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[Virginia] VIDEO: Public housing residents frustrated over smoking ban

members of Crescent Halls aren't happy and have a lot of questions. "I pay my rent, and when I shut my door, I feel like I should be able to do what I like," says Deborah Booker, Residents Association President at Crescent Halls. That won't be the case
WCAV/WVAW/WAHU (Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:47
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[Alabama] Thirdhand smoke is a real thing and it's dangerous for toddlers

Scott wasn't just unaware of thirdhand smoke, he had been unintentionally bringing it around his nieces and nephews after being exposed by other people. A research article in PLOS ONE describes thirdhand smoke or THS as components of secondhand smoke tha
WBMA ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:21
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Secondhand smoke exposure and risk of wheeze in early childhood: a prospective pregnancy birth cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

findings suggest that maternal smoking throughout pregnancy might be associated with an increased risk of wheeze in children. There is also the possibility of a positive additive effect of pre- and postnatal smoking exposure on the risk of childhood wheez
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:51
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Inconsistent policy causes confusion

an apartment here owned by the Superior Housing Authority... the picnic table is a community area...smokers have taken it over...all community areas are smoke free but the SHA tells tenants they can sit out there and smoke.
Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Crack down on inconsiderate smoking neighbours

I am one of the HDB dwellers who have been exposed to second-hand smoke from neighbours living in the flat below. In my case, the family of three are all chain smokers and, on weekends, they would invite their friends, who are also smokers.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:56
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[Indiana] Dead at 42, father & husband inspires anti-smoking campaign for African-Americans

His doctors warned him his habit had an impact on his health. Even that didn’t work... Since William’s death, Xavier, 14, and Yulonda have been sharing that message with other African-Americans as part of the Indiana Black Expo’s “Matters of the Heart” ca
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 14, 2017 11:22
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A randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention to reduce children’s exposure to secondhand smoke in the home [FREE FULL TEXT]

By reducing exposure to SHS in the homes of children who live with smokers unable or unwilling to quit, this intervention offers huge potential to reduce children’s’ tobacco-related harm.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:50
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[Virginia] Lynchburg housing authority preparing for upcoming smoking ban

The Lynchburg Redevelopment & Housing Authority is gearing up for the implementation of a federal smoking ban at each of its four public housing communities. A smoke-free rule issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development took effect Fe
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Jul 10, 2017 16:57
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] SINGH: NEA’s enforcement of smoking laws leaves much to be desired

I give the National Environment Agency two out of 10 for its enforcement actions... Would the NEA please enlighten the public with answers to some questions? How many of its employees are anti-littering/smoking enforcement officers? Do they visit HDB prec
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 10, 2017 00:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Smoking on balconies can also pose fire risk

I hope the authorities will seriously look at cigarette litter and smoking on balconies. Residents in both public and private housing who smoke should be given guidelines, if it is going to be allowed to continue. Last year, a lighted cigarette thrown
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:20
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