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[California] Before summer break, Grant Elementary families warned about lingering effects of smoke breaks

Shining a light on the consequences of second-hand smoke at Grant Elementary will hopefully convince parents not to light up around their kids or allow others to do so. That was the main message from Dr. Raymond Chimezie’s workshop last week at the Rich
Richmond (CA) Standard (Chevron Richmond)
added Jun 10, 2015 13:40
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[Illinois] Livingston County Housing Authority properties become smoke-free

Effective June 1, all Livingston County Housing Authority Properties became 100 percent smoke-free indoors and outdoors. “The board made the decision to become smoke-free in an effort to protect our residents, employees and visitors from the ha
My Web Times--Streator (IL) Times-Press
added Jun 7, 2015 21:46
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[UK] STREET-PORTER: The right of children to breath clean air trumps any ‘right’ a parent has to smoke - Comment - Voices - The Independent

I grew up in a home where both parents smoked continuously. My father had a heart attack followed by bypass surgery, and my sister died of lung cancer.... Addiction to cigarettes (like alcohol) is harming children in low-income homes and they have no cho
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:15
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[UK] We adore our son and we've never smoked in front of him... now we just want him back: Parents speak out after judge rules boy, 2, should be placed for adoption because of their habit

The couple whose two-year-old son was taken from them because of their smoking have pleaded for his return and claim they had switched to e-cigarettes to try to keep their child. They also accused social workers of stealing the blond, blue-eyed toddler b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 7, 2015 22:12
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South Florida apartments going smoke-free

Smokers looking to rent a place in South Florida shouldn't assume they're free to light up inside their own living rooms. Apartment managers across the region are gradually designating some properties smoke-free -- and the ban extends to individual unit
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jun 7, 2015 11:43
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[UK] Toddler taken from parents because his house was full of cigarette smoke

A two-year-old boy has been taken from his parents amid fears their smoking put him at risk. A health visitor described seeing a ‘cloud of smoke’ over the youngster, who had been unwell for some time and was asleep on the sofa.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:45
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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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