning to recommend cancellation of registration of those medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics...ICMR would set up three tobacco testing laboratories in Guwahati, Mumbai and Noida i
Times of India
added Apr 26, 2018 13:55
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[Pennsylvania] PSU’s burn ban: School to prohibit smoking, vaping ($$)

Penn State is the 11th school in the Big Ten Conference to implement a smoke-free policy. The university cited the health and well-being of its students, employees and visitors as a reason for the move. The new policy will allow non-smokers to avoid exp
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Apr 25, 2018 10:22
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