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Preventive behaviours in avoiding indoor secondhand smoke exposure among pregnant women in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings of this study highlight the difficulties of pregnant Chinese women in avoiding complete exposure to SHS and point to the urgent need to promote a complete ban on home smoking and restrictions on smoking in public places and workplaces in Chin
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 16:07
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CVS Health Foundation and American Academy of Pediatrics Announce New Initiative to Reduce Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

The program will provide clinicians with the messages, tools and counseling protocols needed to screen for secondhand smoke exposure and better prepare them to speak with parents and families about the importance of reducing tobacco use.
PR Newswire
added Jul 7, 2016 13:12
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The socioeconomic gradient of secondhand smoke exposure in children: evidence from 26 low-income and middle-income countries

Conclusions Special attention should be given to reduce ESHS among children from rural and socioeconomically disadvantaged households as social inequalities in ESHS might contribute to social inequalities in health over the life course.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 17, 2016 01:10
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[New York] The Modern Way to Handle Marijuana Smoke / Are Changing Attitudes on Pot Affecting House Rules?

Sometimes, instead of encouraging smokers to stop outright, a board can have better success with urging owners to better keep their smoking contained. "I had a building where all of the shareholders who smoke were required to install a gasket around thei
The Cooperator
added Apr 26, 2016 16:01
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[California] LA Campaign Seeks Smokeless Apartment Buildings

Called Smokefree Apartments Los Angeles, with the tag line, “It’s time for all LA to breathe easy,” the new initiative provides tools for tenants of private, multi-unit rental buildings to start a dialogue with landlords about voluntary smoke-free polici
California Healthline
added Apr 7, 2016 17:36
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Mother's smoking and complex lung function of offspring in middle age: A cohort study from childhood

Heavy maternal smoking during childhood appears to predispose to spirometrically defined COPD. The interplay between maternal and personal smoking on gas transfer factor suggests that early life exposure increases an individual's susceptibility to adult
Wiley Online Library
added Mar 12, 2016 22:30
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Third-Hand Cigarette Smoke Residues Can Lead to Diabetes

"Third-hand smoke is the accumulation of second-hand smoke on the environmental surfaces,” said Manuela Martins-Green, a cell biologist at the University of California, Riverside. “So, as the smoke is coming out of the ends of the cigarettes, it's then d
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Mar 7, 2016 16:37
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[New York] Manhattan Co-op Ordered to Pay $120,000 to a Woman Affected by Secondhand Smoke

Quite a few co-ops in New York have already gone smoke-free, in part to forestall such cases. In 2006, a judge in Manhattan ruled that if secondhand smoke is seeping into an apartment, the building owner is breaching its “warrant of habitability,” which
New York Magazine
added Mar 5, 2016 00:03
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Indoor and outdoor air pollution 'claiming at least 40,000 UK lives a year'

the report, from the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, also highlights the less understood impact of indoor pollution... Sources of indoor air pollution include smoking, faulty boilers, gas cookers and heat
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:22
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[New York] Housing Authority smoking ban will be in place April 1

As of April 1, Geneva Housing Authority tenants will not be able to smoke inside their apartments or in common areas. Outdoors, no smoking will be allowed within 25 feet of any building or outdoor common areas, such as a gazebo or playground.
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Feb 16, 2016 17:49
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