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[UK-Scotland] Why ASH Scotland does not support a ban on smoking in the home

Any government ban or legal restriction must always be justified by balancing the benefits achieved against the costs imposed. The practical implications of imposing, and monitoring and enforcing, a ban on smoking in the home are substantial, while any
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:43

[Illinois] Smoking ban vexes Decatur public housing residents

Residents who live at Decatur Housing Authority properties will soon be barred from smoking there as part of a nationwide smoking ban for federally subsidized public housing, and local officials are bracing for blowback. While the ban will take effect n
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57

[New York] Some residents at 400 Towers slow to comply with new no-smoking policy

A group of non-smoking residents at 400 Towers are demanding stronger enforcement of a no-smoking policy that was instituted in April and they've prepared a petition for the Housing Authority asking for sterner measures against rule violators. Nathan Va
The Batavian (Batavia County, NY)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:29

[UK-Scotland] Should smoking be banned in the home?

ASH Scotland wants to hold talks with social housing providers to explore ways of introducing no smoking rules for some tenants. It also wants to look at how legislation surrounding smoking in residential care homes could be tightened up to protect staf
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 00:37

[UK-Scotland] Ban smoking at home, say Scots campaigners

Last week, Dr Sean Semple, an academic from Aberdeen University, said restrictions on smoking at home may have to be imposed to protect children. Meanwhile, Ash Scotland, the charity that helped to bring about a ban on smoking in public places in 2006,
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 16, 2017 05:46

[Pennsylvania] Even third-hand smoke poses health risks

There is no medical research about the cancer-causing effects of tobacco odors, but the medical research shows that the particles that make up second-hand tobacco smoke and thirdhand residuals can attach itself to hair, clothing and other surfaces. Any am
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Oct 10, 2017 20:34

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly passes ordinance against passive smoking aimed at protecting children

approved an ordinance aimed at protecting children from inhaling secondhand cigarette smoke in homes and other places. The ordinance, cosponsored by Tomin First (Tokyoites First), Komeito and the Democratic Party, was approved by a majority vote in a ple
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:32

13 Ways to Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

1. Open a Window Adequate ventilation is key to...2. Ban Smoking “Absolutely no cigarette smoke,” says Norman Edelman, M.D., senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association. Secondhand smoke impairs respiratory health and is responsible for s
Consumer Reports
added Sep 30, 2017 21:34

[Australia] Tobacco-smoke residue that lingers in furniture, curtains and house dust can still be harmful

There is growing evidence that third-hand smoke contamination is extensive and can linger for extended periods. Non-smokers can be exposed to third-hand smoke from breathing residual gases, touching surfaces and swallowing dust. Chemical reactions of nic
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 19, 2017 00:22

[UK-Scotland] Further action needed to reduce smoking inequalities, say experts

POOR Scots are still three times more likely to smoke than their more affluent counterparts despite a slew of anti-tobacco strategies, experts have said. However, the number of children exposed to second-hand smoke in Scottish homes has been cut from in
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:10
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