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[UK] LEWIS: Regulating the smoke ban 10 years on

It just goes to show that if you get the right blend of education and enforcement then landmark pieces of public health legislation can be comprehensive successes.
Medium
added Jun 20, 2017 15:48
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Keep TGA control of e-cigarettes or risk repeating the smoking health disaster

Australia's successful efforts to reduce smoking have had multi-party support for 40 years. All parties must affirm the regulatory expertise and authority of the TGA and encourage manufacturers of vapourisers to submit their evidence-based applications f
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 20, 2017 09:57
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Are fire safe cigarettes actually fire safe? Evidence from changes in US state laws [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Given the mixed state of our results, we conclude that previous claims regarding the effects of fire safe cigarette laws may be premature.
Injury Prevention
added Jul 6, 2017 16:22
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Lithium Battery Catches Fire on Flight

Although no one was injured on the flight, lithium battery explosions can cause devastating injuries, particularly in cell phone and e-cigarette explosions. Last year, Samsung recalled millions of its Galaxy Note 7 phones because the batteries were catch
National Law Review
added Jun 19, 2017 20:22
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Tobacco farm workers trained in safety

the workshops were organized by GAP Connections, a tobacco industry education and training group...eight training stations offering lessons in CPR, first-aid, pesticide safety, equipment safety and how to avoid green tobacco sickness,
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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Effect of implementation of a smoke-free policy on physical violence in a psychiatric inpatient setting: an interrupted time series analysis

Introduction of a comprehensive smoke-free policy appeared to reduce the incidence of physical assaults. Adequately resourced smoke-free policies could be part of broader violence reduction strategies in psychiatric settings.
Science Direct
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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[Canada] Balcony fire at downtown condo building sparked by discarded cigarette

A balcony fire in downtown Toronto is the latest in a string of incidents involving carelessly discarded cigarettes. The blaze comes one week after Toronto Fire Services held a press conference to warn the public about a growing number of balcony fires c
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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[UK] Effect of implementation of a smoke-free policy on physical violence in a psychiatric inpatient setting: an interrupted time series analysis

Introduction of a comprehensive smoke-free policy appeared to reduce the incidence of physical assaults. Adequately resourced smoke-free policies could be part of broader violence reduction strategies in psychiatric settings.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital

reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults -- both between patients and towards staff -- following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM). Published today in The Lancet Psychiatry, the st
EurekAlert
added Jun 15, 2017 00:05
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[UK] 5 Fires That Shaped Modern London

A fire that started on a wooden escalator in the King’s Cross London Underground station killed 31 people and injured many. Many commuters at the time had ignored a smoking ban in place in the subway system since 1984, and an inquest found that the fire w
New York Times
added Jun 14, 2017 17:39
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