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[West Virginia] Huntington housing authority bans smoking

The Herald-Dispatch reports the Huntington Housing Authority has banned smoking at its administrative offices, company-owned vehicles, common spaces and more than 600 public housing units starting July 1. Authority Executive Director Vickie Lester says t
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 6, 2018 02:24
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[Virginia] End to smoking good thing for SRHA

Smoking in Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority-owned buildings will soon be a thing of the past, and that’s a good thing... We believe SRHA should go one step farther than the HUD regulation, though, and disallow smoking anywhere on its propertie
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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[Nebraska] PPHD helping landlords work toward smoke-free buildings

According to the Panhandle Public Health District, 71 percent of Nebraska households where at least one person smokes have a no smoking rule inside the home. This still leaves nearly 18,000 children in Nebraska exposed and unprotected from secondhand smo
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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Secondhand smoking tied to snoring in kids

Exposing children to secondhand tobacco smoke increases their risk of developing habitual snoring, according to an analysis of existing research. The results, from 24 studies including nearly 88,000 kids, may create a "teachable moment" for parents to co
Reuters Health
added Jul 5, 2018 16:17
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Social Aspects of Hookah Smoking Among US Youth [FREE FULL TEXT]

Peer influence most strongly predicted occasional smoking, whereas household member influence most strongly predicted frequent hookah smoking. More than 3 in 5 youth overestimated the prevalence of hookah smoking within their grade. Mass media and program
Pediatrics
added Jul 4, 2018 04:22
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[Illinois] As public housing buildings go smoke-free, health advocates mobilize to help residents quit

The rule prohibits tobacco products — cigarettes, cigars, pipes and hookahs — in living units, indoor common areas, administrative offices and outdoors within 25 feet of housing and administrative office buildings. The policy does not explicitly ban elect
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 2, 2018 15:22
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[Japan] Smoke exposure during pregnancy and infancy tied to hearing loss

researchers examined data on 50,734 children born between 2004 and 2010 in Kobe City, Japan. Overall, about 4 percent of these kids were exposed to smoking during pregnancy or infancy, and roughly 1 percent had tobacco exposure during both periods.
Reuters
added Jun 29, 2018 13:50
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[China] Paternal smoking linked to miscarriage risk

Would-be fathers may increase their partner’s risk of miscarriage by smoking during the pregnancy, or even during the time leading up to conception, a large study from China suggests.
Reuters
added Jun 29, 2018 13:48
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The Effect of Secondary Cigarette Smoke from Household Members on Breastfeeding Duration: A Prospective Cohort Study

Conclusion: Mothers who were exposed to two or more smokers in the household had a significantly shorter duration of any breastfeeding at 12-month follow-up.
Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:22
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[Tennessee] Housing Authority Bans Smoking In Its Buildings

A smoke-free policy was approved Tuesday by the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, which will go into effect next month. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is requiring the implementation of the policy. According to HUD, the pol
Greeneville (TN) Sun
added Jun 28, 2018 21:45
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