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Tobacco use kills at least 36 people a day in Cuba

A nationwide survey of the risk factors in smoking prepared by the Public Health Ministry found that 24 percent of Cubans age 15 and over "actively" smoke, and more...World No Tobacco Day on May 31, Cuban health authorities are insisting that tobacco use
Fox News
added Jun 1, 2015 11:06
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[UK] Boy Taken Into Care Over Parents' Smoking

A two-year-old boy has been taken from his parents after a health visitor raised concerns about cigarette smoke in the family home. Health visitor Julie Allen told a family court judge that she had not come across such a "smoky house" in her 10-year car
Sky News (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:50
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[New Jersey] Condo smoking ban difficult to fight

If you can prove the case that your property values would drop, you might sway enough other unit owners to vote down the smoke-free amendment. But what we’re seeing is that smoke-free communities are popular and could drive property values up instead of
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added May 31, 2015 09:38
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[Canada] MOORE: Smoke that cigarette but don’t burn my place down

in Edmonton and area 55 dwellings have burned down or have received heavy damage because of careless smoking...you can’t be charged for stupidity — there’s no law against it — but maybe there should be. Smokers should be on the hook for burning someone ou
Edson (AB) Leader (ca)
added May 31, 2015 08:09
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[Louisiana] Board rejects proposal to ban smoking in Terrebonne public housing complexes

A proposal to ban smoking in Terrebonne public housing apartments died before it reached a vote today. The proposal was introduced by Houma-Terrebonne Housing Authority board member Gordon Landry. It sought to ban smoking in all apartments and common ar
Houma (LA) Courier
added May 28, 2015 22:54
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[New York] Letter: Smoking ban should apply to apartments

Write to the governor and local senators and representatives and ask them to include bans against smoking and its secondhand smoke effects in multi-family apartments. Contact the American Lung Association for more information to help you “clean the indoo
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added May 29, 2015 11:30
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[New Hampshire] Smoke-Free Housing Directory to be unveiled in Monadnock Region Property owners and managers sought for rental property listings

offered by The Cheshire Coalition for Tobacco Free Communities, is also being touted as a marketing advantage for property owners and managers who will be able to list and promote rental properties for free. The online directory is scheduled to go live
New Hampshire Business Review
added May 27, 2015 14:12
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Outlaw smoke that permeates others' homes

MY FAMILY, including two children, has had to endure the noxious fumes coming from the neighbours directly beneath us for several years now...., I truly hope the Government will take more measures to protect non-smokers' health.
Straits Times (sg)
added May 27, 2015 02:26
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[Canada] Cigarette butt and a garbage pail of diapers to blame for massive condo fire: Edmonton fire chief

The blaze, which is expected to cost more than $16.3 million in building and property damage, is the second major Edmonton fire in less than a year caused by smoking material being carelessly thrown out...over the last five years, firefighters have respo
Metro (ca)
added May 25, 2015 23:20
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[USA] Cuban and Puerto Rican Adults Who Grow Up With Smokers Twice as Likely to Become Smokers

twice as likely to smoke during their adulthoods than non-Hispanic populations and slightly more likely than other Hispanic subgroups, according to a new report. The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) released new findings based
Latin Post
added May 25, 2015 21:31
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