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[India] Chennai cops crack down on deadly hookah

“You have to be watchful if your youngster is coming home late, regularly and for no good reason. And be alarmed if the kid smells of something as pleasant as apple or strawberry”, said S. Rajendran, deputy commissioner of police, Kilpauk. He has had som
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added May 22, 2018 15:33
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[UK] Illegal cheap tobacco can contain dead flies and rat droppings

containing dead flies, rat droppings and dangerously high levels of chemicals have been seized by the council's trading standards officers in recent months. Trading standards officers at Leicestershire County Council and Leicester City Council using sni
Hinckley Times (uk)
added May 22, 2018 15:17
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DVORAK: Can Americans ditch guns the way we ditched cigarettes?

The turning point for smoking came in 1964, when Surgeon General Luther Terry issued the first report that outlined the dangers of smoking. That’s the report that health-care workers need to write about gun violence. The doctors who treat the carnage, t
Washington Post
added May 21, 2018 23:51
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Second-hand smoke exposes Thais to health risks

ABOUT 17.3 million Thais are victims of second-hand smoking at home, with a prolonged daily exposure of 30 minutes imposing a greater risk of cardiovascular problems and strokes, Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit, head of Action on Smoking and Health Foundation sa
The Nation (th)
added May 21, 2018 23:47
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FDA Notices Show Agency Is All In On Tobacco Regulation ($$)

stakeholders should be sure to familiarize themselves with the ANPRMs directly, given that each is extensive and includes highly technical details that can and will impact advertisers and manufacturers of tobacco-related products. This is especially the
Law360
added May 23, 2018 02:01
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[Europe, Switzerland] Health summit offers “springboard for action”

At the 30th Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting in Geneva, government representatives endorsed a series of bold proposals, including 100 per cent smoke free public spaces;
The Commonwealth (uk)
added May 22, 2018 15:19
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The Health Risks Of A Toxic Workplace

“Many of the workplace exposures are as harmful to people as secondhand smoke in terms of their effects on self-reported physical health, mental health, having a physician-diagnosed illness, and mortality,” says Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor of organizati
WGBH (Boston, MA)
added May 21, 2018 23:44
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Innovative risk score tool effectively predicts future risk of hospitalization for COPD patients

Symptoms can be exacerbated, or worsened, by airborne irritants like secondhand smoke... researchers found the majority of patients who experienced COPD exacerbations were in the LIVE risk-score model's two highest risk groups. Conversely, patients in the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 21, 2018 23:42
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A GIF Guide to How Smoking Is Putting Your Pet's Life in Danger

Animals don’t like cigarettes! So before you pick up a pack, familiarize yourself with the ways in which your addiction is putting your pet’s health at risk. When they're not healthy, you're not happy. Oh, and bet on those mounting vet bills putting a hug
Complex
added May 21, 2018 18:45
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Understanding Environmental Disparities in Lung Disease—and What Can Be Done

Bose said this is frustrating when children are being exposed to secondhand smoke; unfortunately, “they are not at liberty to change a lot of the behaviors that they’re being exposed to.”
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 21, 2018 15:07
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