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[Pennsylvania] Babies, toddlers at greater risk from second-hand smoke than previously thought, Penn State study finds

In testing that included over 1,200 children, researchers found that up to 15 percent of them had levels of cotinine, a byproduct of the body’s breakdown of nicotine, comparable to what would be found in an adult smoker. Overall, about 63 percent of the
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Dec 15, 2018 03:57

[California] ‘Thirdhand smoke’ can be embedded in furniture, fabrics, SDSU research says

A new San Diego State study shows tobacco smoke can embed traces of toxins into furniture and fabrics. SDSU Department of Psychology Chairman Georg E. Matt led the study that investigated concentrations of residual nicotine in the air and in traces left o
Daily Aztec (San Diego State U.)
added Dec 14, 2018 05:33

[New Zealand] ACT lashes out over proposed smoking-at-home ban

The ACT Party has rubbished a suggestion the Government could ban smoking inside homes. Louisa Wall made the suggestion to Newshub on Wednesday, saying it could be the next step after banning smoking in cars with children. Government divided over possibl
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 14, 2018 04:41
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[UK] AUDIO: The Housing Podcast: should action be taken to help social tenants stop smoking?

The Housing Podcast team is joined by Lee Sugden of Salix Homes and Emma Lindley of Ashfield District Council to ask if social landlords have a role in helping tenants quit smoking - and if so, what it is.
Inside Housing (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 00:09

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

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

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

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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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

[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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