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[Massachusetts] Smoking ban secondhand news in some housing units

Gov. Deval Patrick's administration earlier this month released guidelines encouraging all of the state's local housing authorities to implement no-smoking policies in units that receive state funding. In towns like Chelmsford and Billerica, resident re
Lowell (MA) Sun
added Apr 29, 2014 06:07
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Chemist Direct reviews the risk to children exposed to second-hand or passive smoking and investigates the increases of disease and the ageing of arteries

Multiple studies from around the world show evidence of the danger of tobacco and cigarette smoking from as far back as 1964, continued studies show that the range of disease risks also apply to those exposed to second-hand smoke, particularly for childr
PR Web
added Apr 25, 2014 15:47
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[Maine] Bill Nemitz: Public-housing posse smokes out smokers

Call them the smoking cops. Or, to be more specific, four brave souls who are tired of secondhand smoke wafting through their hallways and seeping into their apartments in what is – at least according to the signs all over the place – supposed to be a sm
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Apr 6, 2014 09:26
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[UK] Home smoking causes cot deaths - NHS Ayrshire claim

An astonishing health claim that babies are dying in their cots because a parent smokes in the house, has been made. NHS Ayrshire & Arran have joined in a new campaign to stop people smoking in their homes and cars.
Largs & Millport Weekly News (uk)
added Apr 6, 2014 08:20
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Patrick makes new push for smoke-free public housing in Massachusetts

plans to issue new guidelines to local housing authorities, encouraging them to adopt smoke-free policies in publicly funded units and buildings. While housing authorities cannot limit applications for public housing to non-smokers or require smokers to
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 4, 2014 14:56
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Calls to poison centers about e-cigarettes have surged

Between September 2010 and February this year, the volume of calls involving e-cigarettes rose nationally from about one per month to 215 per month, even as reports involving conventional cigarettes showed no similar increase, the agency said. It also sa
Washington Post
added Apr 4, 2014 12:56
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[UK-Scotland] Campaign to stub out smoking near children

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
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 16:46
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SHERWOOD: 5 Substances in your home more harmful than E-Cigarettes

New York Times published a story that many in the electronic cigarette community feel is a blatant attack on the e-cigarette industry. The article, filled with contradictory statistics, tells about children getting sick from ingesting nicotine and even a
Examiner.com (National)
added Mar 26, 2014 12:55
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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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