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new data from cdc underscores need for hud to finalize smoke-free public housing rules

we are keen to see final regulations from the Department of Housing and Urban Development making public housing smoke-free. We also need to see more effort going into making those policies stick – including cessation help for apartment-dwellers.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:33
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Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC

Apartment residents are more likely to smoke and less likely to have smoke-free rules than people living in single-family homes...found that 20 percent of adults living in apartments or condos smoked, potentially exposing nearby residents to secondhand sm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 13, 2016 19:14
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Study: Smokers more likely to live in apartments

If you live in an apartment, you are more likely to be a smoker or breathe smoky air than someone who lives in a single family home. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s a big problem in private and public housing. Using da
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:25
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GLANTZ: CDC shows that involuntary secondhand smoke exposure is high in multiunit housing; when will Obama issue rule protecting them?

the Obama Administration is still sitting on a rule that would make HUD subsidized multiunit housing smokefree. The CDC’s national data provides powerful evidence on the importance of this issuing a final rule. It also supports local and state legislati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:32
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Tobacco Use, Secondhand Smoke, and Smoke-Free Home Rules in Multiunit Housing

One quarter of MUH residents use tobacco, and one third of MUH residents with smoke-free rules experience SHS incursions. Interventions are warranted to promote tobacco cessation and smoke-free building policies to protect all MUH residents, employees, a
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jul 13, 2016 15:57
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Study: Second-Hand Smoke Drifts into Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing

People living in apartments or condos who have established smoke-free homes are still being exposed to the dangers of second-hand smoke, according to a new study released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study looked at tob
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Jul 13, 2016 15:55
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[Alaska] TARNAI: Secondhand smoke a danger in apartments

Secondhand smoke exposure in multi-unit housing complexes is a common problem and can be dangerous. Exposure to secondhand smoke can lead to lung cancer, COPD, strokes, heart attacks and asthma. It’s particularly dangerous for children, pregnant women,
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jul 13, 2016 14:20
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[Canada] Effects of Enactment of Legislative (Public) Smoking Bans on Voluntary Home Smoking Restrictions: A Review

Findings converge in dispelling notions of displacement of smoking into the home as a consequence of legislative bans that prohibit smoking in public spaces. Evidence from the studies reviewed suggests that through their influence on social norms, legisla
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 5, 2016 16:44
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Lifelong Cardiovascular Adverse Effects of Childhood Tobacco Smoke Exposure

The prevailing evidence of ETS exposure and its cardiovascular consequences beginning as early as in utero and lasting into adulthood highlight the importance of eliminating ETS exposure. The purpose of this report is to illustrate the epidemiological tre
Springer Science+Business Media
added Jul 10, 2016 15:39
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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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