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[District of Columbia] Neighbors drop lawsuit over second-hand smoke seeping into home

the Coppingers, both lawyers, dropped their lawsuit after Gray and his family hired workers to add another layer of plaster on the wall between the two homes and add additional metal chutes to the chimney. Just week before both sides were scheduled to app
Washington Post
added Oct 17, 2015 10:14
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Early smoke exposure tied to increased atrial fibrillation risk

People exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb or as children are at an increased risk later in life for an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation...found that people exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb or during childhood were about 40
Reuters
added Oct 17, 2015 10:12
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[Denmark, UK] Most Danish homes smoke-free

Five years ago, 59 percent of homes were smoke-free, today that number has risen to 75 percent. “This is an area were things have truly improved,” Niels Them Kjær, project manager at Kræftens Bekæmpelse told DR Nyheder.
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Oct 14, 2015 17:25
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[California] Should Apartment Buildings Be Smoke-free? Why Renters Need the Option to Avoid Harmful Secondhand Smoke

At Smokefree Air For Everyone, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit I direct, we get calls from people dealing with similar problems at least once a day. S.A.F.E. has been funded for 15 years by the California Department of Public Health’s Tobacco Control Progr
Zócalo Public Square (Arizona State University)
added Oct 9, 2015 13:00
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[France] Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids

Researchers analyzed data from more than 5,200 primary school students in France and found that those exposed to secondhand smoke while in the womb and/or at a young age were at higher risk for behavioral problems, particularly emotional and conduct diso
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 1, 2015 15:13
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[France] Postnatal Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure Related to Behavioral Problems in Children [FREE FULL TEXT]

We observed that ETS postnatal exposure, alone or in association with prenatal exposure, increased the risk of emotional and conduct problems in children. Although additional investigation is required, these findings provide further support for anti-smok
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 28, 2015 14:54
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[UK] Campaign to stop people smoking in their cars and homes to launch later this month

Residents are being encouraged to protect their children and pets from secondhand smoke by making their homes and cars smoke free. The Smokefree Homes and Cars campaign, which launches on August 26, encourages everyone to sign the pledge to make thei
Wisbech Standard (uk)
added Aug 11, 2015 18:49
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[California] Editorial: Ban on public marijuana use makes sense

People have the right to smoke, but when smoke from someone else’s cigarette affects another’s health, it’s time for some government regulation. Limiting smoking in multi-unit buildings with shared walls may seem like overreach for some, but not for the p
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 22, 2015 12:18
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[Pennsylvania] PHA goes smoke-free, provides Internet access

The authority becomes one of more than 500 nationwide with a program in place that bans smoking in at least a few of their dwellings. PHA houses about 80,000 residents. The move by the authority comes as the Department of Housing and Urban Development ha
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Jul 17, 2015 15:42
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[Pennsylvania] PHA bans smoking in all public housing units

The Philadelphia Housing Authority's board of commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to ban smoking in all PHA units. Housing officials said Philadelphia, with 80,000 low-income tenants, is the largest city in the country to enact such a prohibition. T
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 17, 2015 11:27
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