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[UK-Scotland] Second-hand smoke risks highlighted

People who smoke near children are being targeted in a public health campaign to create a tobacco-free generation. Second-hand smoke is estimated to cause more than 20,000 cases of respiratory infection in children and account for one in five cot deaths
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 25, 2014 10:14
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Quincy landlords push for smoke-free complexes

"We were one of the only facilities that our company owned that was not a smoke free facility," Myers said. Myers says the fire hazards of smoking, along with the dangers of second hand smoke, were what ultimately led to her decision to make the complex
WGEM-TV (Quincy, IL)
added Mar 20, 2014 12:38
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[Japan] Does Smoking Tobacco at Home Make Your Dog’s Respiratory Disease Worse?

While Dr. Yamaya told Decoded Science that she suspects that PTSE may trigger respiratory disease, the team was not able to determine whether it was the initiating factor in any of the animals in this study, as only dogs admitted to the Animal Medical Ce
Decoded Science
added Mar 10, 2014 12:43
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[Finland] Exposure to parental smoking in childhood or adolescence is associated with increased carotid intima-media thickness in young adults: evidence from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study and the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study

results show the pervasive effect of exposure to parental smoking on children's vascular health up to 25 years later. There must be continued efforts to reduce smoking among adults to protect young people and to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
European Heart Journal
added Mar 5, 2014 13:58
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[California] Cotati woman pursuing a ban on indoor apartment smoking

Her plight has drawn support from from city and county officials, a state lawmaker and American Lung Association advocates, who all see California moving slowly and unevenly toward the protection Orozco wants.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Feb 27, 2014 01:44
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[Pennsylvania] State promotes smoke-free multi-unit housing

Department of Health is encouraging apartment complexes to go smoke-free. Judy Ochs, director of the Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control, says smoke-free multi-unit housing helps reduce the negative consequences of second-hand smoke on families an
WITF (Harrisburg, PA)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:29
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[Korea - South] 3 in 10 Korean teens exposed to secondhand smoke

The Korea Health Promotion Foundation said 31.8 per cent of male students and 35.6 per cent of female students were found to have experienced passive smoking in their daily lives. On average, teenage boys were exposed to secondhand smoke 3.41 days a wee
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 19, 2014 08:09
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[Australia] Lighting up on balconies could be banned

PROPOSED changes to strata laws by the New South Wales Parliament this year could provide impetus for a Queensland blitz on apartment dwellers who smoke. One of the hot topics under the microscope has been that of second-hand smoke entering neighbouring
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Feb 6, 2014 13:53
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[New York] Unwanted Water and Smoke

unlikely that the board can evict you for your habit just by changing the house rules … take this opportunity to do your neighbors a public-health service and comply, as secondhand smoke has been known to damage the health of nonsmokers. Depending on the
New York Times
added Dec 27, 2013 22:30
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[California] WYDEVEN: Where there's smoke there's complaints

While residents of San Rafael have not been vocal in opposing the ban, there has been an outcry from smokers across the country who fear similar bans in their hometowns. I was happy that smoking was banned in the apartment building I lived in during law
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Dec 14, 2013 19:56
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