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[Ireland] De BRIT: ‘Lighting up in someone’s house now feels totally wrong, like driving without a seatbelt’

There’s also our world-famous culture of hospitality to consider. A zero-tolerance approach doesn’t sit well with a hundred thousand fáiltes. The usual rule is that a guest’s comfort is priority (which is why Irish homes are heated to near boiling when g
Irish Times (ie)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:10
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[New Zealand] Smoking main cause of preventable child death - Plunket

Smoking anywhere where children are present is the main cause of preventable death and health problems in childhood. That's according to Plunket, which wants to stamp out smoking around children. Part of the problem is smoking in cars with children on b
Newshub (nz)
added Nov 7, 2018 17:54

WHO says air pollution kills 600,000 children every year

Parents should try to avoid household air pollution by using less polluting fuels for cooking and heating and not smoking but to reduce child exposure to ambient pollution they should need to lobby politicians to clean up the environment, WHO experts sai
added Oct 30, 2018 22:01

Biggest Risks For Kids This Halloween May Be Surprising

most will fail to warn them about the biggest risk – one which may kill more children this Halloween than all of the others combined: parental smoking in their presence
added Oct 30, 2018 17:06
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Home health and community care workers’ occupational exposure to second-hand smoke: A rapid literature review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Exposure to SHS is likely to be common for workers who enter private homes to provide care. There is a need for research to understand the number of workers exposed to SHS, and the frequency, duration and intensity of the exposure. Guidance should be dev
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 26, 2018 20:21

[Canada] Legal cannabis won’t change social housing rules, Nunavut Housing Corp. says

If you’re a smoker in Nunavut, you now have to take a few extra steps away from certain buildings when you go outside to smoke a cigarette—or joint. Since cannabis was legalized across Canada Oct. 17, Nunavut has increased the buffer zone around most wo
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2018 18:52

[New Jersey] Plainsboro condo complex bans smoking

Ravens Crest East at Princeton Meadows Condominium Association has banned smoking within the perimeters of the community, including on balconies and inside units. The ban takes effect on Jan. 1. "We just kept on getting complaints from residents," said (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Oct 26, 2018 18:47

[California] Early-childhood advocates see cannabis challenges rise as tobacco sales fall

As more states consider legalizing marijuana, California's First 5 agencies are on the forefront of educating the public about the impacts during pregnancy and in homes with young children. AUTHOR
added Oct 23, 2018 17:33

[UK] Tobacco commissioning support 2019 to 2020: principles and indicators

The new plan sets out the ambition for a further reduction in smoking rates, down to 12% by the end of 2022, as the first step toward a generation of non-smokers, which will be achieved when smoking prevalence is at 5% or below. The plan prioritises red
added Oct 21, 2018 19:17

Secondhand smoke exposure and depressive symptoms in children: a longitudinal study

SHS exposure is associated with depressive symptoms in young persons, both concurrently and one year later. This finding adds to the evidence base supporting that children should be protected from SHS exposure.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2018 18:54
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