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1 in 4 non-smokers are exposed to dangerous levels of second-hand smoke: CDC reveals progress has stalled after huge drop since the 80s

One in four non-smokers - including 14 million children - are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke, new CDC data reveal. The rate of cigarette smokers has plummeted since the late 1980s, and with it the number of people unwittingly affected b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:54
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Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Among Nonsmokers — United States, 1988–2014

Continued measures to implement comprehensive smoke-free laws in workplaces and public places, adoption of smoke-free home and vehicle rules, and educational interventions warning about the risks for secondhand smoke exposure can further reduce secondhan
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 7, 2018 06:08
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[UK] The JVS Show: Smoking in social housing, children using technology, Marks and Spencer knickers

BBC Online
added Dec 6, 2018 15:22
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Decline Stalls: 58 Million Americans Still Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

the percentage of nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke did not decline significantly across most demographic subgroups. This lack of decline could be attributable to the slowed adoption of comprehensive smoke-free laws in all workplaces, restaurants, a
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 10, 2018 04:33
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Low-income, rural kids at higher risk for second- or third-hand smoke exposure

Infants and toddlers in low-income, rural areas may be at higher risk for second- and third-hand smoke than previously reported, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. Approximately 15 percent of children in the study tested
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Dec 7, 2018 18:34
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Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants

Infants from low-income, nonurban families have a high magnitude of environmental smoke exposure, according to a study published... 12 percent of infants registered cotinine values of ≥12 ng/mL, consistent with active smoking in adults
Doctors Lounge
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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[Massachusetts] Provincetown Board of health pushes for smoke-free incentives

In an effort to stub out secondhand smoke complaints from tenants at affordable and community housing developments, the board of health is seeking to amend the town’s bylaws to incentivize developers and managers to implement smoking policies.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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Disseminating a Smoke Free Homes program to low SES households in the US through 2-1-1: Results of a national impact evaluation

Among those reached for two-month follow-up, the proportion who reported establishing a smoke-free home was comparable to or higher than smoke-free home rates in the prior controlled research studies.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 8, 2018 20:40
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Magnitude and Chronicity of Environmental Smoke Exposure Across Infancy and Early Childhood in a Sample of Low-Income Children [FREE FULL TEXT]

Young children from low-income, nonurban communities appear to bear a higher burden of secondhand smoke exposure than previous studies have reported. Results contribute to understanding populations at greater risk, as well as specific, potentially mallea
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 7, 2018 06:14
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[Texas] Secondhand pot smoke found in kids’ lungs

They found detectable levels of marijuana metabolite, COOH-THC, in 46 percent of the samples...In Texas, of course, smoking marijuana anywhere is illegal, but that doesn’t mean it never happens. If you or someone you know smokes marijuana near children,
Midland (TX) Reporter-Telegram
added Dec 1, 2018 16:16
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