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[Canada] Gasping for a solution to Hamilton's murky smoking bylaws

they are constantly surrounded by their neighbour’s smoke, which seeps up through the floorboards and vents. ... The laws around smoking in multi-unit buildings (both public housing and private properties) are murky and often misunderstood by even the lan
Metro (ca)
added Jul 30, 2014 05:36
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[Ireland] Dangers of third-hand smoke highlighted

Until now, the risks associated with this have been unclear so UK and Spanish scientists decided to investigate further. They collected dust samples from homes occupied by smokers and non-smokers and used the most up-to-date toxicology information to est
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:46
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[South Carolina] Group holding workshop on smoke-free policy for multifamily property owners - Post and Courier

The Smoke-Free Lowcountry Coalition will hold a free workshop 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 5 on making multi-unit housing smoke-free. The workshop will cover the process of adopting a smoke-free policy.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jul 29, 2014 09:47
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A Statewide Assessment of Smoke-Free Policy in Multiunit Housing Settings

This study provided a baseline assessment of smoke-free polices in MUH settings. Perceptions of owners without smoke-free policies focused on economic concerns that were inconsistent with reports from those owners with smoke-free policies.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 24, 2014 22:14
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[California] City moves ahead with smoking ban — partly: Foster City Council postpones decisions on restaurant and apartments

After months of debate over how to protect the public in Foster City from secondhand smoke, the City Council voted 3-2 Monday to set aside two controversial aspects to move forward with updating its smoking ordinance. The council agreed to ban smoking i
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 12:05
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[Tennessee] Tobacco grant geared toward improving children’s health

a new program to raise awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke in families is already having a positive impact. Made possible by a grant of almost $250,000 from the Tennessee Department of Health, the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Jonesborough (TN) Herald & Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 13:52
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How 'third hand tobacco smoke' causes cancer revealed

A study has revealed about the potential cancer risk from tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in the home in non-smokers, particularly young children. Until now, the risks of this exposure known as 'third hand tobacco smoke'
ANI (in)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:04
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Exposure to nitrosamines in thirdhand tobacco smoke increases cancer risk in non-smokers

results presented here highlight the potentially severe long-term consequences of THS exposure, particularly to children, and give strong evidence of its potential health risk and, therefore, they should be considered when developing future environmental
Science Direct
added Jul 17, 2014 08:20
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Researchers demonstrate health risks posed by 'third hand' tobacco smoke

Research led by the University of York has highlighted the potential cancer risk in non-smokers – particularly young children – of tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in the home. Until now, the risks of this exposure known as
HealthCanal.com
added Jul 16, 2014 21:28
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[California] LAU/SINHA/LUU: Ban smoking in apartments: Santa Clara County cities should join the trend

Requirements for smoke free apartments were enacted in 2012 in Marin County, Huntington Park, Sausalito, San Rafael and Santa Monica, and an ordinance is under consideration in San Mateo County. It is time for Santa Clara County's cities to join them.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 13, 2014 20:27
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