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California to ban smoking at home daycare centers

Home day care operators in California must stop smoking in their houses, even after hours when children are gone. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday he had signed AB1819, joining 12 other states with similar bans that target "third-hand" smoke.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 20, 2014 13:28
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[California] Housing group aims to clear the air among neighbors

Apartments in Calaveras County should close the door to smoking inside, says the Calaveras Multiunit Housing Workgroup, which strives to protect residents from secondhand smoke. On Sept. 10, the group presented “Share Walls, Not Smoke,” a 12-minute aware
Calaveras (CA) Enterprise
added Sep 16, 2014 13:47
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[Canada] Growing movement to ban smoking in Toronto apartment buildings

“Eighty per cent of residents who live in multi-unit housing in Ontario would choose smoke free if they had a choice,” said Lorraine Fry, the executive director of the Non-Smokers’ Rights Association. “Landlords don’t know that it’s legal for them to ac
GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 16, 2014 02:56
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UW Study: Veterans Lag Behind in Adopting Smoke-Free Home Rules

a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggests that veterans are less likely to implement rules about having a smoke-free home, an agreement among occupants that has several associated health benefits, when compared to nonveteran civilians.
HealthCanal.com
added Sep 10, 2014 05:41
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Smoke-free building policies cut indoor exposure: study

Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings exposure to the tiny particles in cigarette smoke may be cut by half or more, according to a new study.
Reuters
added Sep 8, 2014 17:05
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Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC

No-smoking-in-the-house rules jumped considerably in the past two decades -- from 43 percent in 1992-93 to 83 percent in 2010-11, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Homes of nonsmokers have become even le
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 6, 2014 14:31
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[Massachusetts] Smoke-free building policies cut indoor exposure: study

Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings exposure to the tiny particles in cigarette smoke may be cut by half or more, according to a new study. Researchers in Boston monitored indoor
Reuters
added Sep 5, 2014 10:35
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[Massachusetts] Comparison of Indoor Air Quality in Smoke-Permitted and Smoke-Free Multiunit Housing: Findings From the Boston Housing Authority

This evaluation documented instances of secondhand smoke transfer between households as well as lower PM2.5 measurements in buildings with smoke-free policies. Building-wide smoke-free policies can limit secondhand smoke exposure for everyone living in mu
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 4, 2014 18:56
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[Massachusetts] Smoke-free building policies cut indoor exposure: study

Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings exposure to the tiny particles in cigarette smoke may be cut by half or more, according to a new study. Researchers in Boston monitored indoor
Reuters
added Sep 4, 2014 18:55
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Prevalence of Smokefree Home Rules — United States, 1992–1993 and 2010–2011

Despite this progress, during 2007–2008, approximately 88 million U.S. residents aged ≥3 years were exposed to SHS, and disparities in exposure exist across subpopulations (5).
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:52
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