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[Canada] ALBERTA POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS PROVIDING NATIONAL LEADERSHIP ON TOBACCO AND CANNABIS

Bow Valley College and Burman University have both implemented comprehensive policy measures to reduce tobacco use among staff and students and to prepare for cannabis legalization on their campuses. The policies were recognized in new report cards on po
ASH Canada (ca)
added May 16, 2018 21:46
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VIDEO: California community colleges will soon be smoke and tobacco free

All 114 campuses in the California community college system will soon be smoke and tobacco-free. The Board of Governors voted Monday to adopt a new resolution banning smoking and tobacco. The resolution aligns the system with more than 2,000 other coll
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added May 15, 2018 19:51
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Annual conference aims to clear the air, emphasize that smokeless isn’t harmless

The Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office (MISRGO) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is hosting the 15th Annual “Clearing the Air in Communities of Color” Conference. This event raises awareness about tobacco use in minority com
University of Arkansas
added May 15, 2018 15:04
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[New York] Premier Living Suites of SUNY Oswego Celebrates 1 Year of Going Smoke-Free

One year ago, Premier Living Suites of Oswego, established a tobacco-free policy within and around its student housing grounds. The policy prohibits smoking within 20 feet of the building and failure to comply could result in a fine. This change was mad
Oswego County (NY) Today
added May 15, 2018 14:47
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[Texas] No butts about it. Smoking in Fort Worth parks could end in three months

The Fort Worth City Council is expected to expand the city's smoking ban to include city parks at its regular Tuesday night meeting. In December, the council approved banning smoking in bars and bingo parlors. That ban went into effect March 12. In addi
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 15, 2018 05:37
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[Pennsylvania] What Is Thirdhand Smoking? Study Reveals How Tobacco Residue Can Spread Indoors

Thirdhand smoke (THS) refers to the residue of nicotine and other chemicals that linger in a room long after a cigarette is extinguished. This residue can remain on indoor surfaces such as clothing, carpets, walls, or furniture. While the dangers of seco
Medical Daily
added May 10, 2018 17:31
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[Pennsylvania] What Is Thirdhand Smoking? Study Reveals How Tobacco Residue Can Spread Indoors

Thirdhand smoke (THS) refers to the residue of nicotine and other chemicals that linger in a room long after a cigarette is extinguished. This residue can remain on indoor surfaces such as clothing, carpets, walls, or furniture. While the dangers of seco
Medical Daily
added May 10, 2018 17:31
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[Pennsylvania] This room was off-limits to smokers, but its air contained surprising amounts of 'thirdhand smoke'

Pop quiz: If you sampled the air in an empty college classroom where smoking is not permitted, what is the last thing you'd expect to find? If you guessed "cigarette smoke," you're in good company. Peter DeCarlo, an air quality researcher at Drexel Univ
Los Angeles Times
added May 10, 2018 17:28
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Thirdhand smoke uptake to aerosol particles in the indoor environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study reports a new, potentially large THS exposure route from partitioning of surface volatile organic compounds into the aerosol phase and subsequent dispersion in a mechanically ventilated building.
Science Advances (Science Magazine)
added May 10, 2018 02:25
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Your Coworker's Outdoor Smoke Break Could Still Contaminate Your Cubicle, Study Finds

“Once we identified the unique indoor chemical signature and realized it was linked to residual tobacco smoke, we really started to get interested in the whole process of thirdhand smoke uptake,” lead author Peter DeCarlo, an associate professor at Drexe
Gizmodo
added May 9, 2018 22:07
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