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Relation between national-level tobacco control policies and individual-level voluntary home smoking bans in Europe

Conclusions Government tobacco control policies are positively related to the individual-level tobacco policy of having an in-home smoking ban.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:01
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[New York] ARCHIVE: World War Z: Zeckendorf Towers' New Smoke-Free Policy Wins Big

Manhattan's Zeckendorf Towers last week became the largest condominium in New York City, and possibly the nation, to go completely smoke-free. In the strongest voter turnout in the 26-year-old building's history, 85% of its 647 unit-owners voted 83.5% in
Habitat Magazine
added Oct 22, 2014 08:43
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[California] Smoking cigarettes inside apartments and condos may be banned in parts of San Mateo County

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider approving an ordinance that would ban smoking inside apartments, condominiums and other multiple-housing units. Health officials contend cigarette smoke can creep through floors, walls and air
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 21, 2014 13:23
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[UK-Scotland] Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study

That means that air-particle levels in a home with a smoker are similar to that of the air in large, polluted cities, the study found. Living in smoke-free homes could offer major health benefits to nonsmokers, according to the authors of the study publi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2014 10:13
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[Minnesota] Free Workshop for Area Landlords

Four Corners Partnership is hosting a free workshop for area landlords. This event will be held in Faribault at noon on Tuesday Nov. 4, at Alexander’s Supper Club. The workshop will include presentations by the director of the Live Smoke Free Program and
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Oct 21, 2014 09:54
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[UK-Scotland] Non-smoking life in smoking homes comparable to polluted cities

researchers assessed data taken from four linked studies carried out between 2009 and 2013 that included real-time measurements of PM2.5 in homes. These data were combined with other data regarding time-activity patterns and typical breathing rates.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:53
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[UK-Scotland] Fine particulate matter concentrations in smoking households: just how much secondhand smoke do you breathe in if you live with a smoker who smokes indoors?

Fine particulate pollution in Scottish homes where smoking is permitted is approximately 10 times higher than in non-smoking homes. Taken over a lifetime many non-smokers living with a smoker inhale a similar mass of PM2.5 as a non-smoker living in a heav
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2014 09:35
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[UK-Scotland] Living with smoker 'as bad as living in polluted city'

Non-smokers who live with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study. The researchers found that living with smokers is the same as living in smoke-free homes in heavily pol
BBC Online
added Oct 21, 2014 09:34
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[Canada] NL Housing tenant wants smoke-free environment

A tenant with Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation is hoping to convince the organization to amend its smoking regulations.
NL News Now (ca)
added Oct 18, 2014 08:13
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A qualitative evaluation of 40 voluntary, smoke-free, multiunit, housing policy campaigns in California [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campaigns designed to enhance voluntary smoke-free MUH policy adoption should underscore the economic viability of such policies during each strategic step.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2014 15:53
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