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[Louisiana] Group pushing bar, casino smoking ban in East Baton Rouge includes doctors, musicians, public officials

The last remnants of lit cigarettes legally allowed in Baton Rouge’s bars and casinos could soon turn to ash if a campaign unveiled Tuesday is successful in creating an East Baton Rouge Parish ordinance to prohibit smoking in all workplaces. A group of
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 27, 2016 18:59
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[District of Columbia] D.C. Council panel OKs permanent ban on private pot-smoking clubs

The measure aims to clarify a provision in a new city law allowing marijuana usage in private homes. It clarifies that a private club is “a place to which the public is invited,” therefore pot cannot be consumed in such places.
Washington Times
added Jan 28, 2016 02:26
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[Louisiana] Poll: 70 percent of EBR voters in favor of extending workplace smoking ban

Local, state and national public health groups have released the results of polls that show 70 percent of East Baton Rouge Parish voters are in favor of extending the statewide smoke-free policy to all workplaces, including bars and casinos.
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jan 27, 2016 06:17
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[Virginia] Legislation would prohibit use of e-cigarettes in restaurants

A bill introduced by Sen. John C. Miller, D-Newport News, would expand that prohibition to include electronic cigarettes, the battery-powered devices that some smokers use as an alternative to conventional cigarettes. Miller’s bill, which has been refe
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Jan 26, 2016 15:59
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[New York] Secondhand Smoke Poses Health Risk for Hookah Bar Workers

When they tested markers of active smoking and secondhand smoke in 10 hookah bar workers in New York City who did not smoke cigarettes, they found that the average level of exhaled carbon monoxide rose significantly after the workers' shifts. Specificall
MedPage Today
added Jan 26, 2016 14:41
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[New York] Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk

Hookah bar employees are at risk for exposure to secondhand smoke, a new study warns. "Hookah [water pipe] use is often exempt from clean indoor-air laws that protect people from secondhand smoke," study senior author Terry Gordon, a toxicologist and pro
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 26, 2016 14:30
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[New York] Secondhand hookah smoke: an occupational hazard for hookah bar employees

These results demonstrate that hookah bars have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that appear to cause adverse health effects in employees. These data indicate the need for further research and a marked need for better air quality monitorin
Tobacco Control
added Jan 26, 2016 14:18
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[New York] Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk

"Ours is the first study that links poor hookah bar air quality to damaging effects in workers, and the results recommend closer monitoring of this industry to protect the public," he added. Gordon is also a professor at the New York University College o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 25, 2016 23:23
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[New York] Hookah bar workers at risk from secondhand smoke

In New York City, there are now around 140 hookah or shisha bars or lounges, even though tobacco-based shisha is officially banned. These have traditionally been used by people of Middle Eastern and Indian descent, but young people of all backgrounds ar
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 25, 2016 21:22
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[New York] Secondhand smoke at hookah bars dangerous for workers

employees at hookah bars are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke as the businesses fly under the radar based on allowances for non-tobacco-based smoking material...for fine particulate matter, fine black carbon, carbon monoxide and nicotine.
UPI
added Jan 25, 2016 20:45
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