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Avoiding the Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke

Beyond the unpleasant sensory experience, there’s another reason the residue of smoking – not just the smoking itself or secondhand smoke – is garnering increasing attention: Emerging research from testing cultured human cells to more recent animal studi
U.S. News & World Report
added Apr 5, 2016 15:38

[Australia] WA’s anti-smoking lobbyists look for ban on smoking at home

Smoking in an apartment, unit, villa or townhouse could be outlawed in WA if health advocates get their way. A number of peak bodies have united in a submission to government as it considers reform of the strata titles act. Cancer Council WA, the Austr (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:14

[Australia] Quit Victoria says owners corporations should have ability to ban smoking in apartment bu

The comments come as a Victorian Government review into consumer property law raised the issue of "smoke drift" within apartment blocks. An issues paper prepared by Consumer Affairs Victoria noted smoke drift was commonly raised as an issue with owners
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 18:23

[Australia] No Smoking at Home: Victoria Frames New Rules

The Victorian government is seeking new smoking curbs by modifying the concerned property laws covering apartments. The Issue Paper released by Consumer Affairs Victoria said a review of the Owners Corporation Act 2006 is in the cards and Victoria may f
Australia Network news (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:02

[Australia] Victorian Government floats smoking rules for owners corporations

an issues paper released by Consumer Affairs Victoria about a review of the Owners Corporation Act 2006 has flagged the possibility of Victoria following NSW where owners corporations can now make rules about smoke drift as a nuisance. This means that if
The Age (au)
added Apr 3, 2016 18:04
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[New York] Lawsuit: Upper West Side Condo Board Claims Pot-Smoking Tenants Stinking Up Building

they like to smoke weed — a lot, 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reported. The first-floor residents have been fined 20 times for marijuana smoke over recent years, but the board is now suing them for $10,000 and an additional $12,000 in unpaid common charges, a
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 2, 2016 01:23

[California] WELCH: Chewing tobacco at ballparks is disgusting, but it shouldn't be illegal

nobody on this earth is forcing little Johnny Shortstop to watch baseball on TV, let alone derive any positive life lessons from people who can handle 90-mph sliders. (Hey Johnny: Please don't Google Lenny Dykstra.)
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 31, 2016 15:44

[UK] Epping Forest District Council proposes 'vaping' crackdown

Using e-cigarettes could be banned in communal areas of Epping Forest council housing under new plans. People will also be forbidden from charging the devices from council-owned computers, as part of an Epping Forest District Council crackdown on ‘vapin
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Apr 1, 2016 20:22

Infant Ear Infections Becoming Less Common

The study didn't dig into the reasons for the decline. But experts say the credit likely goes to certain childhood vaccines, rising rates of breast-feeding and the drop in Americans' smoking rate.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 28, 2016 15:34

[Canada] Quinte landlords group declares war on smokers

Fed up with the damage caused by some tenants smoking in their units, members of the Quinte Landlords Association brought in the Public Health Unit to educate them on how to outlaw smoking in their buildings. Health Promoter Rebecca Mathers-Phillips fro
County Live (Bloomfield, ON) (ca)
added Mar 28, 2016 23:18
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